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Guide: Adding Extra Run-Time to Your UPS - The Operation - Opening It Up
Hardware
Written by Gizmo   
Monday, 30 January 2006 00:00
Article Index
Guide: Adding Extra Run-Time to Your UPS
The Operation
The Operation - Removing the Face-Plate
The Operation - Removing the Battery
The Operation - Opening It Up
The Operation - Exposed Wiring
The Operation - Changing Connectors
The Operation - Splicing
First Smoke Test
Build the Battery Pack
Build the Battery Pack - The Wiring Harness
Second Smoke Test
Reassembly and Final Configuration
Reassembly and Final Configuration - Calibration
Reassembly and Final Configuration - All Done
All Pages

After we've got the battery disconnected and removed, the next thing is to get at the internal electronics. So, we flip the UPS over on its side in order to access the screws on the bottom that hold it together:

 

 

All six screws must be removed. Once they are out, the outer case forms a clam-shell, and can be easily removed by spreading the sides apart and lifting straight up off the UPS to reveal:

 


The heart of the UPS. Time to do some rewiring.



 
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