American Power Conversion 8000 VA User Manual
8000/10000 VA 220/230/240 VAC
Uninterruptible Power Supply
Read the Safety Instruction sheet before installing the UPS.
Inspect the UPS upon receipt. Notify the carrier
Literature kit containing:
and dealer if there is damage.
The packaging is recyclable; save it for reuse or dispose of it properly.
Check the package contents.
Six output power cords
Two battery cable assemblies
Two ground wires
Product documentation, warranty information, and safety information
Network Management Card
32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
This unit is intended for
indoor use only. Select a
5° to 113° F
location sturdy enough to
handle the weight.
Do not operate the UPS where
10,000 ft (3,000 m)
there is excessive dust or the
50,000 ft (15,000 m)
temperature and humidity are
outside the specified limits.
0% to 95% relative humidity,
Ensure the air vents on the
front and rear of the UPS
are not blocked.
244 lbs (111 kg)
284 lbs (129 kg)
ATTACH THEBEZEL TO THEUPS
•Wiring must be performed by a qualified electrician.
•Adhere to all national and local electrical codes.
•Install a utility circuit breaker for input wiring, (see tables below).
220/230/240 V MODELS
Output Connection (optional)
Wire to L1A, N1, and
50 A /
A / phase when
50 A /
A on L1 in bypass
63 A /
A / phase when
63 A /
A on L1 in bypass
1.Switch the UPS input circuit breaker (see A in diagram) and utility circuit breakers OFF.
2.Remove the input access panel, (see B in diagram).
3.Remove circular knockout.
4.Run appropriate size wire through the access panel, and connect to the terminal block, (Green: Ground, Brown: Hot, Blue: Neutral). Connect the ground wire first. Use appropriate strain reliefs, (not included).
6.Replace the access panel.
The input circuit breaker must be switched on for the UPS to operate.
The input circuit breaker protects the UPS from extreme overload
10 A total current
16 A for each
Power management software and interface kits can be used with the UPS.
Use only interface kits supplied or approved by APC.
Any other serial interface cable will be incompatible with the UPS
Connect the UPS to the network using the Network Management Card.
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
External battery packs must be connected to these connectors located on
the rear panel of the unit.
Read and adhere to the following warnings when installing or servicing the external batteries.
Failure to observe these warnings may result in serious injury, death or damage to the equipment.
• Do not attempt to install or service external batteries alone.A qualified
electrician should perform the installation and servicing of external
• Disconnect charging source(s)BEFORE connecting or disconnecting battery
• External batteries may retain lethal voltages after power has been disconnected
and all switches are off.
• Use extreme caution when making terminal connections. Do not allow cables
to touch anything except the intended terminal.
Always wear: Goggles or face shields
Protective overshoes or rubber boots
Rubber mats to cover batteries during servicing
Rubber mats or rubber stands on the floor
Adequate lifting devices
Watches, rings, and other metal objects from your body
• To avoid static
contact prior working on batteries.
• Do not lay tools or metal parts on top of batteries.
Do not open, alter or mutilate batteries. Internal materials may be harmful
to the skin and eyes.
Do not dispose of batteries in a fire. There is danger of explosion.
• Handle, transport and recycle batteries in accordance with local codes and
See the APC Web site www.apc.com, or contact your APC dealer for information regarding the APC external battery pack.
Batteries must be Sealed
Ensure that the external batteries are wired prior to connecting the batteries to the UPS.
Two separate, isolated 192 V battery systems are required when using a third party battery solution. One cable assembly must be wired to each 192 V battery system. Two cable assemblies are included with the UPS, one for each 192 V battery system.
Connect the Ground and Wire the Battery System
1.Connect the ground wires (included), to each battery enclosure ground and the TVSS screw on the back of the UPS.
2.Cut off one of the connectors on each cable assembly revealing the positive and negative wires in each cable.
3.Connect the positive (red), and negative (black) wires to the positive and negative terminals on each external battery system. Ensure that the proper polarities are connected.
4.Plug the cable connectors into the battery connector receptacles on the back of the UPS.
CONNECTEQUIPMENT ANDPOWER TO THEUPS
1.Connect equipment to the UPS.
2.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.
3.Switch the utility circuit breaker 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.
•Allow at least 24 hours for the batteries to fully charge prior to connecting equipment to the UPS.
5.Configure the Network Management card. Refer to the Network Management card user manual.
TERMINALMODE TOCONFIGUREUPS PARAMETERS ANDPROGRAM THENUMBER OFBATTERYPACKS
Terminal Mode is a menu driven interface that enables enhanced configuration of the UPS. Connect the serial cable from the computer to the serial com connector on the back of the UPS. Instructions for use with PowerChute Network Shutdown software:
1.Open a terminal program. Example: HyperTerminal
•From the Desktop, go to Start=> Programs=> Accessories=> Communication=>HyperTerminal.
•Follow the prompts to choose a name and select an icon. Disregard the message, “...must install a modem,” if it is displayed. Click OK.
•Select the COM port that is connected to your UPS. The port settings are:
9bits per second - 2400
9data - bits 8
9parity - none
9stop bit - 1
9flow control - none
3.Example for setting the number of external battery packs:
Once the blank terminal window is open, follow these steps to enter the number of battery packs:
•Press ENTER to initiate terminal mode. Press ENTER multiple times, until the prompt User Name: is displayed. Follow the prompts. Type slowly, waiting until each character appears on the screen prior to typing the next character.
Network Management card defaults:
•User Name: apc
•Press 1 and ENTER to select Device Manager.
•Select the model by entering the corresponding number, then press Enter.
•Press 3 and ENTER to select Configuration.
•Press 1 and ENTER to select Battery.
•Press 2 and ENTER to change the Battery Settings.
•Type in the number of external battery packs.
Number of packs: 1= 1920 VAh, 2 = 3840 VAh, 3 = 5760 VAh, etc.
•Press 3 and ENTER to accept the changes.
•Press ESC multiple times (5) to return to the main menu.
•Press 4 and ENTER to log out.