Thank you for purchasing a Belkin Uninterruptible Power
Supply (UPS). Each year, several natural and man made
Before installation, please inspect the UPS Upon
occurrences put the power supplied to your electronics in
receipt. Make sure that the UPS is not damaged.
your home or office in jeopardy. At risk are your hardware,
Connect to AC Utility Power
software and data because of these power problems.
Connect the AC inlet to utility power via the power
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
cord. Check whether the Site Wiring Fault indicator
Please save this manual!
is lit or not. If so, please check the utility wiring.
It contains important operating instructions and warranty
information pertaining to your UPS.
Charging the Battery
Please save or recycle the packaging materials!
For best results, charge the battery for 8 hours prior to initial
The UPS packaging was designed with great care to
use. The UPS charges its battery whenever it is connected to
provide protection during shipment and delivery. These
the utility power.
materials are invaluable if you ever have to return the UPS
BELKIN TOWER-RACK SERIES UPS
for service. Damage sustained during transit is not covered
Plug in Power Devices
under the warranty.
Plug your devices into the AC outlets on the rear of the UPS.
Federal Communications Commission Interference
To use the UPS as a master on/off switch, make sure all of
the loads are switched on.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with
Caution: Never connect a laser printer or
the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of
scanner to the backup outlets of UPS with
the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
other computer equipment. A laser printer
BATTERY BACK UP (Slow Alarm)
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
or scanner draws significantly more power
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and
When in the UPS is in battery BACK-UP mode, the On Battery
when in use than when idle. This may
can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and
(Yellow LED) illuminates and the UPS sounds an audible alarm.
overload the UPS.
used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
The alarm stops when the UPS returns to normal ON LINE
Turning on the UPS
harmful interference to radio communications. To assure
Turn on your UPS by pressing and holding the On/Off/Test
continued compliance, use only shielded interface cables
button for approximately 2 seconds until the "ON LINE" Green
LOW BATTERY (Rapid Alarm)
when connecting to computer or peripheral devices. Any
When the UPS is in battery BACK-UP mode and the battery energy
changes or modifications not expressly approved by the
begins to run low, the UPS will beep rapidly until it shuts down from
party responsible for compliance could void the user's
Turning off the UPS
authority to operate this equipment.
a depleted battery or returns to ON LINE normal operation.
Turn off the UPS by pressing and holding the On/Off/Test
OVERLOAD (Continuous alarm)
button for more than 2 seconds until the "ON LINE" or "ON
UPS FEATURES AND FUNCTIONS
When the UPS is overloaded (the connected loads exceed the
BATTERY" LED goes off.
maximum rated capacity), the UPS emits a continuous alarm to
To Conduct a Self Test
warn of an overload condition. Disconnect nonessential equipment.
Use the self-test to verify both the operation of the UPS and
ON/ OFF/ TEST
from the UPS to eliminate the overload.
the condition of the battery. In normal utility power, push the
FAULT (10 Seconds Continuously)
On/Off/Test button less than 1.5 seconds and the UPS
performs a self-test function. During the self-test, the UPS
* REPLACE BATTERY
When the UPS occur fault, the UPS emits a 10 seconds continuous
operates in back-up mode.
alarm to warn of a fault condition. Disconnect the equipment from
Note! During the self-test, the UPS briefly operates on-
the UPS prior to checking the equipment.
Your UPS features 3 LED indicators which specific's certain
battery backup power (the on-battery LED comes on). If
To Silence Audible Alarm
functions on your UPS. Please review the Front Panel
the UPS passes the self -test, it returns to on-line
While in battery BACK-UP mode, push on/off/test button less than
operation. If the UPS fails the self-test, it immediately
diagram and with this chart, as it will assist you in the use of
1.5 seconds to silence the audible alarm. (This does not work if the
returns to on-line operation and lights the replace battery
LED. The loads are not affected. Recharge the battery
UPS is under LOW BATTERY or OVERLOAD condition.
overnight and perform the self- test again. If the replace
battery LED is still on, the battery will need to be
_ Solid Green
AC Power is on
_ Flashing Green
AVR is active
Connect the phone/ fax/ modem/ lines
This condition for the On-
Connect a single phone/ fax/ modem line into the surge-
Battery LED can indicate 1 of 2
protected sockets on the back of the UPS. The RJ-11
1. The UPS is on battery
modular sockets accepts standard single line telephone
_ Flashing Yellow
backup and an intermittent
connections. The connection will require another length of
audible alarm is on. The
LED with Audible
UPS will begin shutdown
telephone cable, which is supplied.
2. Battery is low. The UPS will
start shutdown. The buzzer
sounds an audible alarm.
The Fault/Overload can
A_ BATTERY BACK UP SURGE PROTECTION OUTLETS
indicate 1 of 2 problems.
1. There is a problem with
Only data sensitive equipment such as a computer, monitor
the UPS. The LED will be
and external drive should be plugged into these outlets.
lit continuously, and the
Note! This connection is optional but highly suggested as
_ Solid Red
Battery power is automatically provided in case of a power
unit will sound an audible
phone/ fax/modem lines often carry dangerous surges and
outage. Power (AC or battery) is not supplied to these outlets
alarm for 10 seconds.
spikes. The UPS works properly without a phone/ fax/ modem
2. Battery is weak or bad;
when the UPS is switched off. (Do not plug surge protectors or
the battery needs to be
power strips into the battery back up outlets).
Caution! The phone/ fax/modem protection feature could be
Note! During the AVR Mode, the total load that you will be
rendered inoperable if improperly installed. Make sure that
Battery output is drawing
placing on the battery back up outlets should not exceed
_ Flashing Red
more power than the UPS
the telephone line from the wall is plugged into the connector
80% of the unit's capacity.
marked "IN", and the device to be protected is plugged into
B_ PHONE/FAX/ MODEM PROTECTION
There is either no ground
the connector marked " OUT".
The phone/fax/modem lines are surge protected and provide
_ Solid Red
circuit or a reversed polarity
in the building wiring.
complete safety for line connection.
(ON REAR PANEL
BATTERY REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE
C_ INTERFACE PORTS (USB & RS232)
Replacement requires removing the battery cover plate on
The UPS provides both a USB and RS232 port for use with
the front of the UPS. No tools are needed. To replace the
your computer. NOTE: Choose one port only.
Connect the Network Protection Lines
Press fastener to remove the battery cover plate on
Connect the network line from the wall to the connector
D_ AC INPUT BREAKER (CIRCUIT BREAKER)
the front of the UPS (Fig. 1 & 2).
marked "IN", then connect the device (Ethernet card) to be
The circuit breaker button will be triggered if an overload
Disconnect the insulated connectors from the battery
protected to the connector marked "OUT".
condition forces the UPS to disconnect itself from utility power.
terminals (Fig. 3 & 4).
If the button sticks out, disconnect nonessential equipment and
Remove the battery then insert a new battery pack,
* All equipment must be turned off prior to hardware
and push the connectors onto the battery terminals
E_ AC INPUT POWER CORD
(black to black & red to red) (Fig. 3 & 4).
NOTE: There may be a small spark at the battery
F_ SITE WIRING FAULT INDICATOR
The UPS can be used without the software and can be used
terminals when reconnecting the connectors. This is
with any computer using a monitor or a flat panel screen.
The Site Wiring Fault LED will illuminate when one of the
normal and will not harm you or the UPS.
Also, you do not have to have the software installed to utilize
following conditions exist:
the battery backup outlets.
Close the battery cover (Fig. 1).
Open or high-resistance ground
To fully utilize the UPS and its software, your computer must
Hot and neutral polarity reversal
be able to operate the following operating systems: 95/ 98/
Overloaded neutral circuit
ME/ NT4/ 2000/ 2003/ XP & Linux & Higher and have a Serial
or USB port.
G_ NETWORK PROTECTION
SERIAL OR USB COMMUNICATION PORT
This connector is used for protecting the transmission line of
To fully utilize the Bulldog Plus Shutdown Software; you will
Ethernet card from surge, noise and spike.
need to connect the UPS to your computer.
H_ ACCESSORY SLOT
The communication port will provide the following features:
Monitoring charger status
Optional SNMP Slot
Monitoring UPS status
Monitoring battery status and condition
You should have received the following:
1 – UPS unit
Monitoring the utility status
1 – Bulldog Plus Shutdown Software
Use the ON/OFF/TEST UPS power switch function to
1 – USB Cable
schedule UPS for power saving
1 – Serial Cable
1 – Phone Line Cable
for Model: F6C1000-TW-RK
for Model: F6C1500-TW-RK