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Do I need to use a 24VDC power adapter with the Isolated Extension Cable?



Issue

Do I need to use a 24VDC power adapter with the Isolated Extension Cable?


Product Line

  • Interface Cables
    • Isolated Extension Cable (IEC) - AP9825


Environment

  • PowerChute in simple signaling mode
  • Isolated Extension Cable in use

Cause



When attempting to connect a system running PowerChute in simple signaling through an Isolated Extension Cable (IEC), you must use a 24VDC adapter to power the UPS End Unit of the IEC.


Resolution


This adapter is available for purchase on APC's Web site (www.apcc.com). The part number for the 24 VDC adapter is AP9505i. Users may also find an equivalent power adapter at their nearest electronics store. The specifications for the 24VDC adapter follow:


Input:
Voltage: 120 VAC
Frequency: 60Hz
Power consumption: 16W

Output:
Voltage: 24VDC
Power consumption: 400mA


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