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What is the difference between a Preinstalled NMC and an Embedded NMC?

A preinstalled NMC would have a Network Management Card already installed in the Smart Slot prior to purchase. UPS's with 'NC' or 'NMC' in the suffix of the sku would have this feature.  With a preinstalled NMC, you are able to remove the NMC from the Smart Slot.

With an Embedded NMC, the Network Management Card ports are physically connected to the UPS- this way we are not able to remove or replace the Embedded NMC. Some UPS's do come with an empty Smart Slot for additional accessories.

Preinstalled NMC:
Preinstalled NMC pic

Embedded NMC:
embedded nmc pic

Empty Smart Slot:
empty smart slot pic

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