Thanks for the heads-up.
Turns out I've got one of the affected APC units so I submitted a claim.
The website says to discontinue use of the defective APC product until the replacement arrives in 12 weeks.
12 weeks? Really? I hope it arrives in time for Christmas.
So I ordered a metal-cased Tripp Lite isobar from Amazon. It will be here tomorrow.
I feel a certain sadness, when a device turns out to
be more dangerous than the danger it's paid to
relieve. We didn't get surged, but we got burned down.
Christopher A. Young
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Would be interesting the exact reason for overheating.
All are over 10 yrs old. About 60% of the years covered are before
UL1449 (2ed) required thermal disconnects for overheating MOVs (Aug 1998).
Schneider acquired APC in 2007, after the recall years. Schneider also
owns SquareD (1991).
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