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APC BR24BPG Back-UPS Pro External Battery Pack For 1500VA Back-UPS Pro models

by APC
57 customer reviews
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  • Battery Output: 24.0 Voltage
  • Battery Volt-Amp-Hour Capacity: 372
  • Battery Type: Maintenance-free sealed Lead-Acid battery with suspended electrolyte - leakproof
  • Battery mounting: Stand alone battery stack for 1500VA Back-UPS Pro models
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APC BR24BPG Back-UPS Pro External Battery Pack For 1500VA Back-UPS Pro models + APC BR1500G Back-UPS Pro 1500VA 10-outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply + APC BE550G Back-UPS 550VA 8-outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
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Technical Details

  • Brand Name: APC
  • Model Number: BR24BPG
  • Item Height: 11.85 inches
  • Item Length: 15.04 inches
  • Item Width: 4.41 inches
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Product Description

APC BR24BPG Back-UPS Pro External Battery Pack For 1500VA Back-UPS Pro models

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 15 x 4.4 x 11.8 inches ; 29.5 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 31.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
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  • ASIN: B0047E5B90
  • Item model number: BR24BPG
  • Batteries 1 12V batteries required. (included)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)
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  • Date first available at Amazon.com: October 15, 2010

From the Manufacturer

BR24BPG Extended Run Battery Pack At a Glance:
  • Supplemental battery power for Back-UPS Pro BR1500G
  • Up to five times longer runtime for critical systems
  • Automatically recharged by the BR1500G
  • Complementary styling for a consistent look

The APC BR24BPG Extended Run Battery Pack is the ideal companion for the APC Back-UPS Pro BR1500G battery backup and surge protection unit. It extends the runtime of the BR1500G during an outage so your computing or gaming system is available up to five times as long.

Additional Power for Your Back-UPS Pro

The APC Back-UPS Pro BR1500G provides battery backup and surge protection during unexpected power events. When availability is of the utmost importance, the BR24BPG Extended Run Battery Pack keeps your computer, network, or gaming systems running longer during a power outage.

Adds Four Batteries to BR1500G

The BR24BPG features four 9Ah batteries, while the BR1500G has two. Adding this extended run battery pack to your Back-UPS Pro system dramatically increases total runtime.

Designed to Match Your BR1500G

The BR24BPG is the perfect match for your Back-UPS Pro backup device. A heavy-duty connector links the two, and the BR1500G automatically recharges the additional battery pack. Complementary styling ensures a consistent look.


What's in the Box

APC BR24BPG Extended Run Battery Pack for Home UPS and user manual.


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Customer Reviews

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73 of 73 people found the following review helpful By james_m on August 13, 2012
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This battery pack contains four 12v 9ah batteries. The batteries are model CSB HR 1234W F2. This battery pack is not made so that the batteries can be easily replaced by the user like the main UPS unit that it connects too. This is disappointing. They could have designed it so that the batteries slid out for easy replacement like they do on the master UPS unit. But you can still easily replace the batteries with a little work. Although you might break off a small plastic tab or two on the front cover in the process but it won't matter or hurt anything. Presumably your two year warranty has expired before you need to replace the batteries so you will have nothing to lose.

1. Remove the 6 screws on the back of the unit.
2. Pry off the front cover.
3. Lay unit on it's side so that the 3 screws on the front are facing up.
4. Remove the 3 screws on the front of the unit.
5. Slide the cover towards the back of the unit to remove it.
6. Disconnect the leads plugged into the F2 terminals on the batteries.
7. Remove batteries.
8. Insert new batteries and reconnect the leads.

When I plugged the unit into my BR1500G UPS it basically tripled my estimated runtime per the PowerChute software. Which is exactly as expected since the BR1500G contains two batteries and the external battery pack contain four additional batteries. My reported runtime is now 96 minutes with 233 watts draw. I found no fan inside this external battery.

The BR1500G contained 2 Kung Long WP1236W batteries. 12V 9ah 36W. Made in Vietnam. This external battery pack contained 4 CSB HR 1234W F2 batteries 12V 9ah 34W.

Still rating it 5 stars. Although I'm disappointed about difficulty to replace batteries when the time comes.
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33 of 35 people found the following review helpful By joeaverageuser on February 20, 2012
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This item was purchased to go with its counterpart, the APC BR1500G. In my application, the BR1500g was backing up my computer, 2 printers, a modem, monitor, router, and an hdmi switch. With the load measured on the unit, it was providing 63 minutes of backup power. Upon connecting the APC BR24BPG, and after the battery pack was fully charged, the backup time was now indicated to be, with the same load, 262 minutes. Since the unit has been on continously now for about two months, I felt I could now write this. Some people have stated the fans in the BR1500G are too noisey. I guess it's all in human perspective. My system is in a 7' x 9' room with nothing other than the computer equiptment, and I feel, more than tolerable. The ONLY time you even hear the fan(s) are when the batteries are charging, which happens very infrequently. When you consider the protection it provides for your computer and the backup time it provides, especially for the cost, it is MORE than tolerable.
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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Michael Gallagher HALL OF FAMETOP 50 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on April 21, 2012
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I set this up about a month ago in conjunction with setting up the main unit, and wanted to have a good period of time to at least try it out before I created the review. Overall, I think this is great - the rumors of all of the fan noise of the main unit (also commented on by others) is true, but when this backup battery was setup and charging the fan didn't run. Strange.

First off, once you open up the main Amazon packaging and attempt to open up the box that the unit is in I'd highly recommend you being on a carpeted or softer surface - this thing is pretty heavy, and the last thing you want to do is have it fall while sliding out of the box and putting a big divot in a wood floor, etc. In other words, you may need a helper as this is a little heavy.

Setup is a snap - you essentially set the backup right next to the unit and plug it in. In the month I have had this setup, the power has gone out due to a storm twice - I ran my computer, two monitors, a scanner, and an external drive off of the backup for 2.5 hours before I felt like it was getting a little risky and started shutting things down. I'm not sure how long I really could have gone - no warnings of low power and the indicator on the display still showed a lot of juice, but who wants to take that ind of chance?

This overall setup (with the main unit) is fairly pricey for home use, but I'd rather not take a risk with a cheaper product that won't last as long as I have been burned before.
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22 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Ben Zvan on December 6, 2011
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Plug it in, even hot, and the UPS immediately starts charging and shows 5x more backup time available. This battery with my 1500VA Back-UPS Pro ran my network gear for three hours during a power outage. Or it will run a Mac Pro for about 50 minutes.
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30 of 37 people found the following review helpful By Mark D. Schnittman on August 17, 2012
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I live is a rural area, and we lose power for a few hours a few times per year. My main rig is connected to a BackUPS RS 1500, and although large, isn't large enough to power the PCs, phones, and routers for extended periods of time. When I connected my new BR24BPG battery pack to my UPS, the estimated run time jumped from 30 min (1/3 load) to 120 min (1/3 load). The battery pack appears to have shipped fully charged. This will (hopefully) provide the runtime that I need the next time the power goes out. One of these days I'll get a generator, but this will suffice in the meantime. I should note that this model supersedes an older model (can't remember the model number) with a beige case that matches my BackUPS RS 1500. It doesn't explicitly say anywhere that this will work with older UPSs that support external battery packs, but it does. They use the exact same connector and have the same electrical specs.

** update 8/20/2012 **
The external battery pack adds much-needed runtime to my system. However, I discovered something important about this unit after consulting with APC technical support. After I received the unit I looked through the documentation that it came with (useless) to find the replacement battery type for it. I couldn't find this information anywhere, so I contacted APC. It turns out that the batteries in this unit AREN'T USER REPLACEABLE, something that I'd wish I knew prior to purchasing it. It may be possible to replace them even if you're not supposed to, but I haven't (yet) opened the unit to answer this question for myself. Although I have been using APC UPSes for over 20 years and think they are well made, not explicitly stating this fact is shady, to say the least. No where I've looked did I find this fact prior to purchasing the unit. I am updating this review to hopefully inform others of this prior to their purchase, as I feel that this is a deal-breaker when deciding what to buy. I have removed 2 stars from the review as a result.
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