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Do you need to protect mission-critical electronic equipment such as servers, networking equipment, and telecom systems against data loss, downtime, and equipment damage due to power outages, voltage fluctuations, and transient surges? Tripp Lite's SU1500XL SmartOnline™ Tower UPS System is the solution! Featuring true on-line operation with pure sine wave output and zero transfer time to battery, it provides the highest level of power protection for mission-critical equipment. The SU1500XL's large internal battery set supports connected equipment during blackouts, and runtime is expandable with optional external battery packs (Tripp Lite model BP48V24-2U or BP48V60RT-3U), sold separately. The SU1500XL has two outlet load banks, each with three outlets, that are individually controllable to reboot select equipment on demand or maximize battery runtime for mission-critical equipment. USB and DB9 communication ports support messaging of detailed UPS operational parameters and line power status. Included PowerAlert power management software supports an unlimited number of network UPS systems, and an optional SNMPWEBCARD accessory enables the UPS to operate as a managed device on the network.

Ideal for Protection of Mission-Critical Equipment
SU1500XL Feature Focus
Reliable, Expandable Battery Backup
Front Panel LEDs and Audible Alarm
Communications Ports
Included PowerAlert Software

Ideal for Protection of Mission-Critical Equipment

With a 1500VA/1200W capacity, the SU1500XL provides true on-line operation, reliable battery backup and comprehensive power management capability in a compact tower form factor. Featuring six 5-15R outlets, USB/DB9 ports and SNMP capability, the SU1500XL offers a complete power protection solution for servers, storage devices, telecom systems, and other mission-critical applications.

True On-Line Operation with Zero Transfer Time

The SU1500XL provides the highest level of protection available for mission-critical equipment. It actively converts raw incoming AC power to DC, then re-converts it back to regulated, filtered AC output with a pure sine wave, completely isolating connected components from all power problems. Zero transfer time between AC and battery operation maintains continuous output and further protects connected equipment from the disruptive effects of blackouts and severe low-voltage conditions. Sine wave output guarantees compatibility with all equipment types.

Individually Controllable Load Banks

The SU1500XL'S six 5-15R outlets are arranged in two load banks of three outlets each that are individually controllable via a software interface for remote reboot of locked-up equipment or load shedding to maximize battery backup time for mission-critical equipment.

Reliable, Expandable Battery Backup

UPS battery backup keeps connected equipment operational through short power failures, and provides time to save data and perform an orderly system shutdown in case of a prolonged blackout. The SU1500XL features a large internal battery set that provides 14 minutes of battery support for a half load (600 watts) and 4.5 minutes for a full load (1200 watts). During normal operation, incoming utility power keeps the UPS battery fully charged so that backup power will always be available if needed. For mission-critical applications demanding continuous uptime, the fully scalable SU1500XL can provide expandable runtime with optional external battery packs (Tripp Lite model BP48V24-2U or BP48V60RT-3U), sold separately.

Complete Surge Suppression with Tel/DSL and Ethernet Jacks

A sudden power surge or spike can damage or destroy electronic components and wipe out irreplaceable data. The SU1500XL features a 570-joule surge suppression rating to protect connected components and data from the harmful effects of power surges. One set of tel/DSL/Ethernet (RJ45) jacks provides surge protection for a standard phone or network connection (cable not included).

EMI/RFI Line Noise Filtering

Various electrical and radio sources can cause disruptive interference on the AC line. This line noise is a common cause of incremental hardware damage, data corruption and audio/video performance problems. The SU1500XL incorporates technology that filters out disruptive line noise, preventing it from affecting your equipment.

Front-Panel LEDs and Audible Alarm

The SU1500XL features 14 front-panel LEDs that enable IT personnel to monitor line power, on-line mode, bypass mode, on-battery, overload, battery low, replace battery and fault status information. An audible alarm signals UPS startup, power failure, low battery, overload, UPS fault and remote shutdown conditions.

Communications Ports, SNMP Capability and Included PowerAlert Software

The SU1500XL features one USB port and one DB9 port (cables included). When used with Tripp Lite's included PowerAlert software, these ports provide comprehensive network power monitoring and control. Capabilities include UPS and line power status messaging (on battery, low-battery, power restored, AC line voltage, DC battery voltage and remaining battery capacity), timed inverter shut-off after unattended shutdown, and UPS output power control for delayed or immediate reboot of connected devices. The SU1500XL also accepts an optional SNMPWEBCARD accessory that enables the UPS to operate as a managed device on the network.

Emergency Power-Off (EPO) Capability

The SU1500XL features an EPO interface port that supports emergency shut-off in large facilities (cable included).

Versatile Installation Options

The SU1500XL's compact tower form factor makes it easy to integrate with a wide range of home, business, commercial, industrial, and IT applications.

Peace of Mind

The SU1500XL comes backed by a 2-year warranty and $250,000 of Ultimate Lifetime Insurance coverage for connected equipment.

SU1500XL Runtime Chart

Technical Specifications

  • Voltage compatibility: 100/110/120 VAC
  • Frequency compatibility: 50/60 Hz
  • VA/wattage capacity: 1500/1200
  • Battery runtimes (half/full): 14 min./4.5 min. (expandable)
  • Outlet quantity/type: 6 x 5-15R (2 controllable 3-outlet load banks)
  • Signal line protection: RJ45 tel/Ethernet jacks (1 set)
  • Communications ports: 1 x USB; 1 x DB9; SNMP slot
  • Input cord: 10 ft.
  • Input plug: 5-15P
  • Switches/LEDs/alarms: On/Off switch; Alarm cancel/self-test switch; 14 LEDs; Audible alarm
  • Dimensions (HWD): 10.2 x 9 x 19.5 in. (compact tower)
  • Weight: 49.3 lb
  • Material of construction: Steel
  • Agency approvals: Tested to UL 1778 (US), CSA (Canada), NOM (Mexico), FCC Part 15 Category A (EMI), RoHS
What’s in the Box

What's in the Box

  • SU1500XL SmartOnline™ Tower UPS System
  • PowerAlert Software
  • 6-ft. USB Cable
  • 6-ft. DB9 Cable
  • 6-ft. EPO Cable
  • Owner's Manual
Tripp Lite
SmartOnline™ UPS Systems
VA/Watt Capacity 750VA/600W 1500VA/1200W 2200VA/1600W
Outlets (Number/Type) 6 x 5-15R 6 x 5-15R 6 x 5-15/20R, 1 x L5-20R
Communications Ports 1 x USB, 1 x DB9 1 x USB, 1 x DB9 1 x USB, 1 x DB9
Half-Load Runtime 11 min. (300W) 14 min. (600W) 14 min. (800W)
Expandable Runtime Battery Packs BP24V15RT2U,
Surge Supression (Joules) 570 570 570
Dataline Protection tel/DSL/Ethernet tel/DSL/Ethernet tel/DSL/Ethernet
Warranty/Ultimate Lifetime Insurance 2-year; $250,000 2-year; $250,000 2-year; $250,000