[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.

Jeremy Mann
jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu

University of Texas Health Science Center
Bioinformatics Core Facility
Phone: (210) 567-2672

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