Tripp Lite BCPERS450 450VA Standby UPS Tower Battery Backup


DiscTech Item #: TRI-BCPERS450-BN-2Y

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Interface Types: IEC 5-15P

Electrical Interface: USB 1.1 - 11Mbps

Bays/Ports/Slots: 3

U Height: 2U

Wattage/VA: 280W

Voltage: 110-120V

Tripp Lite BC Personal BCPERS450 120V 450VA 280W Standby UPS Tower Battery Backup - Brand New

Tripp Lite BC Personal BCPERS450 120V / 120 Volts 450VA / 450 Volt-Amps 280W / 280 Watts Standby UPS / Uninterruptible Power Supply Tower Battery Backup with 3 built-in NEMA 5-15R supported outlets - Brand New

BC Personal 120V 450VA 280W Standby UPS, Tower, USB port, 3 Outlets

  • 450VA tower 120V standby UPS
  • Maintains AC output during power failures
  • USB port, Status LEDs
  • NEMA 5-15P input plug and 3 NEMA 5-15R outlets
  • 2-year limited warranty
  • $100,000 Ultimate Lifetime Insurance

Tripp Lite's BCPERS450 standby UPS offers AC surge suppression and long lasting battery support for desktop PCs, network workstations and a wide variety of consumer and professional electronics. Uninterruptible Power Supply / UPS circuits switch to battery backup mode within milliseconds to keep connected equipment running without interruption or data loss during power failures, brownouts and overvoltages. AC surge suppression prevents connected equipment damage. USB communications port supports built-in power management and auto-shutdown features of Windows and Mac OS X or full featured monitoring and data-saving auto-shutdown options using Tripp Lite's free PowerAlert monitoring software.


  • BCPERS450 small tower 120V standby UPS offers AC power protection from blackouts, brownouts, overvoltages and transient surges
  • 450VA / 280 watt UPS output capacity
  • Uninterruptible Power Supply / UPS operation maintains battery-derived AC output during blackouts, brownouts and overvoltages to prevent data loss and system downtime for connected equipment
  • Built-in USB port enables data-saving unattended shutdown when used with Tripp Lite's PowerAlert software, available via FREE download from
  • HID-compliant USB port also enables integration with built-in power management and auto shutdown features of Windows and Mac OS X
  • 4.6 minutes runtime at 100% load (280 watts), 15 minutes runtime at 50% load (140 watts)
  • 30 minutes runtime for a desktop computer system consuming 80 watts continuous
  • 3 built-in NEMA 5-15R UPS supported outlets
  • NEMA 5-15P input connection with 6ft / 1.8m line cord
  • Network grade AC surge and lightning protection is available from all outlets
  • Supports Tripp Lite's Watchdog system service to restore operation to locked equipment through soft reboot of application/OS or hard power off/on reboot of connected equipment, ideal for unattended kiosk applications
  • Front panel LEDs indicate line / battery mode and battery replace status; Audible alarm with alarm cancel / self-test button
  • Hot swappable user battery replacement Optional PDUB15 bypass PDU enable hot-swappable UPS replacement with no disruption to connected equipment
  • Small tower housing supports desk or floor placement

Package Includes

  • BCPERS450 UPS System
  • Instruction manual

Model NumberBCPERS450
UPS TypeStandby
Output Volt Amp Capacity (VA)450
Output Watt Capacity (Watts)280
Nominal Voltage Details115v nominal output in battery mode
Frequency Compatibility60 Hz
Output Voltage Regulation (Battery Mode)+/-5%)
Hot-Swap PDU optionsPDUB15 (2U / 8 5-15R outlets)
Output AC Waveform (AC Mode)Sine wave
Output AC Waveform (Battery Mode)PWM sine wave
Nominal Output Voltage(s) Supported
  • 110V
  • 115V
  • 120V
  • Output Receptacles(3) 5-15R
    Individually Controllable Load Banks

    Select UPS models have their receptacles divided into one or more load banks (labeled LOAD 1, ect.) which may be remotely switched OFF and ON using Tripp Lite UPS software without interrupting power to equipment connected to the other outlets
    Rated input current (Maximum Load)3.1A
    Nominal Input Voltage(s) Supported120V AC
    UPS Input Connection Type5-15P
    UPS Input Cord Length (ft.)6
    Recommended Electrical Service15A 120V
    Input PhaseSingle-Phase
    Full Load Runtime (min.)

    The amount of runtime th UPS will offer when you
    4.6 min. (280w)
    Half Load Runtime (min.)

    The amount of runtime th UPS will offer when you
    15 min. (140w)
    DC System Voltage (VDC)12
    Battery Recharge Rate (Included Batteries)Less than 3.6 hours from 10% to 90%
    Internal UPS Replacement Battery CartridgeRBC51
    Battery AccessBattery access door
    Battery Replacement DescriptionHot-swappable, user replaceable batteries
    Expandable RuntimeNo
    Switches2 Switches control off/on power status and alarm-cancel/self-test operation
    Alarm Cancel Operation
  • Power-fail alarm can be silenced using alarm-cancel switch
  • once silenced, alarm will re-sound to indicate low-battery status
  • Audible AlarmAudible alarm indicates power failure and overload conditions
    LED Indicators3 LEDs indicate line power, battery power and battery low/replace status
    UPS AC Suppression Joule Rating252
    UPS AC Suppression Response TimeInstantaneous
    EMI / RFI AC Noise Suppression

    Technology found in select UPS systems that protects against EMI (electromagnetic interference) and RFI (radio frequency interference) line noise and protects equipment against associated incremental hardware damage, data corruption and audio/video transmission problems.
    Installation Form Factors Supported with Included AccessoriesTower
    Installation Form Factors Supported with Optional AccessoriesWallmount (UPSWM - tower mounting kit)
    Primary Form FactorTower
    Primary UPS Depth (mm)178
    Primary UPS Height (mm)216
    Primary UPS Width (mm)132
    Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)12.20 x 8.10 x 9.60
    Shipping Weight (lbs.)13.00
    UPS Housing MaterialPVC
    UPS Power Module Dimensions (hwd, in.)8.5 x 5.2 x 7
    UPS Power Module Weight (kg)5.44
    UPS Power Module Weight (lbs.)12
    Operating Temperature Range+32 to +104 degrees Fahrenheit / 0 to +40 degrees Celsius.
    Storage Temperature Range+5 to +122 degrees Fahrenheit / -15 to +50 degrees Celsius.
    Relative HumidityUp to 90%, non-condensing
    AC Mode BTU / Hr. (Full Load)

    The amount of heat a UPS generates when operating under a full load on mains (AC) power. Measured in British Thermal Units (BTU).
    AC Mode Efficiency Rating (100% Load)>94%
    Communications InterfaceUSB (HID enabled)
    PowerAlert SoftwareFor local monitoring via the UPS’s built-in USB communications port, download PowerAlert Local software at
    Communications CableUSB interface cable included
    WatchDog CompatibilitySupports Watchdog application, OS and hard-reboot restart options for remote applications
    Network UPS Tools CompatibilityNUT compatible. See the full list of Tripp Lite NUT compatible UPS systems at Lite
    Transfer Time

    The time it takes for a UPS to switch from AC on-line mode to DC battery-powered mode. Measured in milliseconds (ms)
    2-4 milliseconds
    Low Voltage Transfer to Battery Power (Setpoint)99V (adjustable to 83V via potentiometer)
    High Voltage Transfer to Battery Power (Setpoint)176 (adjustable to 147 via potentiometer)
    Cold Start (Startup in Battery Mode During a Power Failure)Cold-start operation supported
    High Availability UPS FeaturesHot swappable batteries
    UPS Certifications
  • Tested to UL1778 (USA)
  • Tested to CSA (Canada)
  • Tested to NOM (Mexico)
  • Meets FCC Part 15 Category B (EMI)
    Product Warranty Period (U.S. & Canada)2-year limited warranty
    Connected Equipment Insurance (U.S., Canada & Puerto Rico)$100,000 Ultimate Lifetime Insurance

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    ROHS Compliant

    Weight: 13 lb

    Warranty: 2 Year Manufacturer

    Brand New

    Condition Levels Explained

    The product is brand new.

    2 Year Manufacturer Warranty

    Product Warranties Explained

    The product has a manufacturer warranty for the time period specified.