Build a PC UPS no longer charges

OneZ

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Hi,
About 1 year ago i bought UPS ( Discovery ), it has three outputs ( 220v - 3.6A ) and the input is 220-240v - 6A max.
Anyway, i have my PC, screen, router and surround system connected to it. AT first, when electricity goes down, the UPS used to give me around 5 mins of electricity which is more than enough to save work and turn off PC, but about 2 months ago it stopped charging for some reason, and now when electricity goes down, the UPS immediately shut down. I disconnected everything from it and let it charge for more than 48 hours but it didn't work.

What would be the problem ?

Thanx.....
 

pjamme

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We have about 100 or more APC's here 110v and the batteries normally sound an alarm when they go bad (anywhere from 1 to 2 Years). Our server batteries last considerably longer and of course are more expensive.
Does the Discovery have that ability?
battery replacements run from $30 to 70 depending on size.
 

OneZ

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Usually when electricity goes down, the PC works on the battery and it starts sounding an alarm until i shut it off ( after i shut down my PC ofc ), but now when electricity goes down the UPS immediately shut down.
 

jaydeee

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Battery is the most common culprit for UPS.
if you have voltmeter try testing your battery and you'll know.

good luck.