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The Back-UPS CS 500 6-Outlet Backup and Surge Protector, Black (120V) from APC provides professional power protection and battery backup for computer systems. Safe system shutdown and advanced power management capabilities keep systems and data safe via serial or USB connection, and built-in phone/fax/modem (DSL-compatible) connections protect systems from surges traveling on data lines.
The UPS features 6 outlets, 3 of which provide battery backup, and three more that are surge protected. The unit delives battery-powered AC, and its battery provides 15.4 minutes of run time at half-load capacity. APC offers guaranteed protection from surges and spikes with a lifetime, $25,000 Equipment Protection Policy.
Data Line Protection
The surge protector features an RJ-11 surge protection connection that allows you to protect modem connections from power surges. This helps to preserve the life of your modem and further protect your computer from surges.
The UPS features two spaced outlets that are designed to accommodate devices with large "power brick" AC adapters. This lets you power and protect these devices without sacrificing another plug due to their large size.
The surge protector features an audible alarm that lets you know when there is a problem with your power. This helps to make you aware of a power outage or surge.
This UPS features serial ports for computer communication. This communication allows your computer to automatically shut down safely in the event of a power outage.
Battery Failure Notification
Provides early-warning fault analysis on batteries enabling timely preventive maintenance
Provide easy-to-read status of the unit and utility power conditions.
Battery-Protected and Surge-Only Outlets
Reserves power capacity and run time for connected equipment that require battery back-up while providing surge only protection for less critical equipment
Cold-Start / Hot Swap Batteries
Cold-start capable provides temporary battery power when the utility power is out. Hot-swappable batteries ensures clean, uninterrupted power to protected equipment while batteries are being replaced
Disconnected Battery Notification
Warns when a battery is not available to provide backup power.
Periodic battery self-test ensures early detection of a battery that needs to be replaced.
Increases availability by allowing a trained user to perform upgrades and replacements of the batteries reducing Mean Time to Repair (MTTR)
Intelligent Battery Management
Maximizes battery performance, life, and reliability through intelligent, precision charging.
Ensures the product has been tested and approved to work safely with the connected service provider equipment and within the specified environment.
Lifetime Data Recovery Warranty
Provides peace of mind by providing professional data recovery services in the event data is lost due to the failure of the unit.
Battery Replacement Without Tools
Allows quick, easy battery replacement.
Lightning and Surge Protection
Protection from surges, spikes and even lightning is guaranteed!
Resettable Circuit Breaker
Instead of a hard to find fuse, there is a push-button circuit breaker for easy recovery from an overload or short circuit.
In the Box
APC Back-UPS CS 500 6-Outlet Backup and Surge Protector, Black (120V)
Output Power Capacity: 300 Watts / 500 VA Max Configurable Power: 300 Watts / 500 VA Nominal Output Voltage: 120V Topology: Standby Output Connections: 3 x NEMA 5-15R (Battery Backup), 3 x NEMA 5-15R (Surge Protection)
Nominal Input Voltage: 120V Input Frequency: 50/60 Hz +/- 3 Hz (auto sensing) Input Connections: NEMA 5-15P Cord Length: 6 feet / 1.83 meters Input voltage range for main operations: 98 - 140V
Surge Energy Rating
Surge energy rating: 480 Joules Filtering: Full time multi-pole noise filtering : 5% IEEE surge let-through : zero clamping response time : meets UL 1449 Data Line Protection: Analog phone line for phone/fax/modem/DSL (RJ-11 connector)