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What are the various generations of Smart-UPS Products?


Issue:

What are the various generations of single phase Smart-UPS Products?

Product Line:

Smart-UPS

Environment:

All models, All Serial Numbers

Cause:

With over 20 million units sold, many customers have a variety of Smart-UPS products in use. Over the years APC has steadily improved the product line. This document highlights the generations that are likely to still be used in production environments. Please note that this is a high level overview, and not all features are detailed. For more detailed specifications, or to find software and accessory compatibility, please refer to the apc.com product page for your specific UPS.

Resolution:
 

Current Products:

These products are currently in production and available for purchase.
We will identify the different generations by their part number prefix.

SMT1000
"SMT" (IE: SMT1000)
  • High efficiency “green” mode
  • Next generation Line Interactive Smart-UPS products
  • 750VA - 3kVA
  • Pure Sinewave
  • Line Interactive topology
  • Fully interactive LCD display
  • Both rackmount and tower versions available
  • Standard Run battery only
  • Switched receptacle group 
  • Enhanced battery management 
  • Flash upgrade able firmware
  • Serial or USB Communications (RJ-45 Serial Port on UPS)
  • Microlink Protocol 
  • Smart-Slot for installation of APC Accessory Cards
     



SMX1000

"SMX" (IE: SMX1000)
  • Next generation Line Interactive Smart-UPS products
  • 750VA - 3kVA
  • Pure Sinewave
  • Line Interactive topology
  • Fully interactive LCD display
  • All units Rack / Tower convertible
  • All units have the option of intelligent extended run battery packs
  • High efficiency “green” mode
  • Switched receptacle groups 
  • Enhanced battery management 
  • Voltage adaptability  ( 2kVA & up only )
  • Higher power factor than comparable "SMT" units
  • Flash upgrade able firmware
  • Serial or USB Communications (RJ-45 Serial Port on UPS)
  • Microlink Protocol 
  • Smart-Slot for installation of APC Accessory Cards




SMC1000 

"SMC" (IE: SMC1000)
  • Next generation Entry-Level Line Interactive Smart-UPS products
  • 1kVA - 1.5kVA
  • Pure Sinewave
  • Line Interactive topology
  • Simplified LCD display
  • Both rackmount and tower versions available
  • Standard Run battery only
  • High efficiency “green” mode
  • Flash upgrade able firmware
  • USB Communications (Serial Cable available as an option)  (RJ-45 Serial Port on UPS)
  • No Smart-Slot
  • Microlink Protocol 
  • Designed for entry level server and Small Office / Home Office applications



SUM1500RMXL2U

"SUM" (IE: SUM1500RMXL2U)
  • Modular Line Interactive Smart-UPS (Similar to 4th generation "SUA" units)
  • 1.5kVA - 3kVA
  • Pure Sinewave
  • Line Interactive topology
  • LED Display
  • All units are Rack/Tower convertible
  • Unit is comprised of a Chassis, a Battery Module, and a Power Module
  • Battery and Power Modules are hot-swapable
  • Extended Run (XL) battery options 
  • Automatic Voltage Regulation with Double Boost
  • Intelligent Battery Management 
  • Serial or USB Communications (You can only use one at a time)  (RJ-45 Serial Port on UPS)
  • User controllable outlet groups
  • Bypass capability
  • UPS-Link Communications Protocol
  • Smart-Slot for installation of APC Accessory Card (Ships populated with a Network Management Card)


 
SURT10000XLT

"SURT" (IE: SURT10000XLT) 1st generation of Smart-UPS Online products
  • 1kVA - 20kVA
  • Double Conversion Online Topology with zero transfer time
  • Bypass capability
  • LED Display
  • Rack / Tower or Rack / Stack convertible
  • All units have Extended Run (XL) battery options 
  • Intelligent Battery Management
  • Serial communications  (RJ-45 Serial Port on "SURTD" Models, DB-9 on all others)
  • UPS-Link Communications Protocol (Microlink Protocol on "SURTD" models)
  • Smart-Slot for installation of APC Accessory Cards


"SRT" (IE: SRT10KXLT) 2nd generation of Smart-UPS Online products
  • 3kVA - 10kVA
  • Double Conversion Online Topology with zero transfer time
  • Bypass capability
  • LCD Display
  • Rack / Tower or Rack / Stack convertible
  • All units have Extended Run (XL) battery options 
  • Intelligent Battery Management
  • Serial and USB communications
  • Microlink Communication Protocol
  • Smart-Slot for installation of APC Accessory Cards
  • 5Kva and larger include embedded Network Management Cards

Legacy Products:

These products are mostly discontinued, or are only sold in limited regions or for specific applications.
We will identify the different generations by their part number prefix.



SU700NET

"SU" (IE: SU700NET)
  • 3rd Generation of Line Interactive Smart-UPS products
  • 700VA - 5kVA
  • Pure Sinewave
  • Line Interactive topology
  • Beige colors cases
  • LED Display
  • Both rackmount and tower versions available
  • Standard or Extended Run (XL) battery options 
  • Automatic Voltage Regulation
  • Intelligent Battery Management
  • Serial Communications (DB-9 Serial Port)
  • UPS-Link Communications Protocol
  • Smart-Slot for installation of APC Accessory Cards




"SUA" (IE: SUA750)
  • 4th Generation of Line Interactive Smart-UPS products
  • 700VA - 5kVA
  • Pure Sinewave
  • Line Interactive topology
  • Black colored cases
  • LED Display
  • Both rackmount and tower versions available
  • Standard or Extended Run (XL) battery options 
  • Automatic Voltage Regulation with Double Boost
  • Intelligent Battery Management 
  • Serial (DB-9 Serial Port) or USB Communications (You can only use one at a time)
  • UPS-Link Communications Protocol
  • Smart-Slot for installation of APC Accessory Cards



"SC" (IE: SC620)
  • Low cost Smart-UPS for Networking
  • 420VA - 1.5kVA
  • Step Approximated Sinewave
  • Line Interactive topology
  • Black colored cases
  • LED Display
  • Tower and Rack/Tower convertible units
  • Standard Run battery only
  • Automatic Voltage Regulation
  • Serial or Serial & USB depending on model (DB-9 Serial Port)
  • UPS-Link Communications Protocol
  • No Smart-Slot
  • For use with low power networking applications
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