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550VA Audio/Video Backup Power Block - Exclusive UPS Protection for Structured Wiring Enclosure

  • 4 AC outlets (including 1 delay-on outlet for router)
  • Automatic recycle/reset button; Auto-restart capability
  • Regulated 12V DC output for 4 devices; Complete surge suppression
  • Convenient installation fits structured wiring enclosures without using mounting screws or brackets
  • HD-compatible 2.2GHz coaxial and telephone/modem/DSL line surge protection; 550VA UPS capacity
  • 2-year limited warranty

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The AV550SC Backup Power Block provides the highest level of protection for structured cabling installations (ie. telephone, Internet and coax connections). With reliable battery backup, surge protection and EMI/RFI line noise filtering, the AV550SC provides a complete protection solution for audio/video distribution systems by supporting modems, routers, RF amplifiers, network interfaces, cameras, modulators and other equipment through all power problems. In the event of a power failure, the AV550SC includes an auto-restart feature that eliminates the need to perform an on-site restart. In addition, when a modem or router freeze-up occurs, the AV550SC features a recycle/reset button with sequential outlet startup for proper modem and router rebooting.


  • 3 widely-spaced AC outlets (2 Auxiliary, 1 Modem) power, reset or start up connected equipment during a blackout or system freeze-up (provide battery backup, surge protection and EMI/RFI filtering) - 4 outlets total
  • Convenient installation designed to fit in the bottom left corner of structured wiring enclosures without the need for mounting screws or brackets
  • 60-second delay-on AC outlet (router) powers and resets the router during a blackout or system freeze-up and delays router start-up for proper system rebooting (provides battery backup, surge protection and EMI/RFI filtering)
  • 12V DC (1-Amp) output connector provides an additional output power source for 12V DC devices as well as battery backup protection for 4 devices
  • Recycle/reset button resets connected equipment during system freeze-ups with sequential outlet startup
  • HD-compatible 2.2GHz coax jacks protect connected coax lines against surge damage and filter disruptive EMI/RFI line noise.
  • Tel/modem/DSL jacks protect connected telephone,modem or DSL lines against surge damage and filter disruptive EMI/RFI line noise
  • IEC power input connector accepts included 6-inch power cord
  • Diagnostic/Overload LEDs: Alert users to potential power problems before they affect connected equipment.
  • Resettable circuit breaker prevents dangerous system overloads
  • Auto-restart capability eliminates the need to perform an on-site restart
  • 550VA/300 watts standby UPS system
  • Mounting screw holes are included on the back of the unit for convenient board, wall or ceiling mounting (for projectors)
  • Customizable labels for easier cord/cable indentification and maintenance

Package Includes

  • AV550SC backup power block
  • Detachable 6 in. NEMA 5-15P power cord
  • Owner's manual with warranty information
RoHS compliant 2007 CustomRetailer EXC!TE Award Winner 2007 Multi-Room Audio/Video Awards 2008 TechHome Mark of Excellence 2008 Innovative Housing Technology Award 2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Award 2008 CE Pro CHIP Award 2008 Audioholics CE Awards


UPC Code037332138699
UPS TypeStandby
Rated input current (Maximum Load)10A
Nominal Input Voltage(s) Supported120V AC
UPS Input Connection Type5-15P; C14 inlet
UPS Input Connection Description5-15P input cable is detachable via C14 inlet on UPS
Input Circuit Breakers10A
UPS Input Cord Length (ft.)0.5
Recommended Electrical Service15A 120V
Input PhaseSingle-Phase
Right-Angle PlugNo
Output Volt Amp Capacity (VA)550
Output Watt Capacity (Watts)300
Output Capacity Details4.6A @ 120V
Nominal Voltage Details115v nominal output in battery mode
Frequency Compatibility60 Hz
Output Voltage Regulation (Battery Mode)+/- 5%
Output Receptacle DetailsOne receptacle has a 60 second power-up delay
Output AC Waveform (AC Mode)Sine wave
Output AC Waveform (Battery Mode)PWM sine wave
Nominal Output Voltage(s) Supported110V; 115V; 120V
Output Receptacles(4) 5-15R
Individually Controllable Load Banks  No
Battery TypeValve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA)
Full Load Runtime (min.)  3.1 min. (300w)
Half Load Runtime (min.)  9.7 min. (150w)
Expandable RuntimeNo
DC System Voltage (VDC)12
Battery Recharge Rate (Included Batteries)1.5A Maximum; Less than 3 hours from 10% to 90%
Voltage Regulation DescriptionInput voltage range of 99 to 139
SwitchesIncludes 1 on/off push button (also acts as recycle/reset button)
LED Indicators2 LEDs indicate power status and overload/low battery status
UPS Dataline Suppression1 line TEL/DSL (1 in / 1 out); Coax jacks (1 set)
UPS Dataline Suppression DetailsHD-compatible 2.2GHz coaxial protection
EMI / RFI AC Noise Suppression  Yes
AC Suppression Joule Rating  1038
Cable (Coax) ProtectionYes
Network (Ethernet) ProtectionNo
Telephone/DSL ProtectionYes
Primary Form FactorDesktop
Installation Form Factors Supported with Included AccessoriesWallmount
Primary UPS Depth (mm)76
Primary UPS Height (mm)211
Primary UPS Width (mm)173
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)4.60 x 8.50 x 10.00
Shipping Weight (lbs.)8.80
UPS Housing MaterialSheet metal
UPS Power Module Dimensions (hwd, in.)8.3 x 6.8 x 3.0
UPS Power Module Weight (kg)3.54
UPS Power Module Weight (lbs.)7.8
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 Humidity0 to 95%, non-condensing
AC Mode BTU / Hr. (Full Load)  31
AC Mode Efficiency Rating (100% Load)97%
Operating Elevation (ft.)6561 ft. (2000 m) above sea level
Network Management Card DescriptionNetwork management not supported
Communications InterfaceNone
Transfer Time  4 milliseconds
Low Voltage Transfer to Battery Power (Setpoint)99V
High Voltage Transfer to Battery Power (Setpoint)139V
High Availability UPS Features  Surge/noise protection
Green Energy-Saving FeaturesHigh efficiency economy mode operation; Greater than 95% efficiency - GREEN UPS
UPS CertificationsTested to UL1778 (USA); Tested to CSA (Canada); Tested to NOM (Mexico); Meets FCC Part 15 Category B (EMI); Meets FCC Part 68 / Industrie Canada (telecommunications); ROHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances)
Certification DetailsSeries Number (s) AGBC6650; Agency Standard Tested UL 1778: 2014 R8.15 (5TH EDITION); Canadian Approvals CAN/CSA-C22.2 NO. 107.3-14; EMI Approvals FCC CLASS B
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)2-year limited warranty

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Extended Warranty

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WEXT1C 1-Year Extended Warranty and Technical Support for Select Tripp Lite Products – Includes UPS Battery Coverage if Applicable
WEXT2C 2-Year Extended Warranty and Technical Support for Select Tripp Lite Products – Includes UPS Battery Coverage if Applicable
WEXT3C 3-Year Extended Warranty and Technical Support for Select Tripp Lite Products – Includes UPS Battery Coverage if Applicable



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