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Will work for a little while and then all the lights begin flashing. And will stay that way until reset. This is with no load or with load. This is a APC 100 smart UPS back up. The unit is about a year old. Thanks Kevin LJS Graphics.

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    Ivan Apr 03, 2015

    You must change battery set for new and calibrate UPS battery variable. God product for calibration is APCFix, see on www.apc.fix.com.

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Try to check if the battery itself is still working.

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SOURCE: apc ups flashes red light to replace battery, but battery is new

i think by replacing the battery has not been the solution to the problem

u need to check the battery charging voltage when turned ON with main electricity, if no voltage present from charger, there is no question of battery getting charged and also once the battery is down with charge it may not re charge hence the indicator and alarm.
recomended to nearest service centre

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SOURCE: APC Smart-UPS 1000VA shut down and now will not power on. How do I troubleshoot?

my apc smart ups sc 1000 do not switch on. when i need to chage no any light open in normal its open two secont then its quiet. how to do it?
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Hello Dear Specialists I have a problem with the APC Smart-UPS smart 1000VA: when I insert the
power plug in the wall outlet in one ups , indicate the AVR Boost ups regulating low AC voltage, when I measuring the AC city power voltage that is 207v .whey this ups is not working about the AC low voltage? ,but it should be work from (170v ~ 230v) AC input volte.please solve this problem, which element of AVR from the ups is failed or wrong and give me free circuit diagram low & high AVR and charger and inverter circuits. thanks allot

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SOURCE: APC Back-UPS ES 500: green light flashes&continuous warning tone

On this unit, the likely culprit is the battery and that it needs to be replaced.

With that, you may want to think about the pros and cons of replacement versus buying an entirely new unit.

This unit is a relatively low end ups and the surge supression uses MOVs that wear out with repeated absorption of energetic spikes. That's why the better (and higher cost) UPSs and surge suppressors don't use them. They're not really that good anyway due to their relatively high transient impedance. The better equipment uses a "transorb" -- basically a back-to-back high voltage zener diode optimized for low breakover impedance and high instantaneous power capability. Unless the transient exceeds the design parameters of the circuit, these do not wear out and do not degrade. That being said, I will assume that you would likely replace this unit with a similar one.
The flashing may not be the battery at all and may be the charging circuitry, thus your new battery may not live very long (half the life that you would expect.

Many batteries out there are refurbs and have issues as all used parts do.

If you contact APC, they will likely give you a 35% discount on purchasing a new product.

The difference in price in the battery replacement vs. ups replacement at this level may only be a few dollars more.

I promise that I am not a UPS salesman, I just deal with many on a daily basis; therefore I am giving my two cents to try to thelp you avoid problems a year from now.

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SOURCE: All battery charge lights flash simultaneously.

THIS seems the be the answer to your question. Hope this helps

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