UPS Network Management Card

UPS Network Management Card

UPS Network Management Card

Item Number: AP9618

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Product Dimensions

Width icon

Width12.1 cm

Height icon

Height3.8 cm

Depth icon

Depth10.8 cm

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Qty UoM EAN Colour




2 years repair or replace


Provided equipment

  • CD with software
  • temperature sensor
  • user manual
    • Depth

      10.8 cm


      3.8 cm

      Net weight

      0.14 kg

      Mounting mode

      not rack-mountable


      12.1 cm


    • EN 55022 class A
    • FCC part 15 class A
      • Product certifications

      • BSMI
      • C-Tick
      • CE
      • VCCI
        • Ambient air temperature for operation

          0-45 °C

          Relative humidity

          0-95 %

          Ambient air temperature for storage

          -15-65 °C

          Communication network type

          RJ45 10/100 Base-T

          Communication port protocol

        • HTTP
        • HTTPS
        • SMTP
        • SNMP
        • SSL
        • TCP/IP
        • Telnet
        • WAP
          • Others

            Additional specification

            UPS Network Management Card

            Power supply type

            self powered via SmartSlot

            Number of rack unit


            Operating altitude

            0...10000 ft

            Storage altitude

            0-50000 ft

            Storage Relative Humidity

            0-95 %
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            MGE RASP; Panel wiring for APC Products with the AP9610 or AP9613 Relay cards

            MGE RASP; Panel wiring for APC Products with the AP9610 or AP9613 Relay cards

            Product line:
            MGE RASP Panel

            All models/ All serial numbers

            Instruction on MGE RASP (Remote Alarm Status Panel) Panel wiring for APC Products with the AP9610 or AP9613 Relay cards

            MGE RASP Panel wiring for APC Products with the AP9610 or AP9613 Relay cards

            Refer to attached file for more details.


            Which SmartSlot accessories are supported by the Galaxy 3500 (G3500) UPS?


            Which SmartSlot accessories are supported by the Galaxy 3500 (G3500) UPS?

            Product Line
            • Data Center and Facility 3 Phase UPS
              • MGE Galaxy 3500 models

            • All serial numbers
            • All firmware versions unless otherwise noted


            The list below details what accessories are supported by the Galaxy 3500 UPS (G3500) and what measures must be taken to utilize them.


            • Network Management Card 2 - AP9630/30CH, AP9631/31CH

            The APC Network Management Card 2 SKUs AP9630/30CH and AP9631/31CH can be utilized with the G3500 UPS. The Network Management Card must be loaded with the sumx firmware application 5.0.3 or higher. The AP9631 ships with the G3500 UPS.

            The AP9810 Relay I/O dongle can also used with the AP9631 Network Management Card 2 to have dry contact functionality - (2) inputs, (1) output per AP9810 with a maximum of (2) AP9810 that can be attached.

            • Building Management Card (BMS) - AP9622

            The AP9622 BMS card is supported in the G3500 UPS. It can utilize some of the 3-phase Symmetra bit register/modbus map, which can be found on the AP9622 product page, but other registers may not report properly if you are not in a 3:3 configuration.


            • Dry Contact I/O SmartSlot Card - AP9610 or AP9613

            The AP9610 or AP9613 is supported in the G3500 UPS. For AP9610 (or AP9613 utilizing dip switch configurations only) you must use Configuration 2, as mentioned in knowledge base FA156152.  Alternatively, Configuration 4 and the onboard configuration utility can be utilized on the AP9613.

            Unfortunately, if you use the included APC accessory terminal screw board with the AP9610, the front panel/UPS door will not close correctly. In order to avoid this issue, there are a few options you can look into.

            1.) Purchase a right angle DB25 Male-Female interconnection

            2.) Utilize an APC AP9600 single slot SmartSlot expansion chassis and extend the cable to the AP9600 with a 940-1500 serial cable. This communication cable can be routed so that the chassis can sit on top of the UPS. If using an AP9600, the NMC AP9630 or AP9631 should be in the AP9600 expansion chassis and the AP9610 should be in the SmartSlot in the UPS frame. This is the proper installation order per knowledge base article ID FA156034. (Note: This required installation order also applies to AP9613.)

            3.) Use an AP9604 SmartSlot triple chassis which comes with a 10' cable. This communication cable can be routed so that the chassis can sit on top of the UPS. Also, if do not want to use the included accessory board, you can make your own cable, using the pinout in the AP9610 user's guide and avoid buying a right angle 25 pin extension cable.

            4.) If using both an NMC and AP9610 or AP9613, put both the put the AP9610 or AP9613 and the NMC2 in the AP9604 triple chassis, referencing the correct installation order mentioned in knowledge base article ID FA156034 to ensure proper function of both the NMC2 and AP9610 or AP9613.

            • SmartSlot Serial Interface Expander - AP9607, AP9607CB, AP9624

            The SmartSlot serial interface expander can be used with the G3500 to supply two dedicated simple signaling ports, such as for use with an AS/400 or an IBM iSeries, if required.

            The Interface Expander 2 (AP9624) is also supposed by the G3500 and was released in mid-2014 to replace AP9607 and AP9607CB.


            Is the LP9618 key made of brass?

            Is the LP9618 key made of brass?

            Product Line:

            Product features

            What material is LP9618 made of

            The LP9618 or NSR251 key is made of steel, not brass.


            Why does PowerChute Network Shutdown not establish communications with Network Management Card when entering Radius user?

            PowerChute Network Shutdown will not establish communications with Network Management Card when Radius is enabled.

            Product Line/s:
            PowerChute Network Shutdown
            Network Management Cards (NMC) AP9617, AP9618, AP9619, AP9630, AP9631, AP9635CH, AP9635, AP9640, AP9641

            All support OS

            Radius authentication is not supported by PowerChute Network Shutdown

            For AP9630, AP9631, AP9635 that are running firmware 6.8 and above and all AP9640, AP9641 you should enter a PowerChute user that will only be used by PCNS and the NMC for communication. PCNS and the NMC will not utilize the Radius user. Go to Configuration - Shutdown and add the PowerChute user and authentication phrase. 

            For AP9630, AP9631, AP9635 running firmware  6.0 to 6.7.x PCNS and the NMC will not utilize the Radius user. Log into the NMC and verify the default apc user is enabled or create a new device or administrator user the PCNS and the NMC will use for communication. Then go to Configuration - Shutdown and select the PowerChute user from the User name dropdown menu. The PowerChute User Name dropdown menu is populated with local users that have Administrative or Device user privileges. 

            For AP9630, AP9631, AP9635 running firmware earlier than 6.0 and all AP9617, AP9618, AP9619 switch the Network Card from Radius to Local Authentication Only and the PowerChute user will be the NMC administrator.

            PowerChute Network Shutdown fails to Turn UPS off when the Network Management Card AP9617, AP9618, or AP9619 are configured for HTTPS.

            PowerChute Network Shutdown fails to Turn UPS off when the Network Management Card AP9617, AP9618, or AP9619 are configured for HTTPS.

            Product Line: 
            PowerChute Network Shutdown versions 3.1, 4.X
            with Network Management Cards: AP9617, AP9618, AP9619

            Supported operating systems for the relevant PowerChute Network Shutdown versions in Product Line above.

            An SSL handshake error occurs when Java 7 and 8 is installed on the system and PowerChute attempts to communicate with an AP9617, AP9618, AP9619.

            To correct the issue change the communication protocol between the NMC and PowerChute to HTTP. There is no HTTPS solution with PowerChute Network Shutdown versions 3.1 and 4.x
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