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need firmware for BackUP CS 500VA

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need firmware for BackUP CS 500VA

This was originally posted on APC forums on 9/2/2008


i have friend which is trying to fix mine APC BackUPS CS 500 - serial number BK500EI BB0206009619

its quit old (5-6 years) and i don`t think it can be updated via USB, but its not a problem, friend has a epprom reprogramator

if anyone can help me and sand me firmware for it @ zexzex@gmail.com


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TheNotoriousKMP_apc
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Re: need firmware for BackUP CS 500VA

This was originally posted on APC forums on 9/3/2008


The problem herein lies that you're not going to be able to take firmware from a NEW CS and copy it to an older CS. There's no way for you to interface with the UPS EEPROM like that. The firmware chip that's used in your UPS is not upgradeable by any means, so I guess I'm not really sure how you're planning on accomplishing that feat.

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Re: need firmware for BackUP CS 500VA

This reply was originally posted by Angela on APC forums on 9/2/2008


hi,

the firmware on the UPS EEPROM is proprietary APC information and cannot be given out for any purposes.

reb0rn_apc
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Re: need firmware for BackUP CS 500VA

This was originally posted on APC forums on 9/3/2008


I can get firmware from the same UPS but its brand new unit BackUps CS 500VA will that be compatible?

i sow at brother unit that his model (looks same as mine) have all kind of reading in the power chute and mine had only battery info...

but i have nothing to lose

PS: btw i bet any chines that have need for APC firmware has one 😛

TheNotoriousKMP_apc
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Re: need firmware for BackUP CS 500VA

This was originally posted on APC forums on 9/3/2008


The problem herein lies that you're not going to be able to take firmware from a NEW CS and copy it to an older CS. There's no way for you to interface with the UPS EEPROM like that. The firmware chip that's used in your UPS is not upgradeable by any means, so I guess I'm not really sure how you're planning on accomplishing that feat.