Inland ProBackup 500 sought (pinouts or software)

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Date: Sun Jan 26 15:53:00 2003

On Jan 26, 9:43, Jay West wrote:

> >From a previous life, I have a perfectly fine working UPS. The brand
> "Inland - by ABI International". Model is "Probackup5000", part number is
> 19500. It has a DB9 serial port on the back for interfacing with a host
> notify it of loss of ac, impending shutdown, etc. However, I don't have
> software (for Windoze) that came with it.
> I've googled for hours, and can't come up with anything on this exact
> Would anyone happen to have windows software for it? As a last resort,
> standard is the DB9 pinout (IF I can find the pinout, no luck there
> either)... I'm wondering if I can use just about any UPS software for it.

Unlikely. However, it might be a standard serial port that you can hook a
terminal to, and see what happens. Other than that, I'd suggest a look at
the Network UPS Tools pages at I know it's
not Windows (though there's a client called WinNUT), but it will at least
give you an idea what to try and what to expect.

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York
Received on Sun Jan 26 2003 - 15:53:00 GMT

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