Back-UPS® Pro Installation and Operation2
Connect the equipment
Battery Backup and Surge Protected outlets
When the Back-UPS is receiving input power, the
Battery Backup with Surge Protection outlets will
supply power to connected equipment. During a
power outage or other utility problems, the Battery
Backup outlets receive power for a limited time from
Connect equipment such as printers, fax machines,
scanners, or other peripherals that do not need battery
backup power to the Surge Protection Only outlets.
These outlets provide full-time protection from surges
even if the Back-UPS is switched OFF.
Master and Controlled outlets
To conserve electricity, when the device connected to
Master Outlet goes into Sleep or Standby mode, or
turns Off, the Controlled device(s) will shut down as
well, saving electricity.
Connect a master device, such as a desktop computer
or audio/visual receiver to the Master outlet. Connect
peripheral devices such as a printer, speakers, or a
scanner to the Controlled outlets.
USB and Serial Data port To use PowerChute Personal Edition, connect a serial cable or USB cable.
Ground screw Connect the ground lead of additional surge suppression devices such as network and data line
Building Wiring Fault
If this indicator is illuminated, there is a problem with the wiring in the building. Contact an
electrician immediately and do not use the Back-UPS.
Surge Protected outlets,
controlled by the Master
These outlets are protected from electrical surges, and will disconnect from utility power during
a power outage, or if the Master device goes into Sleep or Standby mode.
Surge Protected outlets These outlets provide full-time protection from surges, even if the Back-UPS is off. Connect
equipment such as printers and scanners that do not require battery backup protection.
Battery Backup outlets with
During a power outage or other utility problems, the Battery Backup outlets receive power for a
limited time from the Back-UPS. Connect critical equipment such as desktop computer,
computer monitor, modem or other data sensitive devices into these outlets.
Battery Backup outlets with
Surge Protection, controlled
by the Master outlet
These outlets will supply battery power to the connected equipment during a power outage.
Power will be disconnected to these outlets if the Master device goes into Sleep or Standby
mode. Connect equipment such as a computer monitor to these outlets.
Master outlet Connect the master device to this outlet, in most scenarios, this will be the main computer.
External Battery Pack
Connect an external battery pack to provide additional battery backup runtime (Back-UPS RS
Co-axial ports with surge
Connect a cable modem or other equipment with coaxial jacks.
In & Out Ethernet surge-
Use an ethernet cable to connect a cable modem to the IN port, and connect a computer to the