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APC UPS CS 500 (BK500EI)

Hi i'm having trouble with my UPS, When i turn on the UPS unit after 2-3 secs it's beeps 'Overload". I tried without any load to the device it still beeps 'overload' . Can someone advice me please on how to troubleshoot on this issue. Thank you.

Satia.

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  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2008

    ups keeps blowing fuse. is the problem cuased by aging battery

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If you can repair pcb then check overload protection section.There is some shortinng in components or ic could be demage.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back as requested, how things turned up or should you need additional information.
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  • Colenzo Grant Nov 06, 2013

    Can you please show me the picture were the overload protection section is? or a circuit diagram of it

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