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APC

Model BE550G

Internet #202075463

550VA UPS Battery Backup

$69.99 /each

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APC's Back-UPS ES 550VA Desktop UPS is now "greener" than ever. The ES 550 utilizes an ultra-efficient design that consumes less power during normal operation than any other battery backup in its class, saving you money on your electricity bill. It's also RoHS compliant, which means its manufacture and ultimate disposal is easier on the environment.

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I have an 8 camera Defender surveillance system purchased from you, how long would this product keep the cameras and dvr running

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You have to determine what the combined wattage requirements of the cameras and dvr are. From this information and the manufacturer's information, you should be able to determine how long this battery backup will keep that equipment running.
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October 9, 2013
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The runtime is a calculation of the percentage of capacity used by the equipment. So, since the BE550G (ES 550) has a watt capacity of 330 watts, the total load would need to be under that capacity. The further below the max capacity the load is, the more runtime you will get. For example: At 100 watts you'll get about 28 minutes, at 200 watts you'll get about 10, and at max capacity you'll get about 3.
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Can this battery be used with a sump pump and for how long?

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You have to know the wattage draw of the sump pump. Also take into account whether or not the pump is running continuously or intermittently. How long are the intermittent periods of time that it would be running? From this information, you should be able to determine if this product is the right choice for what you need.
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January 16, 2013
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Thank you for your inquiry. Although we do not manufacture UPS units specifically for sump pumps, we would typically recommend one of our Smart-UPS and not a Back-UPS for this type of application. Smart-UPS are better suited for motorized loads, such as sump pumps.
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Does the power cord for this battery back up come in different lengths

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Thank you for your inquiry. The input power cord on the BE550G is 5 ft long. This is the only length available.
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Does store #4166 carry this UPC in stock???
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Thank you for your inquiry. To see if stock is available at store #4166, you will just need to contact them directly. Thank you!
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Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 142 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This battery backup works great We purchased a garage door screen for the garage and we needed a power backup in case we lose power. When purchasing this battery backup I did not realize it would work both the garage door and the garage door screen, but it do and it works perfect. Very happy what's the purchase. This product was easy to install. September 29, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Glad I upgraded I finally broke down and upgraded my UPS. I had a very good UPS from APC, but since I now use Mac OS 10.8.5, I could not make use of the old UPS. The old UPS did not have a usb port. Well, I did buy it new in 2003 and it worked fine with the older Mac OS 9.x. The new one has a usb port and works great so far. All I had to do was unpack it, open the battery cover, plug in the red connector, replace the cover and plug in the power cord and usb connection to my trusty old iMac. Other than possibly needing to replace the battery at some distant time, I am certain I will get a long life from this UPS. September 21, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Motorhome Backup I use this to prevent my Directv DVR from resetting when the generator is winding down from being shut down. December 6, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Backups We use these units throughout our company and they work well. This was a replacement/upgrade for one with a battery that was going bad. We seem to get about 6 years + out of a unit before the batteries start to show signs of needing to be replaced. In our areas they are a necessity as we get power outages and spikes enough that without them there could be some serious damage or loss. September 16, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works as promised This is not a glamorous product - it just sits there under my desk doing its job. But it does its job. I live in an area with lots of lightning storms, sometimes with short power outages, and that is what this product is for. I have not had damage to any equipment that was plugged into this product, and in terms of battery backup, I often realize that there was a very short power outage due to the beep from the UPS rather than from lights blinking or the like - in other words, it response very quickly. Of course it is a "550" with limits on its UPS capabilities, but I got what I paid for and more. It is what I needed. I am very pleased. August 11, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Products I am very happy with APC products, they do protect everything plugged into them. I use them for my TVs, Computers even my modem/router. I hate brownouts ! Now I am using one on my home automation system August 22, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by APC 550 great product! Our small business has 8 of these for our PC workstations and they work great when the power goes out. It gives us plenty of time to save our work before shutting down if the power stays out for an extended period. I also like the fact that APC gives you a return shipping label so you can ship an old unit that you're replacing back to them for free, and they gave us a discount for the new unit. The units are guaranteed for 3 years. Very happy with this product. May 11, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by BE550G network compatibility I use APC to protect my computer and TVs here in Florida and never had problems. I do have a question on the BE550G data protection. The documentation says RJ45 10/100 Base-T Ethernet protection, does this include CAT6 gigabit? Thanks June 14, 2015
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