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APC Smart-UPS RT 1500VA Tower/Rack-mountable UPS
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Highlights for APC Smart-UPS RT 1500VA Tower/Rack-mountable UPS

  • Load Capacity:1500VA
  • Form Factor:2U Tower/Rack Mountable
  • Product Type:Dual Conversion Online UPS
  • Input Voltage:110V AC

Marketing Information

APC Smart-UPS RT SURTA1500RMXL2U belongs to a family of high-density, performance UPSs for voice and data networks, medical labs and light industrial applications.

General Information

  • Manufacturer
  • : American Power Conversion Corp
  • Manufacturer Part Number
  • : SURTA1500RMXL2U
  • Manufacturer Website Address
  • : www.apc.com
  • Product Type
  • : Dual Conversion Online UPS
  • Product Line
  • : Smart-UPS
  • Product Series
  • : RT
  • Product Name
  • : Smart-UPS RT 1500VA Tower/Rack-mountable UPS
  • Brand Name
  • : APC

    Technical Information

  • Plug/Connector Type
  • : NEMA 5-15P
  • Receptacles
  • : 6 x NEMA 5-15R - Backup/Surge-protected

    Battery Information

  • Batteries
  • : Spill Proof, Maintenance Free Sealed Lead-acid
  • Backup/Run Time
  • : 8.6 Minute 1050W Full-load
  • Battery Recharge Time
  • : 3 Hour Typical


  • Bypass Switch
  • : Provided
  • Emergency Power OFF
  • : Yes

    Power Description

  • Load Capacity
  • : 1500VA/1050W
  • Input Voltage
  • : 110V AC
  • Input Voltage Range
  • : 120V AC Nominal
  • Output Voltage
  • : 120V AC Nominal
  • Frequency
  • : 50Hz

    Environmental Conditions


    Package Contents

  • Smart-UPS RT 1500VA Tower/Rack-mountable UPS
  • CD with software
  • Documentation CD
  • Rack Mounting support rails
  • Smart UPS signalling RS-232 cable
  • USB cable
  • User Manual
  • 1 x Battery Module

    Certifications & Standards

    BSMI, CSA, FCC Part 15 Class B, UL 1778

    Physical Characteristics

  • Form Factor
  • : 2U Tower/Rack Mountable
  • Dimensions
  • : 3.35" Height x 17" Width x 22" Depth
  • Weight
  • : 60.5 lb


  • Parts Warranty/Labor
  • : 2 Year
  • Standard Warranty
  • : 2 Year


  • Interfaces/Ports
  • : DB-9 RS-232
  • Modular Slots
  • : 1 x SmartSlot


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    • APC Smart-UPS SURTA1500RMXL2U

      The APC Smart-UPS SURTA1500RMXL2U provides online, double-conversion power protection and reliable battery backup ideal for servers, voice/data networks, medical labs, and light industrial applications. This versatile UPS was developed for unstable power conditions, offering the high-power density necessary to support power-hungry, business-critical devices. The addition of hot-swappable plug-and-play battery packs allows the Smart-UPS SURTA1500RMXL2U to scale instantly, supporting critical electronic devices for hours, not minutes, when power conditions are severe. The accompanying free PowerChute Business Edition management software provides convenient monitoring and control of your UPS including safe operating system shutdown if the unit is unattended.

      With a 1,050-watt/1,500-volt ampere output power capacity, advanced management features, and intelligent battery management maximizing runtime, this rack/tower convertible UPS delivers proven performance for the most challenging power conditions.

      At a Glance:

      • Provides instant, clean power to your critical electronic devices during a power outage
      • 6 battery and surge-protected outlets ensure connected electronics are backed-up and protected
      • Scalable, uninterrupted runtime with the addition of hot-swappable batteries
      • Intuitive 16-segment LED display with easy-to-understand indicators
      • The pure sine wave output while on battery provides the highest degree of compatibility for active PFC (power factor corrected) servers and sensitive electronics
      • PowerChute Business Edition software for UPS management, safe system shutdown, and energy management
      • SmartSlot for equipping APC Network Management Cards (NMCs) that allow you to remotely customize and manage the UPS
      • Adaptable rackmount/tower design
      • Includes rails and hardware for easy rackmount installation
      • Two-year limited warranty
    • Package Contents

      • APC Smart-UPS SURTA1500RMXL2U
      • Rack mounting support rails
      • PowerChute Business Edition software CD
      • Smart-UPS signaling RS-232 cable
      • USB cable
      • User manual
    • Versatile Power Solution for Demanding Applications

      Capable of supporting large power loads such as server racks and medical lab equipment, the APC Smart-UPS SURTA1500RMXL2U is designed for reliable use during unstable and severe power conditions. This UPS provides reliable battery backup to up to six connected devices. Double-conversion architecture provides tight voltage regulation, frequency regulation, and zero transfer time to the battery during challenging power events.

      Clean and Uninterrupted Power
      This APC Smart-UPS supplies network-grade power conditioning to protect your connected devices from damaging surges, spikes, lightning, and disruptive noise. Connected equipment will receive clean, uninterrupted power, even when generator power is being used. The SURTA1500RMXL2U can also be configured with hot-swappable plug-and-play batteries to instantly extend runtime when critical systems require long periods of battery backup.

    • Intelligent Battery Management for Proactive UPS Management

      The APC Smart-UPS SURTA1500RMXL2U is equipped to maximize battery life by regulating charge voltage according to battery temperature and conducting automatic periodic self-tests. These self-tests dynamically assess the current conditions of your UPS battery and notify you of any impending replacements, effectively equipping you to proactively manage your IT environment so you and your business can more easily avoid downtime. An advanced 16-segment LED display quickly shows unit and power status that can be understood easily through visual indicators.

      Rack-Tower Convertible for Easy Installation
      The APC Smart-UPS SURTA1500RMXL2U easily converts between tower and rackmount installation, letting you choose the right setup for your individual needs and protecting your initial investment if you need to switch environments.

      PowerChute Software for Simple Management and Control
      The accompanying PowerChute Business software provides UPS management, safe system shutdown, and innovative energy management capabilities for your APC Smart-UPS SURTA1500RMXL2U. In the event of an extended power outage, graceful unattended shutdown ensures no information is lost and time to recovery is minimized.

      2-Year Warranty
      The Smart-UPS SURTA1500RMXL2U is covered by a two-year limited warranty to repair or replace the unit.  

    Estimated Runtime for Internal Battery

    Runtime Estimates at Half and Full Load (minutes)

    UPS VA

    1000 (120V)

    1500 (120V)

    2200 (120V)

    3000 (120V)









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