How to calibrate HP UPS?

Hello, I have HP R1500 G2 UPS and need to calibrate it.

How to do it (I presume with HP Power Protector, which I have installed)?

All this on Windows Server 2008.

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TemodyPickalbatros, IT ManagerCommented:
Initiating a self-test
To initiate a self-test, press and hold the Test/Alarm Reset button ("UPS front panel controls" on page 7)
for three seconds.
Because a portion of the self-test requires battery power, the self-test cannot be initiated if the batteries are
less than 90 percent charged. If the UPS detects a problem, the appropriate LED ("UPS front panel LED
indicators" on page 7) illuminates and an audible alarm may sound.
mrmutAuthor Commented:
Will test, thank you!

(Altho I am not clear why they haven't provided this i management software.)

Will report back as I test. (Monday, probably, today is Friday, end of business day.)
mrmutAuthor Commented:
It didn't work.

All it did is it turned off the UPS unit... Luckily there was a redundant Power Supply.

Can you get me the manual where you have seen this?
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TemodyPickalbatros, IT ManagerCommented:

Initiating a self-test................................................................................................................................... 22
mrmutAuthor Commented:

Read it; will try testing (again) tomorrow with a spare unit (We have three.)
TemodyPickalbatros, IT ManagerCommented:
Your welcome
mrmutAuthor Commented:
OK, so I tried all of the combinations I could think of, but none worked. Tried pressing buttons: together and each one by itself, holding long or short, etc. Nothing worked, but I did manage to turn off the UPS several times. Which was not very pleasant.

Do you have any other idea? This was total fiasco.

With APC software the calibration is a breeze, but this seems complicated.

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mrmutAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your reply.

I did installed Hp Power Manager, however I don?see where I could set the UPS up. - There does seem that there are some menu items on the left, but they are garbled in any browser I tried.

Here is a screenshot; could you guide me where the setting is?
Tony GiangrecoCommented:
If there is no area in the management software for calibration, then the unit probably does not have that option available to perform. I've seen units like this before.  They are like a Black-Box that is pre-defined without many options to select.

Have you called HP? If it's in warranty, that would be the first action to take. If it's old and has lost accuracy, then it's probably time to replace it.

Hope this helps!
mrmutAuthor Commented:
Well, it did help to the point; I will never order HP UPS again. This is nonsense, 30 year old APC devices had that.

Thank you.
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