Line Interactive UPS System Desktop Tower 1300VA 120V USB Port LCD Screen

Smart LCD 1300VA Tower Line-Interactive 120V UPS with LCD display and USB port

Model Number: SMART1300LCDT

  • 1300VA / 1.3kVA tower 120V line interactive UPS with LCD display
  • Maintains AC output during power failures
  • Corrects brownouts and overvoltages from 92-150V
  • LCD interface offers detailed UPS status and site power information
  • USB interface, TEL/DSL/ethernet and coax line surge suppression
  • NEMA 5-15P input plug and 8 NEMA 5-15R outlets

Tripp Lite's SMART1300LCDT Line-Interactive Tower UPS System offers voltage regulation, surge suppression and long-lasting battery support for personal computers, network workstations, home entertainment systems and media centers. Internal UPS circuits support entry-level PCs or individual VCR/DVR components during power failures. Prevents data loss, viewing interruptions, lost recordings and loss of component programming. Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR) circuits continuously regulate brownouts and overvoltages from 92V to 150V back to usable levels, all while maintaining a full battery charge. Offers complete power protection in an attractive all-black cabinet design. Includes 8 built-in outlets, 4 with full battery backup and surge suppression for vital system components and another 4 with surge-suppression only for accessories not requiring battery support. Built-in USB port and included cable enables optional unattended system shutdown without data loss in case of extended power failure. PowerAlert software is available via free download from HID-compliant USB interface also enables integration with built-in power management and auto shutdown features of Windows and Mac OS X. Built-in surge dataline surge suppression jacks protect equipment with single-line dialup/DSL or network Ethernet connection. Built-in audible alarm and large LCD front panel display offers easy to read icon-based status indicators and detailed numeric data regarding input voltage, output voltage, frequency, load percentage, load watts, battery voltage and runtime in minutes. 1300VA/720W power-handling capacity supports entry-level PCs, home entertainment systems, network workstations and audio/video components.

Key Features

  • SMART1300LCDT line interactive UPS offers network-grade voltage regulation, surge suppression and long lasting battery support
  • 8 built-in NEMA 5-15R outlets, 4 with UPS and surge suppression for vital components and 4 additional outlets with surge-only protection for devices not requiring battery support
  • NEMA 5-15P input plug; 6ft / 1.8m line cord
  • Maintains operation of connected equipment to prevent data loss, equipment damage and downtime associated with power failures and severe voltage fluctuations
  • Line Interactive Automatic Voltage Regulation / AVR circuits continuously correct brownouts and overvoltages from 92 to 150V without using battery power
  • Network-grade AC surge suppression protects equipment from damage and performance problems resulting from transient surges
  • Offers 10 minutes runtime 50% load (360 watts)
  • Supports an entry level desktop system with LCD screen for up to 64 minutes during power failures (75 watts)
  • LCD display continuously reports operating mode and battery charge level, plus additional UPS and site power data, such as input & output voltage, frequency, load percentage, load watts, battery voltage and estimated runtime in minutes
  • USB monitoring port enables optional unattended system shutdown using PowerAlert UPS management software available via free download from
  • HID-compliant USB interface also enables automatic integration with built-in power management and auto shutdown features of Windows and Mac OSX
  • Built-in data line surge suppression offers protection for equipment with single-line dialup or network ethernet connection, plus one set of coax jacks for CATV / broadcast line protection

Package Includes

  • USB cabling
  • Manual with warranty information

General Info

Product Group UPS SYSTEMS


Output Volt Amp Capacity (VA) 1300
Output kVA Capacity (kVA) 1.3
Output Watt Capacity (Watts) 720
Nominal Output Voltage(s) Supported 120V
Frequency Compatibility 60 Hz
Output Voltage Regulation (Line Mode) -10%, +6%
Output Voltage Regulation (Battery Mode) +/- 5%
UPS Output Receptacles 8 5-15R outlet(s)
UPS Output Receptacles (Surge Suppression Only) 4 UPS outlets, 4 surge-only outlets
Output AC Waveform (AC Mode) Sine wave
Output AC Waveform (Battery Mode) PWM sine wave


Rated input current (Maximum Load) 12A
Nominal Input Voltage(s) Supported 120V AC
UPS Input Connection Type 5-15P
Input Circuit Breakers 20A
UPS Input Cord Length (ft.) 6
UPS Input Cord Length (m) 1.8
Recommended Electrical Service 15A 120V
Input Phase Single-Phase


Half Load Runtime (min.) 10 minutes (360 watts)
DC System Voltage (VDC) 24
Battery Recharge Rate (Included Batteries) Less than 6.3 hours from 10% to 90%
Internal UPS Replacement Battery Cartridge RBC51 (requires 2)


Voltage Regulation Description Automatic voltage regulation (AVR) maintains line power operation with an input voltage range of 92 to 150
Overvoltage Correction Input voltages between 129 and 150 are reduced by 15%
Undervoltage Correction Input voltages between 92 and 108 are boosted by 18%


Front Panel LCD Display LCD screen with scroll buttons indicates Input voltage, Output voltage, Frequency (Hz), AVR boost / cut status, Output load in watts, Output load percentage, Output load in watts, Battery voltage and Estimated runtime in minutes
Audible Alarm Audible alarm indicates power-failure and low-battery conditions
Alarm Cancel Operation Power-fail alarm can be silenced using alarm-cancel switch
Switches Power switch offers whole UPS power control; Scroll/mute button enables LCD selection options and silences audible alarm; Test button initiates self test


UPS AC Suppression Joule Rating 650
UPS AC Suppression Response Time Instantaneous
UPS Dataline Suppression 1 line TEL/DSL (1 in / 1 out); 10/100Base T Ethernet; Coax jacks (1 set)
EMI / RFI AC Noise Suppression Yes


Installation Form Factors Supported with Included Accessories Tower
Primary Form Factor Tower
UPS Power Module Dimensions (hwd, in.) 8 x 5.75 x 15.4
UPS Power Module Dimensions (hwd, cm) 20.3 x 14.6 x 39.1
UPS Power Module Weight (lbs.) 26.5
UPS Power Module Weight (kg) 12
UPS Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.) 9 x 11.25 x 19.25
UPS Shipping Dimensions (hwd / cm) 22.9 x 28.6 x 48.9
Shipping Weight (lbs.) 26.5
Shipping Weight (kg) 12
Cooling Method Fan


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 Efficiency Rating (100% Load) 95%


Communications Interface USB (HID enabled)
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 2 milliseconds (AC to battery mode), 6 milliseconds (battery to AC mode)
Low Voltage Transfer to Battery Power (Setpoint) 92
High Voltage Transfer to Battery Power (Setpoint) 150


Cold Start (Startup in Battery Mode During a Power Failure) Cold-start operation supported
High Availability UPS Features hot-swap batteries
Green Energy-Saving Features Greater than 95% efficiency - GREEN UPS


UPS Certifications Tested to UL1778 (USA); Tested to CSA (Canada); Tested to NOM (Mexico); Meets FCC Part 15 Category A (EMI)


Product Warranty Period (U.S. & Canada) 3-year limited warranty
Product Warranty Period (International) 2-year limited warranty
Product Warranty Period (Mexico) 3-year limited warranty
Product Warranty Period (Puerto Rico) 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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[FAQ-1092] Does the SMART1300LCDT provide a pure sine wave?

This SMART1300LCDT does not provide a pure sine wave, it provides a PWM sine wave. [Last Updated: Nov 1, 2013]

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