Subject: Re: Replacing battery in APC UPS
To: Simon J. Gerraty <>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
List: current-users
Date: 10/13/2003 20:26:18
At 9:04 Uhr -0700 13.10.2003, Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
>My UPS needs a new battery... anyone know if theres any real
>difference (apart from price ;-) b/w the genuine APC part (RBC7) or
>any of the 3rd party replacements?

I replaced the batteries of a smartups 1400 a few years ago. The old ones
were noname. I got Panasonic batteries with higher capacity (11 Ah vs. 9Ah,
iirc) through mailorder ( for about half the price that APC
would have charged us.


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