Why are the battery charge LEDs flashing on a Smart-UPS?

November 16, 2020 Off By idswater

Why are the battery charge LEDs flashing on a Smart-UPS?

If runtime remaining is 8 minutes or less , then the battery bar graph LEDs will flash in unison. The batteries inside of the Smart-UPS are controlled by a microprocessor within the UPS. Sometimes it is necessary to reset this microprocessor, especially after the installation of new batteries.

How do you troubleshoot APC?

How to Troubleshoot APC Battery Backup

  1. Plug the battery backup into a working electrical outlet.
  2. Reset the circuit breaker on the battery backup.
  3. Determine if the battery backup is charged and providing battery power.
  4. Charge the battery.
  5. Test battery charge.
  6. Replace the battery backup unit.

Why is my APC battery charge light not flashing?

The only thing I can find is battery charge and load led flashing simultaneously but the load side only has 1 led on and not flashing. We did have a power outage last weekend and the backup did a full discharge. It was the first time in probably 4 years it has fully exhausted the batteries. Any help would be great.

Why are the LEDs on my Smart UPS flashing?

Green On Line LED: flashing Yellow On Battery LED: on solid. This indicates that the UPS is performing a Self-Test of the battery. If the Self-Test passes, the green On-Line LED will go on solid while the yellow On Battery LED will go off. If it fails the test, the red Replace Battery LED will illuminate.

What should I do if my ups battery is flashing?

If the unit is out of warranty, a replacement battery should be ordered from local retailers, APC, or the APC website (www.apcc.com). ALL LEDs: flashing simultaneously This signifies an internal fault in the UPS please contact APC’s Technical Support and have your model number and serial number ready.

Why does my ups battery light go on and off?

This indicates that the UPS is performing a Self-Test of the battery. If the Self-Test passes, the green On-Line LED will go on solid while the yellow On Battery LED will go off. If it fails the test, the red Replace Battery LED will illuminate. This LED will remain illuminated until the unit passes a Self-Test.