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APC Symmetra LX 16000 (SYA8K16PXR) - Phase L1 and L2 - spread load to increase Runtime?

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APC Symmetra LX 16000 (SYA8K16PXR) - Phase L1 and L2 - spread load to increase Runtime?

This was originally posted on APC forums on 5/20/2014


We have a Symmetra LX 16000 (SYA8K16PXR), with nine SYTB5 batteries (each less than a year old) in the XR1 rack, and three 4kVA power modules, but have the following Power Draw status (see image below).

Would we get better Runtime if the load was better distributed across the Phase L1 and Phase L2 ?

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Re: APC Symmetra LX 16000 (SYA8K16PXR) - Phase L1 and L2 - spread load to increase Runtime?

This reply was originally posted by Angela on APC forums on 5/20/2014


I don't think you'll get better runtime but you'd be less likely to overload the UPS in the event of a Power Module Failure. General load balancing principles should apply here though - you want to have approximately equal load on phases throughout the facility.

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Re: APC Symmetra LX 16000 (SYA8K16PXR) - Phase L1 and L2 - spread load to increase Runtime?

This reply was originally posted by Angela on APC forums on 5/20/2014


I don't think you'll get better runtime but you'd be less likely to overload the UPS in the event of a Power Module Failure. General load balancing principles should apply here though - you want to have approximately equal load on phases throughout the facility.