The Back-UPS CS BK500BLK offers our best value for protecting your business and office computer systems. It provides battery backup power that allows you to work through short and medium length power outages.
Package Contents: ; Back-UPS CS 500VA Tower UPS; CD with software; Cord management straps; USB cable; User Manual
This is a nice compact unit. I like having the outlets on the back of the unit. One of my UPS units has the outlets on the top and they get dusty. I will replace it with one of these when the battery fails.
October 25, 2012
Trust No Other
I have used APC Back-UPS for over 10 years with various home computers. The batteries do need to be changed at some point around 3-4 years. APC is up front about this. My current Back-UPS CS 500 sits next to my Dell Inspiron quad PC, filters line problems, self-tests, powers after commercial power is removed, and even shuts down my PC gracefully via supplied USP cable according to the params that I set. A PC application lets you initiate a test, review the test log, review power levels and more. It's well worth the price to protect an expensive PC like the one I use.
January 29, 2011
APC backs up their back ups!
Had and issue with run time with the first unit I recieved. Called APC service and within 10 min I had a tracking # and p/u tag for the old one. Received the replacement in 4 days. What can I say...APC backs up their back ups!
I have found that this product does what it specs out to do!
Only issue I have is that the cooling fan is a bit noisy, but the good thing it doesn't stay on for long.
January 20, 2011
Latest in a long line
This is my 5th APC UPS. The last one stopped working after 10 years of dependable service. Nothing to do but replace it with something I know I can depend on.
January 19, 2011
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Hello. Thank you for your inquiry. The CS 500 uses replacement battery part number RBC2.
9 months ago
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