APC Smart-UPS C 1500VA LCD 120V
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SMC1500 Features

APC Smart-UPS C 1500VA LCD 120V Intelligent and efficient network power protection from entry level to scaleable runtime. Ideal UPS for servers, point-of-sale, routers, switches, hubs and other network devices. Includes: CD with software, Documentation CD, USB cable

Cold-start capable

Provides temporary battery power when the utility power is out.

Green mode

Patent-pending operating mode that bypasses unused electrical components in good power conditions to achieve very high operating efficiency without sacrificing any protection.

High online efficiency

Reduces utility costs, generates less heat.

LCD Status Display

Provides key UPS status at a glance. Multiple status indicators with load and battery bar graphs.

Pure sine wave output on battery

Simulates utility power to provide the highest degree of compatibility for active PFC (power factor corrected) servers and sensitive electronics.

Temperature-compensated battery charging

Prolongs battery life by regulating the charge voltage according to battery temperature.



  • Key Features
  • Output power capacity 900Watts / 1.44kVA
  • Output Connections (8) NEMA 5-15R (Battery Backup)
  • Nominal Output Voltage 120V
  • Nominal Input Voltage 120V
  • Input Connections NEMA 5-15P
  • Cord Length 6ft (1.83meters)
  • Adaptability
  • Adjustable voltage-transfer points Maximizes useful battery life by widening the input voltage window or tightening the output voltage regulation.
  • Adjustable voltage sensitivity Provides the ability to adapt the UPS for optimal performance in specific power environments or generator applications.
  • Serviceability
  • Resettable circuit breakers Enables a quick recovery from overload events.
  • Battery failure notification Provides early-warning fault analysis on batteries enabling timely preventive maintenance
  • Hot-swappable batteries Ensures clean, uninterrupted power to protected equipment while batteries are being replaced
  • Predictive failure notification. Provides early-warning fault analysis ensuring proactive component replacement.
  • User-replaceable batteries Increases availability by allowing a trained user to perform upgrades and replacements of the batteries reducing Mean Time to Repair (MTTR)
  • Manageability
  • Network manageable Provides remote power management of the UPS over the network.
  • Audible alarms Actively let you know if the unit is on battery, if the battery is low or if there is an overload condition.
  • LED status indicators Quickly understand unit and power status with visual indicators.
  • Serial connectivity Provides management of the UPS via a serial port.
  • USB connectivity Provides management of the UPS via a USB port (not available on all models).
  • Disconnected battery notification Warns when a battery is not available to provide backup power.
  • Availability
  • Power conditioning Protects connected loads from surges, spikes, lightning, and other power disturbances.
  • Temperature-compensated battery charging Prolongs battery life by regulating the charge voltage according to battery temperature.
  • Automatic restart of loads after UPS shutdown Automatically starts up the connected equipment upon the return of utility power.
  • Boost and Trim Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR) Gives higher application availability by correcting low and high voltage conditions without using the battery (not available on all models).
  • 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.
  • Disconnected battery notification Warns when a battery is not available to provide backup power.
  • 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.
  • Marketing Features
  • Peace of mind that comes with full equipment compatibility and reliability of a leader Provides pure sine wave output which is recommended by server manufacturers using active power factor corrected (PFC) power supplies. Safety agency tested and approved means that you can deploy Smart-UPS with confidence that they meet or exceed the industry’s most rigorous standards.
  • Low operating and maintenance costs with high efficiency, proven reliability and intelligent battery management Patented green operating mode achieves efficiencies over 97%. Smart-ups was the first network UPS to be Energy Star certified. Intelligent battery management, pioneered by APC, maximizes battery performance and life through intelligent, precision temperature compensated charging. Dynamic battery replacement date indicator and automatic self tests insure battery reliability and warn in advance of needing replacement. Convenient, easy to connect, hot-swappable battery modules provide battery replacement without powering down. Designed and manufactured by APC for over 23 years, Smart-UPS is the world’s most trusted network UPS with over 25 million units sold.
  • Save time with easy and convenient remote accessibility Network manageable via serial, USB or optional ethernet. Includes Powerchute® Business Edition Software for convenient monitoring and control, safe operating system shutdown and innovative energy management capabilities.
  • Avoids costly power problems by keeping your IT equipment and data safe and available Network grade power conditioning protects from damaging surges and disruptive noise. Solid state automatic voltage regulation boosts low input voltage up to 30% and trims high voltage up to 12% without battery operation. Reliable battery back-up capacity to power through outages or gracefully shutdown systems
  • Smarter productivity  with ability to tailor to your specific application needs Intuitive LCD interface provides clear information with the ability to configure the UPS locally with easy to use navigation keys. Over 15 different programmable settings including switched outlet group control allow for application specific settings, thresholds and notifications.
  • Output
  • Max Configurable Power (Watts) 900Watts / 1.44kVA
  • Output Voltage Distortion Less than 5%
  • Output Frequency (sync to mains) 50/60Hz +/- 3 Hz
  • Topology Line Interactive
  • Waveform type Sine wave
  • Transfer Time 4ms typical : 8ms maximum
  • Input
  • Input frequency 50/60 Hz +/- 3 Hz (auto sensing)
  • Input voltage range for main operations 93 - 130V
  • Input voltage adjustable range for mains operation 85 - 136V
  • Number of Power Cords 1
  • Batteries & Runtime
  • Battery type Maintenance-free sealed Lead-Acid battery with suspended electrolyte : leakproof
  • Typical recharge time 3hour(s)
  • Replacement Battery RBC6
  • Expected Battery Life (years) 3 - 5
  • RBC Quantity 1
  • Battery Charge Power (Watts) 73Watts
  • Battery Volt-Amp-Hour Capacity 220
  • Runtime View Runtime Graph View Runtime Chart
  • Efficiency View Efficiency Graph
  • Communications & Management
  • Interface Port(s) USB
  • Control panel Multi-function LCD status and control console
  • Audible Alarm Alarm when on battery : distinctive low battery alarm : configurable delays
  • Emergency Power Off (EPO) --
  • Surge Protection and Filtering
  • Surge energy rating 455Joules
  • Filtering Full time multi-pole noise filtering : 0.3% IEEE surge let-through : zero clamping response time : meets UL 1449
  • Physical
  • Maximum Height 8.62inches (219MM, 21.9CM)
  • Maximum Width 6.73inches (171MM, 17.1CM)
  • Maximum Depth 17.28inches (439MM, 43.9CM)
  • Net Weight 45.0lbs. (20.45KG)
  • Shipping weight 50.0lbs. (22.73KG)
  • Shipping Height 14.8inches (376MM, 37.6CM)
  • Shipping Width 12.91inches (328MM, 32.8CM)
  • Shipping Depth 23.43inches (595MM, 59.5CM)
  • Color Black
  • Units per Pallet 12.0
  • Environmental
  • Operating Temperature 32 - 104 °F (0 - 40 °C)
  • Operating Relative Humidity 0 - 95 %
  • Operating Elevation 0-10000ft (0-3000meters)
  • Storage Temperature -15 - 45 °C
  • Storage Relative Humidity 0 - 95 %
  • Storage Elevation 0-50000ft (0-15000meters)
  • Audible noise at 1 meter from surface of unit 45.0dBA
  • Online thermal dissipation 135.0BTU/hr
  • Conformance
  • Approvals CSA, NOM, UL 1778
  • Equipment protection policy Lifetime : $150000
  • Standard warranty 2 years repair or replace
  • Sustainable Offer Status
  • RoHS Compliant
  • REACH REACH: Contains No SVHCs
  • Proposition 65 Warning Available in Documentation tab
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