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APC Back-UPS CS 500VA – 8 Hour Recharge – 3 Minute Stand-by – 110 V AC Input – 120 V AC Output – 3 x NEMA 5-15R, 3 x NEMA 5-15R

General Information

Manufacturer:Schneider Electric SA
Manufacturer Part Number:BK500
Manufacturer Website Address:
Brand Name:APC by Schneider Electric
Product Line:Back-UPS
Product Series:CS
Product Name:BK500 120V Backup System
Marketing Information:

Protect your electronics with this 6-outlet, 120-volt battery backup system. 300-watt back-UPS features a surge energy rating of 480 joules. Serial connection lets you use your PC to access additional power protection and management features for your uninterruptible power supply (UPS) through a serial port. Disconnected battery notification warns you when a battery is not available to provide backup power. Cold-start capability provides temporary battery power when the utility power is out. Dataline surge protection protects connected equipment from power surges on the data lines. Hot-swappable batteries ensure clean, uninterrupted power to your protected equipment while the batteries are being replaced. Wiring fault indicator informs you of potentially dangerous wiring problems in the wall circuit.

Packaged Quantity:1 Each
Product Type:Line-interactive UPS

Technical Information

Plug/Connector Type:NEMA 5-15P
Receptacles:3 x NEMA 5-15R
Dataline Protection:RJ-11
Cord Length:6 ft

Power Description

Load Capacity:500 VA
Input Voltage:110 V AC
Output Voltage:120 V AC
Power Consumption:300 W
Waveform Type:Step Wave
Surge Energy Rating:480 J



  • On Battery
  • Low Battery
  • Overload


Status Indicators:LED status display with On Line, On Battery, Replace Battery, Site wiring fault and Overload Indicators


Serial Port:Yes

Battery Information

Battery Characteristics:Spill-proof, Maintenance-free
Battery Chemistry:Sealed Lead Acid (SLA)
Backup/Run Time (Full Load):3 Minute
Backup/Run Time (Half Load):15 Minute
Typical Battery Recharge Time:8 Hour

Environmental Conditions

Maximum Operating Temperature:113°F (45°C)
Sound Emission:45 dB(A)
Thermal Dissipation:7.03 W

Physical Characteristics

Weight (Approximate):13.80 lb


Package Contents:

  • User Manual
  • Velcro Cord Management Straps Kit
  • CD with software
  • USB cable

Additional Information:

  • Additional Surge Protected Outlets
  • Cord Management
  • Software
  • USB compatible

Certifications & Standards:

  • FCC Part 15 Class B
  • Industry Canada
  • UL 1778
  • cUL Listed

Assembly Required:No
Energy Star:Yes
Environmentally Friendly:Yes
Environmental Certification:ENERGY STAR
Country of Origin:Philippines


Limited Warranty:3 Year
Additional Warranty Information:

3 years warranty

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Line-interactive UPS