Which battery does APC use?

Which battery does APC use?

APC UPS Systems use Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) batteries. VRLA batteries are designed to recombine hydrogen and oxygen and emit only extremely small amounts of hydrogen under normal operating conditions.

What batteries can I use in UPS?

There are three main types of batteries used in uninterruptible power supplies: Nickel-Cadmium, Lead-Acid, and Lithium-Ion. There isn’t a single “best” UPS battery technology – the choice should be made on a case-by-case basis.

How long will a 600w UPS last?

It can run 300 Watts worth of equipment for four minutes. Even if you can get the load down closer to 150 Watts, you won’t be able to get more than 10 minutes before the system goes down.

Why is my APC battery backup flashing red and green?

The constant alert one and flashing red/green lights can indicate a disconnected or failed battery.

What is the best battery for home UPS?


  1. Exide Inva Master Battery.
  2. Luminous Inverlast Tubular battery.
  3. Exide Inverter Plus Battery.
  4. Atom Battery by Loom Solar.
  5. Luminous ILTT 18048 Battery.
  6. Exide 150ah Tubular Battery.
  7. Luminous Inverlast Battery 150ah/12v.
  8. Microtek TT 2450 Battery.

Which is most commonly used battery type in a UPS?

Valve Regulated (VRLA) Also known as Sealed Lead-Acid (SLA), this is the most common type found in modern UPS systems. They typically come with a 5 or 10-year design life and are best stored in a dry, climate-controlled room at a temperature of 20-25°C.

Can I replace lead acid battery with lithium ion UPS?

No,you can’t replace the VRLA batteries with lithium batteries on your existing UPS. Lithium ion batteries have different charging regimes and voltages. If the UPS came with a standard gel type lead acid battery, it will have voltage regulation and charging cycles specific for that type of battery.

How do I know what model APC battery I have?

The model number is not on the front of the unit, but can be found on a sticker on either the bottom or rear of your product. The location of the label as well as letter and number sequences will vary by model and product type.