APC Matrix 5000 question(s)
Brian.Wilson at sas.com
Thu Jul 27 15:00:56 UTC 2006
>> i am very sure that the batterys are dead. APC recommends to change the
>> batterys every 3 to 5 years. I'd change them every 3 years to be sure.
>> Its very unlikely that your 6 year old packs are still fully functional.
>> I had the same symptoms at a customers APC (3000VA) and the battery
>> packs were dead. Try to locate the packs on ebay, can save quite a bunch
>> of money (but beware of low quality packs).
> I've used them multiple times and been very happy.
I have used them as well and been fairly happy. Beware that they will spam you to death (and responding to their mailings with removal requests continue to go unanswered).
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