UPS failure modes (was: fire at NAC)

Gerald gcoon at
Thu May 29 18:43:29 UTC 2003

On Thu, 29 May 2003, Bill Woodcock wrote:

> I've seen two previous APCs (both Matrixes) fry batteries...  The
> batteries balloon up, and get really hot, and are too big to extract from
> the chassis.

I've also personally witnessed an APC do this. I'm not a fan of APC.
They sent us a replacement APC but I still prefer the rack mount Tripp
Lites we used at the last company I worked for.


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