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    Ecotech battery flashing/beeping red issue

    One of my battery backup batteries flashing red-the red light is super dim.

    The battery is 3 yrs old based on the mfg date.

    Any ideas?


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    I believe that's the power supply. I'm sorry, I don't know why the light is dim. If it's not working you can buy a new one.

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    Keep in mind the batteries typically only last 3-5yrs. Moreso in the 3yr end. Iíve had to replace both my battery backupís batteries already.

    You can google it and see YouTube videos on how to replace.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Carrie17 View Post
    I believe that's the power supply. I'm sorry, I don't know why the light is dim. If it's not working you can buy a new one.

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    Okay thanks-I'm hoping it's the power supply since the batteries are more expensive plus I got 4 of them. Ecotech battery flashing/beeping red issue

    I will try to test the batteries with the mp60 power supply to check if it's the battery or the power supply. I didn't think about that. Ecotech battery flashing/beeping red issue

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    Quote Originally Posted by tvu View Post
    Keep in mind the batteries typically only last 3-5yrs. Moreso in the 3yr end. Iíve had to replace both my battery backupís batteries already.

    You can google it and see YouTube videos on how to replace.




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    I'm glad we have a home backup up generator.

    That's a lot of money to pay and these things lasting such a short time.

    And I thought Neptune was milking it-ecotech is worse. At least with Neptune products I'm super happy.

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    It's a battery thing, commercial UPS are the same. They don't last forever. Different technolgies are better than others, but over time, all batteries wear out.
    It's possible to open it & replace the battery yourself. The batteries inside are just standard things they buy from someone else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kgk View Post
    It's a battery thing, commercial UPS are the same. They don't last forever. Different technolgies are better than others, but over time, all batteries wear out.
    It's possible to open it & replace the battery yourself. The batteries inside are just standard things they buy from someone else.
    Makes sense-

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