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#191620 10-Feb-2016 19:56
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Hi,

 

This is a bit of a long shot but I have an old Anzen IPT I-1100 UPS and with a pair of new batteries it runs fine, the problem is I'd like to find out the details of the DB9 comm port.  Originally it came with it's own serial cable however I haven't managed to track that down yet and I'm pretty sure the wiring is non-standard.  I''ve googled extensively, apparently Opti-UPS made almost exact copies of the IPT devices and I've tried creating a serial cable based on the Opti-UPS specs but with little success.

 

I'm just wondering if there is anyone else out there that used an Anzen IPT UPS and maybe has some technical docs available.  They use to be located here but this site is no longer live.  Any other suggestions on where else I could post would be welcome.

 

Thanks

 

Dean


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  #1489933 10-Feb-2016 19:58
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We have a couple of serial cables from older HP UPS.  Happy to post if you think it might work.  The model of the UPS would be T700.  I think they are a rebadged Eaton.





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  #1489950 10-Feb-2016 20:54
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Thanks Mike,

 

I'll have a poke around at work and see if I can find the original cable first, we had two of these units so in theory there should be two cables floating about.  From what I've found on the web it seems every UPS manufacturer does things their own way, what I can't fathom is why they would do that?

 

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Dean 


 
 
 
 


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  #1490272 11-Feb-2016 11:50
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You'll also need compatable software. Just any ol UPS software probably wont work
Also UPS's com port settings will be needed

 

 


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  #1490275 11-Feb-2016 11:53
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1101:

 

You'll also need compatable software. Just any ol UPS software probably wont work
Also UPS's com port settings will be needed

 

COM Port settings most commonly are the default 9600,8,N,1 in my experience and I've never needed to adjust default settings on a computer.  Software is normally brand-specific and available from the manufacturers web site.  Sometimes there is different software on the manufacturer web site for older/newer/basic/advanced models.





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  #1490325 11-Feb-2016 13:08
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1101:

 

You'll also need compatable software. Just any ol UPS software probably wont work
Also UPS's com port settings will be needed

 

 

 

 

I was planning on using NUT, older versions use to have a driver for the Azen-IPT range, we used this before replacing the Anzen with a bigger APC unit about 9 years ago.   Looking at the driver source the UPS command protocol is very similar to the Opti-UPS and genericups drivers.  The old driver source code also provides a few clues about baud rate but not parity or the number of bits etc.  I've tracked down four different serial cables this morning so will give them a try.


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