DIN rail industrial panel UPS maximizes data center power protection

New battery backup installation features from Schneider Electric offer protection for industrial applications.

Jan 11th, 2013

Adding to its data center power protection line, Schneider Electric has introduced its DIN Rail Industrial Panel UPS [uninterruptible power supply], expanding the company's existing range of power protection products to partners and system integrators in industrial market segments such as manufacturing, water/waste water and automation controls.

Offering high availability and reliability, installation flexibility and manageability, the small footprint DIN Rail Industrial Panel UPS functions either as an industrial panel or is DIN rail mountable, making it ideal for small industrial spaces. The unit provides 500VA of power and features an integrated dry contact input/output (I/O) that provides battery status and emergency power off without an additional accessory.

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Additional features of the DIN Rail UPS include: hardwired I/O with internal or external battery installation options ( a3M cable is included for external installation); a SmartSlot for optional, alternate communication accessory cards such as network management or Modbus; replaceable batteries that can be installed by the user, eliminating the need for a specialized technician.

The unit's hot-swappable batteries enable reduced downtime, which can be replaced even while the UPS is operating on utility power. The DB-9 Serial Port Communications RS232 protocol is supported. LED status indicators alert users to the state of the UPS: on-line, on-battery, battery disconnected, or battery needs to be replaced. Audible alarms to notify users of the following conditions: on-battery, low battery, replace battery.

Integrated temperature-compensated battery charging prolongs battery life by regulating the charge voltage according to battery temperature, while an automatic battery self-test enables early detection and identification when a battery needs replacement. A knock-out feature in the chassis wall and floor allows for connecting the battery externally to the UPS to meet NEC 480.9(A) compliance and other regional electrical codes. Call Schneider Electric at 800-877-4080 for more information.

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