American Power Conversion 5000 VA User Manual
Tower/Rack Mount 3U
Uninterruptible Power Supply
Read the Safety Guide before installing the UPS.
Inspect the UPS upon receipt. Notify the carrier and dealer if there is damage. The packaging is recyclable; save it for reuse or dispose of it properly.
Check the package contents:
UPS (with battery modules disconnected)
Literature kit containing:
XLT/XLI/XLTW models:Software CD
3000 VA XLI models: three output power cords, two input power cords
3000 VA models: conversion faceplate for accommodating a Network Management Card
5000 VA XLI models: six output power cords, Network Management Card documentation
This unit is intended for indoor use only.
32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
Select a location sturdy enough to
5° to 113° F
handle the weight.
battery every six months
Do not operate the UPS where there is
excessive dust or the temperature and
humidity are outside the specified limits.
10,000 ft (3,000 m)
Ensure that the air vents on the front
50,000 ft (15,240 m)
and rear of the UPS are not blocked.
0 to 95% relative humidity
120 lbs (55 kg)
140 lbs (64 kg)
Wiring and Connecting the UPS
5000 VA XLI MODELSONLY: HARDWIRINGINSTRUCTIONS
•Wiring must be performed by a qualified electrician.
•Install a high magnetic 30/32 A utility circuit breaker.
•Adhere to all national and local electrical codes.
•Use #10 AWG gauge (5 mm2) wire.
1.Switch the utility circuit breaker OFF.
2.Remove the input access panel.
3.Remove circular knockout.
4.Run #10 AWG gauge (5 mm2) wire through the access panel, and connect the wires to the terminal block (Green: Ground, Brown: Hot, Blue: Neutral). Use an appropriate strain relief (not included).
5.Switch the utility circuit breaker ON.
6.Check line voltages.
7.Replace the access panel.
CONNECTING THEBATTERY MODULES ANDATTACHING THEFRONTBEZEL
The serial connector is to be used for interfacing with APC PowerChute
software and terminal emulation software.
Use only cables approved by APC.
Any other interface cable will be incompatible with the UPS
Manual bypass enables the user to manually put connected equipment into
Emergency Power Off terminal allows the user to connect the UPS to the
central EPO system.
The UPS features a transient voltage
connecting the ground lead on surge suppression devices such as telephone
and network line protectors.
When connecting grounding cable, disconnect the unit from the utility
Optional external battery packs provide extended run time during power
outages. These units support up to ten external battery packs.
See the APC Web site, www.apc.com for the information on the external
battery pack, SURT192XLBP.
output circuit breakers
3000/5000VA XLJ/XLT/XLTW models
output circuit breakers
CONNECTINGEQUIPMENT ANDPOWER TO THEUPS
1.Connect equipment to the UPS (cables not included for XLJ/XLT/XLTW models).
2.Avoid using extension cords.
•3000 VA XLJ/XLT/XLI/XLTW and 5000 VA XLJ/XLT/XLTW models: Using a power cord, plug the UPS into a
•5000 VA XLJ models: To draw full 5000 VA from the UPS have a qualified electrician cut off the input plug and hardwire the UPS to the appropriate power panel.
3.Turn on all connected equipment. To use the UPS as a master ON/OFF switch, ensure all connected equipment is switched ON. The equipment will not be powered until the UPS is turned on.
4.To power up the UPS press the button on the front panel.
•The UPS battery charges when it is connected to utility power. The battery charges to 90% capacity during the first three hours of normal operation. Do not expect full battery run capability during this initial charge period.
5.For additional computer system security, install PowerChute® Server
Refer to the APC Web site, www.apc.com for available accessories.
External Battery Pack SURT192XLBP
Rail Kit SURTRK2
Service Bypass Panel
The Online LED illuminates when the UPS is drawing utility power and performing
double conversion to supply power to connected equipment.
The UPS is supplying battery power to the connected equipment.
The Bypass LED illuminates indicating that the UPS is in bypass mode. Utility
power is sent directly to connected equipment during bypass mode operation.
Bypass mode operation is the result of an internal UPS fault, an overload condition
or a user initiated command either through an accessory or the manual bypass
switch. Battery operation is not available while the UPS is in bypass mode. Refer to
Troubleshooting in this manual.
The UPS detects an internal fault.
Refer to Troubleshooting in this manual.
An overload condition exists. See Troubleshooting.
The battery is disconnected or must be replaced. See Troubleshooting.
Press this button to turn on the UPS. (See below for additional capabilities.)
Press this button to turn off the UPS.
When there is no utility power and the UPS is off, press and hold the
power up the UPS and connected equipment.
The UPS will emit two beeps. During the second beep, release the button.
Automatic: The UPS performs a
two weeks thereafter (by default). During the
connected equipment on battery.
Manual: Press and hold the
button for a few seconds to initiate the
Diagnostic Utility Voltage
The UPS has a diagnostic feature that displays the utility voltage. Plug
the UPS into the normal utility power.
The UPS starts a
does not affect the voltage display.
Press and hold the
button to view the utility voltage bar graph
display on the right of the
front panel shows the utility input voltage.
Refer to the figure at left for the voltage reading (values are not listed
on the UPS).
The display indicates the voltage is between the displayed value on the
list and the next higher value.
NOTE: SETTINGS ARE MADE THROUGH SUPPLIEDPOWERCHUTE SOFTWARE, OPTIONALSMARTSLOT ACCESSORY CARDS, ORTERMINALMODE.
Set the interval at which the
every 14 days,
UPS will execute a
Date of Last Battery
Reset this date when you replace
the battery modules.
Minimum Run time
0 to 3600 s of run time
Specify the minimum run time
Before Return from
following a low battery
shutdown, before powering
Enable or disable all alarms
0 to 1800 s
Set the interval between the time
when the UPS receives a simple
shutdown command and the
Simple Low Run
0 to 1800 s
Change the warning interval
default to a higher setting if the
operating system requires a
longer interval for shutdown.
The low battery warning beeps
are continuous when 150
seconds of run time remain.
High Bypass Point
Output Voltage Setting
Maximum voltage that the UPS
will pass to connected
210 - 280 VAC
equipment during internal
220 - 280 VAC
235 - 280 VAC
245 - 280 VAC
255 - 280 VAC