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ups may have taken lightning hit

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ups may have taken lightning hit

This was originally posted on APC forums on 5/30/2010


We had a close lightning hit a while ago and my UPS Model BPS350C started beeping, so I took it offline. Today, I plugged it again and it still beeps. Can this be from a fried battery, or has my UPS been destroyed?


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ups may have taken lightning hit

This was originally posted on APC forums on 5/30/2010


We had a close lightning hit a while ago and my UPS Model BPS350C started beeping, so I took it offline. Today, I plugged it again and it still beeps. Can this be from a fried battery, or has my UPS been destroyed?

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Re: ups may have taken lightning hit

This reply was originally posted by Laurie on APC forums on 6/3/2010


It depends on the beeping pattern and what lights are lit up on the UPS, as well as how it functions aside from the noise. I would also recommend calling tech support for troubleshooting to determine if the unit simply needs a new battery or something similar: 800-890-4272 option 5 for tech support, option 2 for Back-UPS.

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ups may have taken lightning hit

This was originally posted on APC forums on 5/30/2010


We had a close lightning hit a while ago and my UPS Model BPS350C started beeping, so I took it offline. Today, I plugged it again and it still beeps. Can this be from a fried battery, or has my UPS been destroyed?