Line Interactive UPS System Desktop 1500VA 120V USB Port LCD Screen

Smart LCD 1500VA 2U Rack/Tower Line-Interactive 120V UPS with LCD display, USB & serial ports

Model Number: SMART1500LCD

  • 1500VA / 1.5kVA 2U rack/tower 120V line interactive UPS with LCD display
  • Corrects brownouts and overvoltages from 75V to 147V
  • LCD screen reports input voltage, battery charge and UPS status
  • USB, DB9 serial, TEL/DSL/ethernet protection, Rackmount kit
  • NEMA 5-15P input plug and 8 NEMA 5-15R outlets

Tripp Lite's SMART1500LCD Line-Interactive Digital UPS Systemoffers voltage regulation, surge suppression and long-lasting battery supportfor personal computers, network workstations, home entertainment systems andmedia centers. Internal UPS circuits support entry-level PCs or individualVCR/DVR components during power failures. Prevents data loss, viewinginterruptions, lost recordings and loss of component programming. AutomaticVoltage Regulation (AVR) circuits regulate brownouts and overvoltages from 75Vto 147V back to usable levels without using battery power. Offers completepower protection with support for upright tower or 2U rackmount installation inan attractive all-black cabinet design. Includes 8 battery-supported outlets. Built-inUSB and DB9 serial port enables optional unattended system shutdown withoutdata loss in case of extended power failure; cabling included. PowerAlertsoftware available via free download from HID-compliant USBinterface enables integration with built-in power management and auto shutdownfeatures of Windows and Mac OS X. Built-in single-line RJ-45 jacks offerprotection for equipment with single-line tel/DSL or network Ethernetconnection. Built-in audible alarm and large LCD front panel voltage displayindicates line power status, battery power status, battery low/replace statusand voltage boost operation. The LCD display includes a dimmer switch and canbe rotated for easy viewing in any application. 1500VA/900W power-handling capacitysupports entry-level PCs, home entertainment systems, network workstations andaudio/video components. Offers 3.5 minutes battery runtime with a full load of1500VA/900W and 13 minutes with a half load of 750VA/450W.

Key Features

  • LCD Display indicates input voltage, battery capacity and a variety of operating conditions. Display is rotatable for easy viewing whether UPS is in vertical or horizontal position
  • SMART1500LCD Digital Uninterruptible Power Supply offers voltage regulation, surge suppression and long-lasting battery support during blackouts
  • Supports entry-level PCs or single VCR/DVR components during blackouts
  • Regulates brownouts and overvoltages from 75V to 147V back to usable levels without using battery power
  • 8 UPS battery-supported outlets
  • Included DB9 serial and USB monitoring port and cable enables unattended shutdown in the case of extended power failure
  • HID-compliant USB port enables full integration with built-in power management and auto shutdown features of Windows and Mac OS X
  • PowerAlert software available via free download from
  • Set of phone/network protection jacks protects a single dialup/DSL phone line or network Ethernet connection
  • 1500VA/900W power handling ability supports a variety of sensitive computer, home theater and other equipment
  • 3.5 min. full load runtime (1500VA/900W); 13 min. half-load runtime (750VA/450W)
  • Cabinet adapts to tower or rackmount shelf format. Rackmount installation brackets for 2U installation included

Package Includes

  • SMART1500LCD Digital UPS System
  • USB Cable
  • DB9 Cable
  • Network (RJ45) Cord
  • Mounting Hardware
  • Owner's Manual

General Info

Product Group UPS SYSTEMS


Output Volt Amp Capacity (VA) 1500
Output kVA Capacity (kVA) 1.5
Output Watt Capacity (Watts) 900
Nominal Output Voltage(s) Supported 115V; 120V
Frequency Compatibility 60 Hz
Output Voltage Regulation (Line Mode) -18%, +8%
Output Voltage Regulation (Battery Mode) 115V (+/- 5%)
UPS Output Receptacles 8 5-15R outlet(s)
Output AC Waveform (AC Mode) Sine wave
Output AC Waveform (Battery Mode) PWM sine wave


Rated input current (Maximum Load) 8.5A
Nominal Input Voltage(s) Supported 120V AC
UPS Input Connection Type 5-15P
Input Circuit Breakers 10A
UPS Input Cord Length (ft.) 6
UPS Input Cord Length (m) 1.8
Recommended Electrical Service 15A 120V
Input Phase Single-Phase


Full Load Runtime (min.) 3.5 min. (900w)
Half Load Runtime (min.) 13 min. (450w)
DC System Voltage (VDC) 24
Battery Recharge Rate (Included Batteries) Less than 4.5 hours from 10% to 90%


Voltage Regulation Description Automatic voltage regulation (AVR) maintains line power operation with an input voltage range of 75 to 147
Overvoltage Correction Input voltages between 128 and 147 are reduced by 12%
Undervoltage Correction Input voltages between 93 and 107 are boosted by 14%
Severe Undervoltage Correction Input voltages between 75 and 92 are boosted by 30%


LED Indicators Front panel LCD display
Front Panel LCD Display Backlighted LCD screen indicates input voltage, 5-bar battery charge level, overload, AVR, on battery and replace battery status; LCD screen rotates for rack/tower viewing
Audible Alarm Audible alarm indicates power-failure and low-battery conditions
Alarm Cancel Operation Power-fail alarm can be silenced using alarm-cancel switch; once silenced, alarm will re-sound to indicate low-battery status
Switches 2 Switches control off/on power status and alarm-cancel/self-test operation; dimmer switch controls LCD brightness


UPS AC Suppression Joule Rating 480
UPS AC Suppression Response Time Instantaneous
UPS Dataline Suppression 1 line TEL/DSL (1 in / 1 out); 10/100Base T Ethernet
EMI / RFI AC Noise Suppression Yes


Installation Form Factors Supported with Included Accessories Tower
Included Mounting Accessory Description Pair of mounting ears enable tower and 2-4 post rackmount installation
Primary Form Factor Rackmount
UPS Power Module Dimensions (hwd, in.) 3.5 x 17.3 x 10.5
UPS Power Module Dimensions (hwd, cm) 8.9 x 43.8 x 26.7
Installed whole system dimensions in secondary form factor (height x width x depth / cm) 43.8 x 8.9 x 26.7
Installed Whole System Maximum Rack Depth (in.) 10.5
Installed Whole System Maximum Rack Depth (cm) 26.7
Rack Height 2U
Secondary Form Factor Tower
Installed whole system dimensions in secondary form factor (height x width x depth / inches) 17.3 x 3.5 x 10.5
UPS Dimensions in Secondary Form Factor (hwd / cm) 43.8 x 8.9 x 26.7
UPS Power Module Weight (lbs.) 29.4
UPS Power Module Weight (kg) 13.3
UPS Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.) 7.5 x 15 x 21.5
UPS Shipping Dimensions (hwd / cm) 19 x 38.1 x 54.6
Shipping Weight (lbs.) 33.4
Shipping Weight (kg) 15.2
Cooling Method Fan
UPS Housing Material ABS


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 Humidity 0 to 95%, non-condensing
AC Mode BTU / Hr. (Full Load) 255
AC Mode Efficiency Rating (100% Load) 92%


Communications Interface USB (HID enabled); DB9 Serial
Network Monitoring Port Description Supports detailed monitoring of UPS and site power conditions
PowerAlert Software Free download from
Communications Cable USB and DB9 Serial cabling included
WatchDog Compatibility Supports Watchdog application, OS and hard-reboot restart options for remote applications


Transfer Time 4 milliseconds
Low Voltage Transfer to Battery Power (Setpoint) 75
High Voltage Transfer to Battery Power (Setpoint) 147


Cold Start (Startup in Battery Mode During a Power Failure) Cold-start operation supported


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) 3-year limited warranty
Product Warranty Period (Latin America) 3-year limited warranty
Product Warranty Period (International) 2-year limited warranty
Product Warranty Period (Mexico) 3-year limited warranty
Connected Equipment Insurance (U.S., Canada & Puerto Rico) $250,000 Ultimate Lifetime Insurance

† Tripp Lite uses primary and third-party agencies to test its products for compliance with standards. See a list of Tripp Lite's testing agencies.

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Runtime at Full Load

3.5 min. (900w)

Runtime at Half Load

13 min. (450w)

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