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AN-178 v1 USB HID Implementation in Smart-UPS
This App Note explains how to manage the behaviour of the Smart-UPS and its outlets through a custom application making use of USB connectivity.
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AN-189 v0 Modbus Installation and Troubleshooting for Galaxy VM
This application note explains how to install the Modbus wiring for a Galaxy VM UPS, gives an overview of the Modbus protocol, how to configure and test the connection, describes the Modbus packet structure, and explains how to identify and resolve common problems.
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AN-43 v1 Understanding Delta Conversion Online "Battery Charging" - Part 5
This application note is the fifth in a series that discusses many common misunderstandings about Delta Conversion OnlineTM and also it’s advantages. The subjects of delta conversion, delta transformers, and delta inverter are addressed. Various myths are described and criticized.
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AN-184 v0 Selection Process for Dew Point Control Pump (ACRC301H)
The Dew Point Control Pump [DPCP] is a condensate management device used in the InRow RC High Temp cooling unit. It serves as an alternative to the traditional condensate pump and tray system. Rather than removing the condensate the Dew Point Control Pump prevents the condensate from formation altogether.
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AN-49 v1 InfraStruXure Battery Safety in the IT Environment - What happens when the ventilation fails
Could the presence of batteries in an IT environment create a fire hazard? The paper examines the cause of some past battery incidents and demonstrates why many layers of safeguards built into the InfraStruXure design are intended to prevent the build-up of hydrogen gas to a dangerous level. Appendices provide examples of gassing calculations in practical applications.
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AN-169 v0 Using PowerChute Network Shutdown in Parallel Redundant or Parallel Capacity UPS Configurations
This Application Note provides an overview of Parallel-UPS configurations and explains the PowerChute Network Shutdown event handling process for UPS's in these configurations.
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AN-183 v0 Active Flow Control Theory and Application
The Active Flow Controller is a deta-P (pressure) controller that can be paired with an aisle containment system. The controller works by sensing pressure inside the aisle to adjust cooling unit fan speed. This prevents forced-mixing of hot and cold air.
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AN-120 v0 ACRP Requirements for Selecting 3rd Party Remote Air-Cooled Condenser and Flooded Receiver
The InfraStruXure InRow RP (ACRP100, ACRP101, and ACRP102) is an air-cooled DX air conditioner for data centers. All air-cooled air conditioners require the use of remote air-cooled condensers. This application note outlines the requirements for selecting third party remote condenser and flooded receiver for InRow RP air-cooled product.
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AN-195 v0 SNMP Monitoring Policies for APC UPS Devices
This Application Note describes how to define, build and deploy SNMP monitoring policies for APC UPS devices.
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AN-143 v2 Electrolyte Quantities in InfraStruxure UPSs
This document gives the specifications for how much electrolyte is in the valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) modular battery cartridges of InfraStruxure UPSs for small, medium, and large data centers.
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AN-27 v1 APC Silcon Battery Breaker/Fuse-box
For Safe and Flexible Operation of APC Silcon Series in an External Battery Configuration
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AN-190 v0 PowerChute Network Shutdown for the Dell EqualLogic Storage Array
This Application Note provides step-by-step instructions to ensure the safe shutdown of a Dell EqualLogic Storage Array using APC PowerChute Network Shutdown.
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AN-158 v0 Pump Selection for InRow Glycol-Cooled Unit System ACRD20X
While pump packages are not directly supported from APC, a minimal design effort is required for the installer to select the necessary components to design and build the pump package for the condenser water / glycol mixture loop. This application note provides the installing contractor with necessary information regarding part selection and design for pump package needed for operation of the water / glycol mixture loop.
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AN-80 v0 Smart-UPS configuration application note
Smart-UPS and Smart-UPS XL behavior can be flexibly adjusted to the actual operating condition through an extended set of user-configurable parameters. Proper parameter setting highly enhances the UPS performance thus considerably increasing reliability and availability of the power protection as a whole. This application note is intended for Smart-UPS and Smart-UPS XL users. The purpose of this note is to help Smart-UPS and Smart-UPS XL users further enhance the quality of power protection by providing a detailed discussion on how to properly adjust Smart-UPS behavior in order for it to deliver the best performance in the particular conditions.
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AN-40 v1 Understanding Delta Conversion On-line "Power Regulation" - Part 2
This application note is the second in a series that discusses many common misunderstandings about Delta Conversion OnlineTM and also it’s advantages. The subjects of delta conversion, delta transformers, and delta inverter are addressed. Various myths are described and criticized.
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AN-14 v2 The Out-of-Band Management Card Provides Remote Management--Even When the Network is Down
The features of the APC Out-of-Band Management Card are described, and an application example is provided.
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AN-173 v1 NetShelter CX deployment in an SMB or Branch Office Environment
The document looks at how servers and network switches can now be potentially installed in an office environment in an SMB or Branch Office.
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AN-187 v0 Galaxy V series High Efficiency modes
This document outlines the two high efficiency modes of operation in the Galaxy VM and their fundamental differences
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AN-41 v1 Understanding Delta Conversion On-line "DC Bus Power Exchange" - Part 3
This application note is the third in a series that discusses many common misunderstandings about Delta Conversion OnlineTM and also it’s advantages. The subjects of delta conversion, delta transformers, and delta inverter are addressed. Various myths are described and criticized.
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AN-163 v0 Configuration and Monitoring of the Symmetra PX250/500 Premium Battery Solution
This paper presents strategies for configuring and monitoring the premium battery solution for common Symmetra PX 250/500 data center configurations.
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AN-181 v1 Smart-UPS Communications
This document outlines the various connection options available in the Smart-UPS products to communicate with your PC or server
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AN-177 v1 Software interface for Switched Outlet and UPS Management in Smart-UPS
This App Note explains how to manage the behaviour of the Smart-UPS and its outlets through a custom application making use of standard Modbus communications.
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AN-45 v1 Understanding Delta Conversion Online "Output Power Factor Ratings" - Part 7
This application note is the seventh in a series that discusses many common misunderstandings about Delta Conversion OnlineTM and also it’s advantages. The subjects of delta conversion, delta transformers, and delta inverter are addressed. Various myths are described and criticized.
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AN-162 v0 Configuration and Monitoring of the Symmetra PX20/40/80/100kW & Symmetra PX 48/96/160kW Premium Battery Solution
This paper presents strategies for configuring and monitoring battery solutions for common Symmetra PX 20, 40, 80, and 100kW UPS and Symmetra PX 48, 96, and 160kW UPS data center configurations
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AN-126 v0 Selection procedure for RC and RP
Describes the procedure for selecting InRow Chilled Water products for successful applications.
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AN-168 v2 Modbus Installation and Troubleshooting for AP9635 Network Management Card
This application note explains how to install the Modbus wiring for an AP9635 Network Management Card, gives an overview of the Modbus protocol, describes the Modbus packet structure, and explains how to identify and resolve common problems.
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AN-42 v1 Understanding Delta Conversion Online "Power Balance" - Part 4
This application note is the fourth in a series that discusses many common misunderstandings about Delta Conversion OnlineTM and also it’s advantages. The subjects of delta conversion, delta transformers, and delta inverter are addressed. Various myths are described and criticized.
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AN-131 v0 TUV – Rheinland NRTL Certification
This paper describes use of the TUV-Rheinland NRTL mark in lieu of the UL and C-UL (or CSA) marks for the North American Market (NAM). This paper is limited in scope and should be considered an adjunct to APC Application Note #30, "InfraStruXure Agency Listings".
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AN-123 v0 ACRP Remote Air-Cooled Condenser Application and Placement
The InfraStruXure InRow RP (ACRP100, ACRP101, and ACRP102) is an air-cooled DX air conditioner for data centers. All air-cooled air conditioners require the use of remote air-cooled condensers. This application note outlines the placement, refrigerant line pipe sizing, and maintenance of air-cooled condensers for the ACRP100 series units.
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AN-175 v0 PowerChute Business Edition Virtualization Support
Overview of how PowerChute Business Edition works on VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V platforms
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AN-142 v0 InRow RC Environmental Control
The function of the InRow RC product is to cool air from the hot aisle and deliver it to the cold aisle at the temperature setpoint. The InRow RC controls the environment with a cooling function only. This document describes the control process for the InRow RC. In order to provide environmental control, the InRow RC unit monitors the temperature of the return air, temperature of the supply air, and a remote rack inlet temperature
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AN-170 v2 PowerChute Network Shutdown Operating Modes and supported UPS Configurations
Overview of what each UPS configuration supported by PowerChute Network Shutdown entails, which UPS families support each configuration and a summary of UPS Model and UPS Network Management Card compatibility for different configurations.
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AN-118 v0 Practices for Pressure Relief Valve Discharge Piping
Many mechanical refrigeration systems containing large quantities of refrigerant possess pressure relief devices. Under certain conditions, these systems are piped to the outdoors to prevent the displacement of air inside a structure. This paper is intended to give a list of best practices for sizing the piping from the discharge of a pressure relief valve to the outside.
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AN-164 v0 Integrating Digi Wireless Environmental Monitoring with NetBotz Appliances in Data Center Environments
Details the extension of NetBotz using Digi wireless sensors.
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AN-132 v0 InRow RC Cooling of HP C-Class Chassis
High performance blade chassis such as the HP c-Class are alleged to be highly problematic regarding thermal solutions within traditional Data Center spaces. APC has developed in row cooling products, such as the InRow RC, to specifically address such challenges.
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AN-182 v1 Modular PDU Slot Locks
This application note explains the purpose of Schneider Electric Modular PDU slot locks and Schneider Electric service policy for electrical work. It also describes the importance of understanding site-specific arc flash risk when interacting with electrical equipment. The Modular Power Distribution product family includes Modular Power Distribution Units (Modular PDUs), Modular Remote Power Panels (Modular RPPs), Modular Rack Distribution Panels (Modular RDPs), and modular power distribution solutions embedded in or designed exclusively for Symmetra PX UPSs.
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AN-174 v0 Hydrogen Gassing: Symmetra, SmartUPS VT
This document identifies the worst case gassing rates for the various valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) modular battery units of SmartUPS VT, Symmetra LX, and Symmetra PX UPSs, and explains code requirements for providing battery gassing data.
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AN-176 v1 Modbus Implementation in APC Smart-UPS
This App Note explains how Modbus protocol has been implemented in the Smart-UPS SMT family to provide access to controls and configuration parameters through user-defined applications.
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AN-0 v0 Test - Do Not Translate

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AN-180 v6 PowerChute Network Shutdown for VMware
This Application Note outlines how to deploy PowerChute Network Shutdown in different VMware setups to protect your virtual as well as your physical IT infrastructure.
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AN-186 v0 Using PowerChute Network Shutdown in an Advanced Redundant Configuration
This Application Note outlines how to configure PowerChute Network Shutdown for Advanced UPS setups. It also outlines the configuration and shutdown sequence for a number of potential deployment scenarios.
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AN-171 v0 Using PowerChute Network Shutdown to protect a NETGEAR® ReadyNAS®
This Application Note explains how PowerChute Network Shutdown integrates with NETGEAR® ReadyNAS® to ensure safe shutdown of your network-attached storage device in the event of an extended power outage.
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AN-39 v1 Understanding Delta Conversion Online "The Difference" - Part 1
This application note is the first in a series that discusses many common misunderstandings about Delta Conversion OnlineTM and also it’s advantages. The subjects of delta conversion, delta transformers, and delta inverter are addressed. Various myths are described and criticized.
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AN-44 v1 Understanding Delta Conversion Online "Input Power Factor Correction" - Part 6
This application note is the sixth in a series that discusses many common misunderstandings about Delta Conversion OnlineTM and also it’s advantages. The subjects of delta conversion, delta transformers, and delta inverter are addressed. Various myths are described and criticized.
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AN-121 v0 Using MCA and MOP Ratings to Safely Connect Your Field Wired Air Conditioner
The minimum circuit ampacity (MCA) and maximum overcurrent protection (MOP) ratings provide guidance for safely connecting field-wired equipment to the building mains in North America. Understanding these ratings, and their relationship to each other, is critical to properly selecting wire and circuit breaker sizes.
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AN-133 v1 Cable Trough, Ladder, and Partition Configuration Guide
Management of power and data cabling is critical for data center installation and long-term maintenance. APC has developed a line of products designed to contain and manage this array of cabling and piping. These products include cable troughs, ladders, and partitions. The following Application Note contains guidelines on positioning these products within a data center, determining cable capacity/fill of each product, planning for location of different services (power, data, cooling) within the data center, and installing these products.
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AN-147 v2 Proper UPS selection for servers with active PFC power supplies
This document explains why some Back-UPS or Smart-UPS SC models may not be the proper choice for servers and other equipment that use large PFC (power factor corrected) power supplies and/or contain redundant supplies. Active PFC power supplies have become more common on name brand servers to comply with more stringent guidelines for energy consumption. It provides guidance for selecting and properly sizing models that are more suitable for the demands of these applications.
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AN-75 v1 Configuring Data Centers to Support HP BladeSystem p-Class Servers
HP BladeSystem p-Class servers operate at a power density 10X higher than that of a typical data center, which demands special attention to the power and cooling system. Success in deploying these servers – there are five basic strategies – requires an understanding of several inputs, including the business needs driving the deployment, user preferences, blade requirements, and constraints. This Application Note considers these inputs, and guides the reader to (1)select the best deployment method from the five basic methods, (2) choose the appropriate rack, cooling, power, and management solutions, and (3) apply these solutions to fit individual needs.
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AN-109 v0 Application Guidelines for the InfraStruXure InRow SC Condenser
The InfraStruXure InRow SC (ACSC100 and ACSC101) is a self-contained air conditioner for server rooms and wiring closets. This application note outlines various considerations for the condenser section to ensure proper operation
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AN-47 v1 How APC designs AC power capacitors into large UPS systems
This application note will explain how APC's Silcon and InfraStruXure UPS systems are designed with regard to maximizing the lifetime of its AC power capacitors.
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AN-148 v0 APC Symmetra® PX 80K UPS Frame Installation Deviation and Selection of Input Circuit Breaker Ratings
The APC Symmetra® PX scalable UPS frames provide customers with unique UPS power level scalability. This document gives the specifications for permitted input circuit breaker sizes for use with the APC Symmetra PX 80K scalable UPS frame and a 208Y/120V, 60 Hz utility source. This Applications Note is applicable to only the following APC SKU’s: SY10K80F, SY20K80F, SY30K80F, SY40K80F, SY50K80F, SY60K80F, SY70K80F, and SY80K80F when configured as either standalone systems or with the InfraStruXure® PDU 40kW 208V/208V W/ MBP w/o transformer PDRPPNX14-M. This Applications Note does not apply to any configuration that includes the following APC InfraStruXure® PDU w/MBP SKU’s which include an input isolation transformer: PD80F6FK1-M or PD80G6FK1-M or PD80L6FK1-M.
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AN-149 v0 APC Symmetra® PX 40K UPS Frame Installation Deviation and Selection of Input Circuit Breaker Ratings
The APC Symmetra® PX scalable UPS frames provide customers with unique UPS power level scalability. This document gives the specifications for permitted input circuit breaker sizes for use with the APC Symmetra PX 40K scalable UPS frame and a 208Y/120V, 60 Hz utility source. This Applications Note is applicable to only the following APC SKU’s: SY10K40F , SY20K40F, SY30K40F, SY40K40F, when configured as either standalone systems or with the InfraStruXure® PDU 40kW 208V/208V W/ MBPwD w/o transformer - PDRPPNX10-M. This Applications Note does not apply to any configuration that includes the following APC InfraStruXure® PDU w/ MBPwD SKU’s which include input isolation transformers: PD40F6FK1-M or PD40G6FK1-M or PD40L6FK1-M
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AN-98 v5 Using PowerChute Network Shutdown in a Redundant-UPS Configuration
This Application Note provides an overview of Redundant-UPS configurations and explains the PowerChute Network Shutdown event handling process for UPS's in these configurations.
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AN-150 v1 Symmetra PX® 20kW UPS Installation Deviation and Selection of Input Circuit Breaker Ratings
The Symmetra PX® 20kW UPS system provides customers with unique UPS power level scalability. This document gives the specifications for permitted input circuit breaker sizes for use with the Symmetra PX® 20kW scalable UPS frame and a 208Y/120V, 60 Hz utility source. This Applications Note is applicable to only the following APC SKU: ISX20K20F.
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AN-153 v1 Best Practices for Deploying Smart-UPS, Smart-UPS On-Line, and Symmetra
The Smart-UPS, Smart-UPS On-Line, and Symmetra uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) protect hardware, software and data from power disturbances throughout the world. Designed to prevent blackout, brownouts, surges and sags from reaching your IT devices and other valuable electronic equipment, Smart-UPS, Smart-UPS On-Line and Symmetra provide continuous power from its internal battery until the utility line is restored to a safe level. This application note covers best practices for deploying a Smart-UPS, Smart-UPS On-Line or Symmetra as well as environmental constraints.
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AN-141 v1 RDX Remote Fluid Cooled Condenser InRow DX 600mm
The InRow DX 600mm Series of InRow DX cooling products has been designed for use with remote air-cooled condensers, and is supported by a variety of condenser selections from APC. The available condenser selection meets world wide ambient temperature and power supply considerations. While liquid cooled condensers are not directly supported as a factory option, it is a minimal design effort for the installer to select and install an appropriate liquid cooled condenser along with the necessary accessory items. The installation of such a condenser will allow the use of either water or a water / glycol mixture for the heat of rejection medium.
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AN-92 v0 Best Practices for Designing Data Centers with the InRow RC
The InfraStruXure® InRow RC is designed to provide cooling at the row and rack level of a data center for rack based IT equipment with front to back airflow. When designing data centers with this product, there are some best practices that should be followed to ensure the InRow RC is cooling as designed. This paper presents the best practices that should be followed when designing a data center with the InRow RC, and provides some additional guidelines to follow when some of these best practices can not be adopted as part of the data center layout.
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AN-114 v0 Guidelines for Using Rack Air Containment System with InfraStruXure InRow SC
The InfraStruXure® InRow™ SC (ACSC100 and ACSC101) is a self-contained air conditioner for server rooms and wiring closets. This application note provides guidelines for using the Rack Air Containment System (RACS) with these units. Additional information regarding RACS with InRow units can be found in Application Note AN-90.
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AN-76 v2 Configuring Data Centers to Support IBM BladeCenter Servers
The IBM BladeCenter operates at a power density 10X greater than the capability of a typical data center, which demands special attention to the power and cooling system. Success in deploying these servers – there are five basic strategies – requires an understanding of several inputs, including the business needs driving the deployment, user preferences, blade requirements, and constraints. This Application Note considers these inputs, and guides the reader to (1) select the best deployment method from the five basic methods, (2) choose the appropriate rack, cooling, power, and management solutions, and (3) apply these solutions to fit individual needs.
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AN-48 v2 Ventilation and Cooling Requirements for the Symmetra PX UPS
Data centers requires proper ventilation to remove the heat generated by its equipment and provide sufficient air quality. The Symmetra PX UPS supports up to 40kW of equipment. This large amount of power supported and its ventilation requirements are sufficient to remove the heat generated by the UPS, keep the batteries at their ideal temperature, and remove any hydrogen generated. Data centers are an excellent location for Symmetra PX UPS solutions.
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AN-115 v0 UPS Power for the InfraStruXure InRow SC
The InfraStruXure® InRow™ SC (ACSC100 and ACSC101) is a self-contained air conditioner for server rooms and wiring closets. This application note outlines considerations for powering the unit from a UPS.
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AN-67 v3 APC Network Management Card Security Implementation
This document highlights the industry-standard security implementation on the Network Management Card from Schneider Electric and should be used as a high-level overview of the Network Management Card functionality
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AN-113 v0 Configuration Types and Sequence of Operations for the InfraStruXure InRow SC
The InfraStruXure® InRow™ SC (ACSC100 and ACSC101) is a self-contained air conditioner for server rooms and wiring closets. This application note outlines various operating modes and the impact of user configurable setting on unit component behavior.
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AN-96 v0 Rack Air Removal Unit SX Application Guidelines
The Rack Air Removal Unit SX (ARU SX) is a rack mounted fan system for use with NetShelter enclosures. This application note outlines various considerations for applying the ARU SX
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AN-112 v0 Best Practices for Deploying the InfraStruXure InRow SC
The InfraStruXure® InRow™ SC (ACSC100 and ACSC101) is a self-contained air conditioner for server rooms and wiring closets. This application note outlines best practices to be used when deploying the units in these IT spaces.
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AN-165 v0 Switched Outlet Groups on SMT and SMX Smart-UPS
Document provides an overview of the application and benifits of the Main and Switched Outlet Groups now available on Smart-UPS SMT and SMX products.
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AN-134 v1 Using Sealevel Systems Equipment with APC NetBotz Appliances
Sealevel Systems provides innovative hardware products that can enable additional connectivity and control of I/O devices that they are interfaced with. Using the manageability and flexibility of NetBotz products, a wide array of I/O devices can be managed, monitored, and controlled. Through the combination of these two elements, a robust and flexible, managed network of I/O devices emerges. This document provides the information necessary to create an environment using the Sealevel and NetBotz equipment.
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AN-69 v1 Rack Air Distribution Unit
Detailed description how to apply the various uses of the Rack Air Distribution Unit into a datacenter or IT space.
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AN-101 v4 PowerChute Network Shutdown with more than 50 computers connected to one UPS
This Application Note provides information on the communications mechanism between PowerChute Network Shutdown and the UPS Network Management Card as well as system configuration recommendations if you wish to have more than 50 computers protected by one UPS.
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AN-12 v1 The APC Computer Interface Port
This application note provides technical information regarding APC UPS computer interface ports. This information is for customers attempting to use the port for unsupported purposes.
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AN-20 v4 The Communications Process of PowerChute Network Shutdown
This Application Note describes how the UPS Network Management Card and PowerChute Network Shutdown communicate with each other and outlines some recommended steps to ensure system protection.
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AN-90 v3 Rack Air Containment Application Guidelines and Approved Configurations
The Rack Air Containment System (RACS) is a modular front and rear plenum for use in isolating the supply and return air between an APC Netshelter SX rack enclosure and an APC InRow™ cooling solution. The containment system is designed to create a separate environment for air distribution in order to prevent mixing of hot and cold air streams, resulting in a more predictable cooling pattern. The modular design and ability to retrofit to an existing Netshelter SX rack enables medium to high density racks to be cooled in an autonomous environment without overcooling the room mixed with lower density loads.
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AN-46 v1 Distributed Generator System Synchronization
Distributed Generator Synchronization can be utilized when using a Delta Conversion UPS in a distributed-redundant UPS design. The scope of this paper is to cover generator synchronization in a distributed generation system for critical power applications. Distributed generation is commonly used with distributed redundant Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) designs. Generator synchronization can be used in this UPS system design to achieve up-stream synchronization to improve availability with Delta Conversion Technology UPS systems.
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AN-144 v4 PowerChute Network Shutdown Security Overview and Management.
This Application Note provides an overview of the security features in PowerChute Network Shutdown and recommendations on how to securely deploy the software.
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AN-146 v1 Hot Aisle Containment Application Guidelines and Approved Configurations
The Hot Aisle Containment System (HACS) is a modular ceiling panel and door system for use in isolating the supply and return air between an APC NetShelter rack and an APC InRow® cooling solution. The containment system is designed to create a separate environment for air distribution in order to prevent mixing of hot and cold air streams, resulting in a more predictable cooling pattern. The modular design and ability to retrofit to an existing Netshelter rack enables medium to high density racks to be cooled in an autonomous environment without overcooling the room.
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AN-160 v1 NetBotz Building Management System (BMS) Integration
The Modbus protocol is a standard in the industry and is supported by almost all of the BMS vendors. APC integrates Modbus TCP over an Ethernet connection and Modbus RTU/ASCII over a serial connection for NetBotz® communication with a BMS (e.g. T.A.C Continuum™ and Vista™, Johnson Controls’ Metasys™, Siemens’ APOGEE™, ALC’s WebCTRL™, etc.). This paper explains the integration of the APC NetBotz® appliance v3.2 release with a Building Management System.
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AN-156 v3 StruxureWare Data Center Expert v7.2 Building Management System Integration
Provide a technical description of how InfraStruXure Central can integrate into a higher level building management system through the ModBus TCP protocol
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AN-159 v0 Hot Aisle Containment System (HACS) and Data Center Fire Protection
The design of data centers around Hot Aisle Containment Systems (HACS) is growing in popularity. Engineers and, increasingly, Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) are questioning the need for fire protection in the hot aisle; specifically: incipient stage fire detection (high sensitivity smoke detection), smoke detection, fire suppression, sprinkler protection. This application note describes fire protection strategies for hot aisle containment systems. It is intended to clarify questions regarding detection and suppression requirements as applied to asset protection as well as address misconceptions within the HACS space.
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AN-74 v1 Configuration of InfraStruXure for Data Centers to Support Dell PowerEdge 1855 Blade Servers
The Introdcution of blade servers has created many challenges for those who design and support NCPI. InfraStruXure for Data Centers can be configured to meet the dynamic needs of Dell PowerEdge 1855 Blade Servers
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AN-91 v1 Alternative Network Connectivity Options for APC NetBotz Monitoring Appliances
APC NetBotz monitoring appliances come standard with a 10/100 Ethernet port. This is the predominant connection for most customers, however for some locations customers may require a different network connection type. Or, the customer may desire a backup communication link in the event the Ethernet connection is lost.
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