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Less then 5 minutes runtime at minimal load

When there is low load level connected to my Compaq T1000H or R3000H (ex. 1 monitor to a r3000h), turns off after ca. 5 minutes. Restarting the ups runs another 5 minutes and turns off again. I think this is a matter of settings. Can anyone help me where can I set this option ? Which software or can it be done from its hardware ?

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Re: less then 5 minutes runtime at minimal load

You gave no reasons why you thought it was simply a software setting, so I gave you a link below for some management software. The HP R3000 UPS supports HP Power Management Software (CPM) version 1.8. In addition the HP R3000 UPS also supports the LanSafe III management software (discontinued). My first question is: When were the batteries last changed? If they haven't been changed in 3 or so years, then it's probably low batteries, meaning they are old and cannot take a charge anymore. ZT3000 Beta tester of "0"s and "1"s

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Re: less then 5 minutes runtime at minimal load

I m fasing problem compaq ups model R3000 no load shutdown ?
can i setting through front panel LED,s.
i m waiting our help.


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We had a power outage for about 45 minutes a few days ago. Ever since then the Powerware 3110 has been beeping. I turned it off and left it plugged in overnight and when I turned it back on the beeping...

This could be several things, fortunately the device should actually be helping you to diagnose the issue. There are different beeps for different issues. They are as follows:

1 Beep Every 5 Seconds = Power Outage\Loose Plug Connection\Tripped Circuit Breaker\Power Cord Damage or Failure

2 Beeps Every 5 Seconds = Low Battery Alarm

3 Beeps Every 5 Seconds = Battery Needs Charging\Service\Replacement

3 Beeps Every 5 Minutes = The Battery is discharged and battery power is unavailable (If this continues battery replacement may be necessary)

1 Beep Ever 1/2 Second = Power Requirements exceed the UPS Capacity (remove some equipment to lighten the load on the unit)

Continuous Beep = Short Circuit / Input Voltage out of Range / UPS Fault (Likely replacement of entire unit)

That should help diagnose the actual issue. If it turns out the battery needs to be replaced they can be found online for around $20. A simple google search for Powerware 3110 Battery should return what you're after. Good luck!

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I want to increase the ampare of my u p s what i shuold do?

If you mean how to increase the UPS capacity so you can run more equipment or for a longer time when the power goes out, you can't. You would need to purchase a larger UPS. The unit capacity is determined by the size of its storage batteries and the ratings of the electronics in its inverter circuit. Without redesigning the unit and replacing parts you can't make it give you more than its design. This is why there is such a range of UPS sizes available, and why the larger ones are more expensive.

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I hit the button to turn it on it will stay on for awhile and then it will start beeping really loudly an shut off

With your UPS turned off, unplug your PC and all other devices from the unit. Then turn the UPS on. If it still beeps and shuts off your UPS internal battery may need to be replaced or you have an internal UPS failure. Look for a red "battery alarm" light on the front of your UPS.

If the UPS does not shut down with all devices disconnected from it, Power off your monitor and look on the back of the monitor for a label which will tell you the amount of power it requires (probably 100 watts or less). Plug the monitor's AC power cord into your UPS and turn on your PC and monitor. With the UPS plugged into the AC line you are not using the internal battery and the UPS should remain on and your monitor should be working. If it shuts down you have an internal problem with the UPS.

Now unplug your UPS from the AC line (simulating a power failure) Your UPS is rated at 350 watts. Accordingly it should easily support the 100 watt load of your monitor. If the UPS continues to provide power to the monitor for 1 or 2 minutes down it's an indication that it's working properly and the COMBINED LOAD of your monitor. PC etc. when plugged into the UPS is exceeding the 350 watt capacity of the UPS. You will have to disconnect 1 or more devices from the UPS.

NOTE: Never plug a laser printer into an UPS.

If the UPS immeadiately shuts down after disconnecting it from the AC line with only the monitor plugged into it you have a bad battery.

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Dear Sir/Madam, The following system was bought by The bons secours hospital, Cork, Ireland, a few years ago and remained in storage until now. The problem is that the accessory pack containing the cables,...

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Simply select your country from the locater in the top-right corner and you should have no trouble finding the equipment you need directly from HP.

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The problem is, is that while the unit is not overloaded (too much plugged in) either the batteries are close to failure, OR more likely you have so much plugged in you have less than 2 minutes of runtime.

Try removing some devices, lower the load. The row of green lights on the left is your load level indication, you want no more than 4 lit usually, 80% load is the most recommended. This will allow more runtime and should stop the flashing.

The flashing is just ment to alert you to less than two minutes of runtime.

If you have 80% load or less, and it still flashes, press and hold the on/test button until it clicks over to battery, the unit will now run a self test and switch back to main power after a few seconds and it should stop blinking.

If you want a copy of your user manual, you can find it here: (the Smart-UPS 1000)

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I had a problem like this one, check the voltage from the generator , if the output from the generator is to high (over 240 Volts european standard voltage), the voltage protection (VDR resistors ) will brake the fuse to protect your UPS.
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