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APC SC420I Smart-UPS 420VA 260W Serial  With Shutdown Software

APC SC420I Smart-UPS 420VA 260W Serial With Shutdown Software

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Manufacturer ID: SC420I

APC SC420I Smart-UPS 420VA 260W Serial With Product Description

APC Smart UPS SC is ideal for small and medium businesses looking to protect entry-level servers and networking equipment from power disturbances and outages. The Smart-UPS SC features network grade runtime, hot swap batteries, and built-in data line protection for worry free uninterruptible power protection for increased availability. The included PowerChute Business Edition software, which has an installed base in the millions, gives entry-level network and server users a proven UPS management solution. PowerChute Business Edition also manages other Smart-UPS models, allowing easy upgrades as applications change, without having to replace software or retrain administrators. Most Smart-UPS SC models can be installed in either a tower or rack configuration, allowing standardization across multiple applications. Built on the same standards as the award-winning Smart-UPS, with over 10 million installed, Smart-UPS SC provides the basic features and manageability needed to protect entry-level applications.

  • Network manageable
    - Monitor and control the UPS remotely via included PowerChute software.
  • Audible alarms
    - Actively let you know if the unit is on battery, if the battery is low or if there is an overload condition.
  • Automatic self-test
    - Periodic battery self-test ensures early detection of a battery that needs to be replaced.
  • Predictive failure notification
    - Provides early-warning fault analysis on batteries enabling timely preventive maintenance
  • Serial Connectivity
    - Provides management of the UPS via a serial port.
  • LED status indicators
    - Enables quick understanding and response to visual indicators showing UPS status.
  • InfraStruXure Manager compatible
    - Enables centralized management via APC's InfraStruXure Manager.

  • Boost and Trim Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR)
    - Gives higher application availability by correcting low and high voltage conditions without using the battery.
  • User-replaceable batteries
    - Battery replacement is simple and safe, and can be performed by the end-user. A technician is not required to replace the PowerShield battery
  • Adjustable voltage-transfer points
    - Maximizes useful battery life by widening the input voltage window or tightening the output voltage regulation.
  • Safety-agency approved
    - Ensures the product has been tested and approved to work safely with the connected service provider equipment and within the specified environment. UL, FCC, CE, C-Tick approvals.

  • Dataline Surge Protection
    - Provides protection of connected equipment from power surges on the data lines.
  • Power conditioning
    - Protects connected loads from surges, spikes, lightning, and other power disturbances.
  • Intelligent battery management
    - Maximizes battery performance, life, and reliability through intelligent, precision charging.
  • Automatic restart of loads after UPS shutdown
    - Automatically starts up the connected equipment upon the return of utility power.
  • Cold-start capable
    - Provides temporary battery power when the utility power is out.
  • Hot-swappable batteries
    - Ensures clean, uninterrupted power to protected equipment while batteries are being replaced
  • Resettable circuit breakers
    - Enables quick recovery from UPS overload events.
Package Contents
  • APC SC420I
  • CD with software
  • Smart UPS signalling RS-232 cable
  • User Manual
Please note: networking components such as switches, routers, UPS and wireless devices require that speeds & standards be consistent throughout the network to gain optimum performance. To avoid compatibility clashes or for advice, please contact us on

APC SC420I Smart-UPS 420VA 260W Serial With Product Reviews

APC Smart-UPS SC 420VA 230V reviews collected by Reevoo

Value for money
Overall rating
Scores 8.0 out of 10 based on 2 reviews
8 out of 10


Southport GB
Solid & reliable APC quality
None I can think of
Confirmed purchase: 13 February 2014

Technical Specification

Manufacturer ID: SC420I


Device TypeUPS - external
Battery Enclosure TypePlug-in module
Width12 cm
Depth37 cm
Height17 cm
Weight9 kg
Enclosure ColourGrey

Power Device

UPS TechnologyLine interactive
Input VoltageAC 230 V
Input Voltage RangeAC 160 - 286 V
Input Voltage Range (Adjustable)AC 151 - 302 V
Frequency Required50/60 Hz
Input Connector(s)1 x power IEC 320 EN 60320 C14
Output VoltageAC 230 V
Power Output Connectors Details4 x power IEC 320 EN 60320 C13
Power Capacity260 Watt / 420 VA
Dataline Surge ProtectionEthernet 10/100Base-TX - RJ-45
Surge SuppressionStandard
Surge Energy Rating320 Joules


TechnologyLead Acid
Run Time (Up To)5.5 min at full load

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces1 x serial - RS-232 - 9 pin D-Sub (DB-9)


Cables Included1 x power cable - integrated - 1.8 m ¦ 1 x serial cable
FeaturesAudible alarm
Compliant StandardsFCC Class B certified, CSA, NOM, UL 1449, UL 1778, FCC Part 15

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support2 years warranty
Service & Support DetailsLimited warranty - parts and labour - 2 years

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature0 °C
Max Operating Temperature40 °C
Humidity Range Operating0 - 95%

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