MX455 Back-UPS CS 500VA
MX455 Back-UPS CS 500VA MX455 Back-UPS CS 500VA MX455 Back-UPS CS 500VA

Product Info

Battery Backup & Surge Protector for Electronics and Computers

Back up and protect your hardware and data during power outages, surges and spikes with the APC Back-UPS CS 500. APC Back-UPS provide extra runtime time during power outages allowing you to save your work and shut down your computer safely.


  • Building Wiring Fault Indicator
    This LED informs users of potentially dangerous wiring problems in the wall circuit.
  • Cold-start capable
    Provides temporary battery power when the utility power is out.
  • Dataline surge protection
    Provides protection of connected equipment from power surges on the data lines.
  • Disconnected battery notification
    Warns when a battery is not available to provide backup power.
  • Hot-swappable batteries
    Ensures clean, uninterrupted power to protected equipment while batteries are being replaced
  • Lifetime data recovery warranty
    Provides peace of mind by providing professional data recovery services in the event data is lost due to the failure of the unit.
  • Serial connection
    Use your PC to access additional power protection and management features for your UPS via a serial port.
  • Simple battery replacement
    Increases UPS availability by allowing quick, easy battery replacement.
  • Transformer-block spaced outlets
    Protect equipment with input transformer blocks without blocking access to other receptacles.
  • USB connection
    Use your PC to access additional power protection and management features for your UPS via a USB Port.


  • Battery failure notification
    Provides early-warning fault analysis on batteries enabling timely preventive maintenance
  • Automatic self-test
    Periodic battery self-test ensures early detection of a battery that needs to be replaced.
  • Intelligent battery management
    Maximizes battery performance, life, and reliability through intelligent, precision charging.


  • Audible alarms
    Provides notification of changing utility power and UPS power conditions
  • LED status display
    Quickly understand unit and power status with visual indicators.


  • Surge only outlets
    Protect secondary electronics from surges and spikes without reducing battery power used to run primary electronics during an outage.
  • Battery and surge protected outlets
    Back up and protect your hardware and data during power outages, surges and spikes.
  • Battery-protected and surge-only outlets
    Reserves power capacity and run time for connected equipment that require UPS battery back-up while providing surge only protection for less critical equipment


  • 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..


Output power capacity 300Watts / 500VA
Max Configurable Power (Watts) 300Watts / 500VA
Nominal Output Voltage 120V
Output Frequency (sync to mains) 50/60Hz +/- 3 Hz
Topology Standby
Waveform type Stepped approximation to a sinewave
Maximum Output Current 10
Output Connections (3) NEMA 5-15R
(3) NEMA 5-15R (selector_surgetitle)
Transfer Time 8ms
typical : 12ms maximum
Nominal Input Voltage 120V
Input frequency 50/60 Hz +/- 3 Hz (auto sensing)
Input Connections NEMA 5-15P
Cord Length 6ft (1.83meters)
Input voltage range for main operations 98 - 140V
Number of Power Cords 1
Batteries & Runtime  
Battery type Maintenance-free sealed Lead-Acid battery with suspended electrolyte : leakproof
Typical recharge time 8hour(s)
Replacement Battery RBC2
Expected Battery Life 4 - 6 Year
Number of Battery 1
Battery Capacity 106 Volt-Amp-Hour
Runtime 3 min. @ 100% load (300W)
Efficiency 99.0% @ 100% load (300W)
Communications & Management  
Interface Port(s) Optional Simple Signalling RS232 cable
Control panel LED status display with On Line
On Battery : Replace Battery and Overload indicators
Audible Alarm Alarm when on battery : distinctive low battery alarm : overload continuous tone alarm
Surge Protection and Filtering  
Surge energy rating 480Joules
Data Line Protection Analog phone line for phone/fax/modem/DSL (RJ-11 connector)
Filtering Full time multi-pole noise filtering : 5% IEEE surge let-through : zero clamping response time : meets UL 1449
Temperatures Operating: 0 - 40 °C
Storage: -15 - 45 °C
Humidity Operating: 0 - 95 %
Storage: 0 - 95 %
Elevation Operating: 0 - 3000 meters
Storage: 0 - 15000 meters
Audible noise 45.0dBA (at 1 meter from surface of unit)
Online thermal dissipation 24.0BTU/hr
Approvals cUL Listed, California (CEC) Battery Charger, ENERGY STAR (USA), FCC Part 15 Class B, Industry Canada, UL 1778
Equipment protection policy Lifetime : $100000
Standard warranty 3 years repair or replace
Dimensions & Weight  
Dimensions Maximum Height: 165mm
Maximum Width: 91mm
Maximum Depth: 284mm
Weight 6.27kg
Color Beige