APC Symmetra PX 160kW, 400V Technical Specifications

Symmetra PX

APC Symmetra PX 160kW, 400V
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Modular, high-efficiency 3-phase UPS that is scalable as your data center grows up to 160kW/160kVA. Suitable for small, medium & large data center applications.

Includes: Network Management Card, Start-Up Service, User Manual

Standard Lead Time: Usually Ships within 3 Weeks


Bypass Connection
5 wire (3PH + N + G)
Max Bypass Input Current
Bypass Protection Device


Output Power Capacity
160 kW / 160 kVA
Max Configurable Power
160 kW / 160 kVA
Nominal Output Voltage
230V, 400V 3PH
Output Voltage Note
Configurable for 380 : 400 or 415 V 3 Phase nominal output voltage
Output Voltage Distortion
Less than 2%
Output Frequency (sync to mains)
50/60 Hz +/- 3 Hz user adjustable +/- 0.1
Crest Factor
Double Conversion Online
Waveform Type
Sine wave
Output Connections
(1) Hard Wire 5-wire (3PH + N + G)
Output Voltage Tolerance
+/-1% static and +/- 5% at 100% load step
Output Voltage THD
< 2% for 0 to 100% linear load and < 6% for full non linear load
Overload Operation
10 minutes @ 125% and 60 seconds @ 150%
Required Output Current Protection
Neutral Output Current
Built-in Static Bypass


Nominal Input Voltage
400V 3PH
Input Frequency
40 - 70 Hz
Input Connections
Hard Wire 5-wire (3PH + N + G)
Input voltage range for main operations
340 - 477V
Other Input Voltages
380, 415
Maximum Input Current
Input Breaker Capacity
315  A
Maximum Short Circuit Withstand (Icw)
30.0 kA
Input Total Harmonic Distortion
Less than 5% for full load

Batteries & Runtime

Battery Type
Battery Design Life
5 - 8 Year(s)
Battery Service Life
3 - 5 Year(s)
Included Battery Modules
Available Battery Module Slots
Typical recharge time
3.50 hour(s)
RBC™ Quantity
Nominal Battery Voltage
+/-192 V (split battery referenced to neutral)
End of Discharge Battery Voltage
+/-154 V
DC Overcurrent Protection
Maximum Available Short Circuit Current
10 kA
Efficiency in Battery Operation
End of Discharge Maximum Battery Current
Overload Operation
10 minutes @ 125% and 60 seconds @ 150%
Extended Run Options
Runtime Graph
Curve Part Number(s)
A SY160K160H
B SY160K160H
+ (3)SYBT9-B4
C SY160K160H
+ (1)SYCFXR9-9
D SY160K160H
+ (2)SYCFXR9-9
Hover over the line on the graph above to view the runtime at any desired load
Curve fit to measured runtime data. All measurements taken with new, fully charged batteries, at typical environmental conditions, with no electrical input and balanced resistive load (PF = 1.0) output.

Energy Use/Efficiency

Load Efficiency
25% 94.6%
50% 95.7%
75% 95.6%
100% 95.2%
Hover over the line on the graph above to view the efficiency at any desired load
Curve fit to measured efficiency data. All measurements taken in normal operating mode, at typical environmental conditions, with nominal electrical input and balanced resistive load (PF = 1.0) output.

Communications & Management

Interface Port(s)
DB-9 RS-232, SmartSlot
Available SmartSlot™ Interface Quantity
Pre-Installed SmartSlot™ Cards
Control panel
Multi-function LCD status and control console
Audible Alarm
Alarm when on battery : distinctive low battery alarm : configurable delays
Emergency Power Off (EPO)


Maximum Height
1991.00 mm
Maximum Width
1800.00 mm
Maximum Depth
1070.00 mm
Rack Height
Net Weight
2812.00 KG
Shipping Weight
3051.00 KG
Shipping Height
2140.00 mm
Shipping Width
2554.00 mm
Shipping Depth
1210.00 mm


Operating Environment
0 - 40 °C
Operating Relative Humidity
0 - 95%
Operating Elevation
0-999.9 meters
Storage Temperature
-15 - 40 °C
Storage Relative Humidity
0 - 95%
Storage Elevation
0-15000 meters
Audible noise at 1 meter from surface of unit
63.00 dBA
Online Thermal Dissipation
28741.00 BTU/hr
Protection Class
NEMA 1, IP 20


Regulatory Approvals
CE, EN 50091-1, EN/IEC 62040-1-1, EN/IEC 62040-3, Eurobat General Purpose, FCC Part 15 Class A, ISO 14001, ISO 9001, VFI-SS-111
Standard Warranty
1 year on-site repair or replace with factory authorized Start-Up

Sustainable Offer Status

Battery Directive
Battery Notes
Contains Lithium Coin Cell
**The time to recharge to 90% of full battery capacity following a discharge to shutdown using a load rated for 1/2 the full load rating of the UPS.