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How to maximize UPS battery life?

Luis Escobar
Posted by Luis Escobar on Feb 17, 2021 10:19:28 PM

In this life does not exists the forever and the life of your batteries for UPS is the clear example. Extending the time to hear the hateful "beeep" of the UPS alert that warns us that the battery is at low levels is possible.

We should start by mentioning that the average life of batteries is 3 to 5 years, but how can we ensure that we can use them to the fullest and that they perform what they are worth?

Here we will mention some tips of care. Keep in mind that the state in which the UPS is, will affect the performance of its batteries.


Here are some practical tips we can do to get the most of UPS batteries:


1.- Location where the UPS will be placed

This is a vital point, since it will be nice to find a place where there is a regulated temperature. This implies that it is not a space so cold that it causes humidity, but also not a place where the air does not circulate. The recommended temperature is 25 °

2.- Do not obstruct ventilation areas

The ventilation openings that the UPS has both on its side and on the back is the way the UPS will regulate its own temperature, that is why they must always be clear for free circulation.

3.- Battery maintenance

Cleaning it of dust, dirt or debris can prevent short circuits shocks.

4.- Battery check

If you notice the battery leaking or inflated, it's time to replace it.


The battery is essential for the operation of the UPS, that is why it is important to always be aware of its operation, although today the UPS will help you with this task by indicating when necessary.


Topics: UPS, Equipment, Batteries