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Rickles

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Hi,

 

I have a Digitech MP5201 UPS and after a short stay in the hospital I came back to find the computer I use had been moved and the cables were all mixed up.

 

On the back panel it has 2 female sockets

 

Power cord==I connected that ok.

 

USB plug.

 

The tower is plugged into one of the female sockets and is running well.

 

What do I do with the remaining.

 

I have also lost the manual.

 

Regards

 

 


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USB could be for many things such as a mouse, keyboard, printer, external drive, USB extension cable and/or hub, etc.


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the USB port on a UPS is usually for UPS control. you usually have some software installed that can talk to the UPS, that way when certain conditions are met (like, battery life is X%) certain actions are taken...usually to gracefully shutdown the computer before the battery dies.


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