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How do I configure my Call UPS SmartSlot Card (AP9608)?


How do I configure my Call UPS SmartSlot Card (AP9608)?

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  • UPS Device Management
    • Call UPS - AP9608 (discontinued)


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General configuration information


1.) Install the Call-UPS into the Smart-UPS, Matrix-UPS, Symmetra, or other supported UPS.

2.) Attach the null modem cable (APC part # 940-0103) from the AP9608 Management Port to a serial communications port on a computer with a terminal emulation program available.

Please note that if you have the scroll lock on, HyperTerminal or similar will not communicate properly with an APC UPS or accessory.

3.) Establish a terminal emulation session at the following settings: 9600 baud, 8 data bits, 1 stop bit, no parity. Many terminal packages are available and will function as long as these parameters are selected.

4.) Major characteristics to configure:

Set Answer Rings = 1 or 2, set baud rate to one that is supported by attached modem.
5.) Fully close out of Call-UPS II configuration screen by pressing the <Esc> key as many times as needed.

6.) Remove null modem cable and attach modem's communications cable to the Call-UPS II Management Port.

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