[SATLUG] How to remove a swelled APC battery?

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 13:12:10 CDT 2009


On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 12:51 PM, FIRESTORM_v1 <firestorm.v1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Your best bet is to start popping rivets in the casing of the UPS to
> get the battery out.  The plastic is molded and it won't change shape.
> Besides, generally poking batteries with sharp objects isn't
> recommended. :P
>
> I had a 2200 that did the same thing to me a few months ago.  A
> half-dozen drilled out rivets later and ~$60 in new batteries, I was
> up and running.

I did start doing that, but I don't think its a good way to do it.
I'll just replace it with a power strip for now. Those nodes aren't
that important and luckily non of our main servers were on that UPS.


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