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APC RS 900 (Uninterruptible Power Supply, USB, 900VA)

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APC RS 900 (Uninterruptible Power Supply, USB, 900VA)
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APC RS 900 
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Updated: 10/11/2016 13:04

Review of Linux Compatibility

The APC CS 500 from American Power Conversion is an uninterruptible power supply which is connected via USB. It has the USB ID 051d:0002

Bus 003 Device 003: ID 051d:0002 American Power Conversion Uninterruptible Power Supply

The device is automatically recognized and fully supported by the Linux kernel:

usb 3-4: new full-speed USB device number 3 using xhci_hcd
usb 3-4: New USB device found, idVendor=051d, idProduct=0002
usb 3-4: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
usb 3-4: Product: Back-UPS RS 900G FW:879.L3 -P.I USB FW:L3 -P
usb 3-4: Manufacturer: American Power Conversion
usb 3-4: SerialNumber: 3B1308Xxxxxxxx
usb 3-4: ep 0x81 - rounding interval to 512 microframes, ep desc says 800 microframes

The APC RS 900 can be used under Linux in combination with the apcupsd deamon.

If you use this device under Linux please leave a comment in the section below how to configure it.

Identified Hardware Configurations (3 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Scan Date
Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 4.4.0-47-generic - 30/11/2016
Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 4.4.0-31-generic - 08/08/2016
Debian GNU/Linux 8.5 (jessie) 3.16.0-4-amd64 - 23/07/2016

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