[Nut-upsuser] Eaton 3S550
nut.kj at sagebrushnetworks.com
Thu Oct 11 06:00:07 UTC 2012
Windows 7 Pro x64
Eaton 3S550 (brand new, battery mfg 8/15/2012)
ups.status: OL CHRG
CHRG was present even though it has been plugged in a few days turned on
and battery.charge was 100%.
Log includes me running upsc and removing power long enough to see that
battery.charge will decrease.
This UPS doesn't have controlled outlets despite what the upsc output says.
I've come across an undocumented feature on this UPS. Holding down the
power button when the UPS is off seems to put it into some kind of
config mode. If it's a sensitivity adjustment, NUT is not reporting it.
It says it does a self-test when turned on, but it doesn't appear to be
going on-battery. I'm used to APC UPS's where holding down the button
does a self-test, so that's why I stumbled onto that.
Now I don't know what I might have changed. Tomorrow I'll go see what
Eaton software I should DL and try that, unless someone enlightens me
before I get to that.
I had to reinstall to get a proper usb_device.inf. Is there an easier
way to regenerate that file when dealing with multiple UPS types on a
I noticed that NUT doesn't provide a way to update the battery date on
UPS's which I've been able to previously with other software. I assume
the bad battery warning is unaffected by this parameter?
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