[Nut-upsuser] APC Smart-UPS C1500 connected by usb

Selva Nair selva.nair at gmail.com
Sun Nov 9 17:28:13 UTC 2014

Any comments please? Not reading input/output voltages is fine with me but
it would be useful to read out the output load. Also I want to be sure that
other critical parameters like runtime are being read correctly.

Could anyone using Smart-UPS C1500 with USB cable please share their


On Sat, Nov 8, 2014 at 6:12 PM, Selva Nair <selva.nair at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have setup NUT in netserver mode on debian wheezy with two APC UPS units
> connected to it by usb. lsusb identifies the units as Smart-UPS 1000 and
> Smart-UPS C1500. It appears these do not use the smart protocol and
> usbhid-ups is the correct driver to use.
> System: Debian wheezy with stock version of nut
>   (Version: 2.6.4-2.3+deb7u1)
> Everything works rather well, except that the cgi-interface does not
> report input/output voltages and load for the C 1500 unit.
> upsc also reports these values only for model  1000, not for 1500. Battery
> charge is and runtime are reported.
> Is this a limitation of the driver, or is there way to get these data?
> Thanks
> Selva
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