This APC battery back up power supply offers guaranteed power and surge protection for wireless networks, computers, and other electronics in your home or business. Backup battery power supply is designed for use during outages and unsafe voltage fluctuations, and provides surge protector with battery backup in the event of damaging power surges and spikes. The APC Back-UPS PRO series of Uninterruptible Power Supply are the perfect battery backup for computer, external harddrive and routers to protect your data and keep you connected. This APC 1500VA SinewaveUPS offers AVR, is active PFC compatible, and has a User-replaceable battery to prolong the life of your UPS by APC, which makes a great back up power for home.
From the manufacturer
BR1500MS2 Sine Wave UPS
BR1500MS2 APC Back-UPS Pro 1500VA UPS with Sinewave
These Back-UPS Pro models provide premium battery backup and surge protection that are ideal for home or small office electronics, networking devices, gaming PCs and consoles. APC Back-UPS Pro models provide sinewave output, USB charging ports for your mobile devices (including Type C USB), and increased runtime for your critical electronics.
Where to use an APC Back-UPS Pro BR Series UPS
At your Desk
Give yourself the time to save documents and gracefully shut down your computer without the harsh impact on your electronics of sudden power loss
A sinewave UPS is ideal for high-end gaming PC’s, Xbox and PS4 Consoles, and connected hard-drives. Keep streaming and gaming when the lights go out
Wireless Router & IOT Devices
If the power goes out, stay connected to the internet and keep wifi-connected smarthome devices working by connecting your modem/wifi router to a UPS
Television and Cablebox/DVR
Don’t lose your DVR recordings when the power flickers. A connected cable/satelite box will continue recording, even when the house is dark
A UPS for Every SmartHome
Internet of Things
Every connected SmartHome needs a UPS to help keep your wifi on and available, so that your SmartHome stays, well – smart!
Can you adjust the alarm settings or totally disable the alarm?
Yes, UPS’s that are connected to computers can have their sensitivity settings adjusted in the PowerChute software; also you can specify what hours you want to disable the alarm, if desired. The alarm ‘mode’ can be set via the power button.
Is PowerChute software required to use this UPS? Will load-time and other data be visible on LCD without this software?
The BR1500MS2 Back-UPS Pro can be used out of the box (once the battery is connected), and the LCD screen will display the full array of information offered. The PowerChute software provides additional data and settings for your UPS.
How do you turn off the alarm?
The Back-UPS Pro model provides a button on the front that can mute any audible alarm caused by an event.
How long will this UPS power my system when the power goes out?
The runtime of any UPS will vary based on the amount of power required by your the devices plugged into the battery backup outlets. In the PowerChute Software, you can see ‘Estimated Battery Time’ based on the power-draw of your connected devices.
Does BR1500MS2 have a replaceable battery?
When it’s time to refresh the battery, APC offers a User-replaceable battery for model BR1500MS2 under part # APCRBC163 (sold separately). Depending on usage, a UPS battery typically lasts for 3-5 years before needing to be replaced.