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May 15, 2024

Mobile UPS 5AH battery backup for 12V equipment in cars, buses and vehicles

Self-contained automotive battery backup system with 5AH battery

12 volt DC UPS module or battery backup (BBU) keeps 12 volt equipment alive in cars, buses, trucks and taxis using an internal sealed lead acid battery. Useful for vehicles with automatic start-stop features.
battery backups for buses, transit, fire trucks, vehicle instrumentation
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complete 12V UPS BBU for buses including battery and  box
Smaller complete 12V DC-UPS with control module and 1.2AH lead acid battery
10AH vehicle battery backup
This DC-UPS contains a 10 amp-hour sealed lead acid battery. It is charged from the vehicle's electrical system and switches your load to its internal battery when the engine is turned off, or at any other time that the electrical bus drops below 11.8 volts. Useful for buses, emergency vehicles, police cars, fire equipment, agricultural equipment, taxi's, van's, boats, trucks, stationary generators and other 12 volt systems.
The Backup-Mobile UPS is designed to keep your equipment from losing power or rebooting during engine start-up, ensuring these spikes and sags in power don't shorten the life of your mission critical electronics. We do this by providing uninterrupted, clean, consistent power to your equipment, extending the life of your electronics up to 2 to 3 more years.

The system prevents your equipment from running the vehicle's battery downavoiding jump-starts. It switches over to the auxiliary battery when the engine is shut off and the alternator stops or the car's battery drops below 11.8 volts. This means you never have to worry about that after-market equipment leaving you with a dead battery in the morning.

The PowerStream Backup-Mobile UPS isolates its battery from the vehicle, so it can't be discharged by the vehicle's other electronics, and it won't try to participate in the engine start-up process.

The DC-UPS powers your equipment in the vehicle using the car electrical system, but switches to external battery power when the car's battery is removed, stolen, or drops below a predetermined voltage, acting as a battery backup (BBU) and power conditioner. It is not necessary to run an extra sense wire to the ignition, voltage sensing takes care of the decision making.

Allows for safely charging our internal battery from the car's electrical bus by isolating and current regulating the connection to the auxiliary battery. Which means you will also get years of faithful service from your Backup-Mobile UPS.
Price for quantity 1-49 50-99 100-499 500+
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$219 $199 call
Replacement battery, two required BP5-12      
This uninterruptible power supply is designed to withstand the harsh electrical and temperature requirements of automotive equipment including spike, dropouts, load dumps, jump-starting, high and low temperatures.
Detailed Specifications Backup-Mobile DC UPS
Maximum pass-through current 12 amps continuous, 15 amps available on request
Max Charge Current 800 milliamps.
Temperature dependence of charge current The charge current is reduced at higher temperatures to maintain reliable heat management. At 40°C the charge current limit is 850 mA
Maximum input voltage (steady state) 15V
Maximum input voltage (transient) 40V
Maximum pass-through wattage 144 watts
(180 Watts on special order)
Transient pass-through current 13 amps for 40 seconds
20 amps for 5 seconds
Over 20 amps immediate shutdown
The available custom set-points are Main On, Main Off, Charger On, Charger Off, Aux On, Aux Off This document describes how to engineer and specify the 6 custom set-points if desired
Transition time less than 50 microseconds from main battery to auxiliary battery
less than 50 microseconds from auxiliary battery to main battery. We have a capacitor to keep the voltage up during the transition and have not had any problem with customer's equipment dropping out during the switchover.
Auxiliary battery charging starts when main voltage is: Factory selectable, default is 11.8V
Internal battery 5AH Sealed Lead Acid battery
Charge algorithm Constant current until the battery voltage reaches 13.4 volts, taper charge above 13.4 volts to zero current at 14.1 volts
Nominal Battery Voltage 12 Volts
Size 7.0” x 5.4" x 6” at mount points
7.7 Wide x 6.4” long x 6” tall including flanges
Vehicle's electrical bus reconnects to the load when its voltage raises to: 13.5 volts
Load is switched to the auxiliary battery when the main voltage drops below 11.8 volts
To protect the auxiliary battery, auxiliary battery is disconnected from the load when the auxiliary battery's voltage drops below 10 volts
Temperature Range Minimum ambient temperature -10°C (-40°C available upon request)
Maximum ambient temperature of 70°C
When the case temperature gets above 45°C the charge current is automatically reduced to maintain system operation at higher temperatures.
Storage Temperature -20°C to 70°C
Connection Screw terminals
Weight 11 lbs or 5 kg
Orientation May be safely mounted in any orientation
Theory of operation PDF User's guide for the 12A terminal strip version

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DuraMAR 31-5915 Cisco 3200 mobile router
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DuraMAR 2150
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DuraMar 1000 mobile access router
MRAP Power
AWF Fleet Fueling systems
AWT Transport (Automated Wireless Transport) on-board computers
SmartLogix power problems
Symbology power problems
Peoplenet power problems
SGate power problems
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