APC Gaming Back-UPS BGM1500B 10 outlet 1500VA Pure Sinewave 120V Midnight Black

Tech Specs

Quick Specs

Device Type
UPS - external
25.57 lbs
Input Voltage
AC 120 V
Output Voltage
AC 115 V ± 8%
Power Capacity
900 Watt / 1500 VA
Input Connectors
1 x power NEMA 5-15P
Output connectors
10 x power NEMA 5-15R ¦ 2 x 4 pin USB Type A ¦ 1 x 24 pin USB-C
Lead acid
Run Time (Up To)
3 min
Dimensions (WxDxH)
4.2 in x 16 in x 11.4 in
Environmental Standards
Manufacturer Warranty
3-year warranty


Device Type
UPS - external

Power Device

Input Voltage
AC 120 V
Frequency Provided
60 Hz
Input Connectors
1 x power NEMA 5-15P
Power Output Connectors Details
  • 10 x power NEMA 5-15R
  • 2 x 4 pin USB Type A
  • 1 x 24 pin USB-C
Output Voltage
AC 115 V ± 8% - 60 Hz
Max Electric Current
15 A
Power Capacity
900 Watt / 1500 VA
Dataline Surge Protection
  • Ethernet 10/100/1000Base-T - RJ-45 - 1 input line / 1 output line
  • Coaxial - F connector - 1 input line / 1 output line
Output Waveform
Surge Energy Rating
1080 Joules
Circuit Protection
Circuit breaker


Lead acid
Run Time (Up To)
  • 3 min at full load
  • 12 min at half load
Recharge Time
1.5 hours


Equipment Protection Value
150000 US Dollars
LCD display, Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR)
Compliant Standards
NOM, UL 1778, FCC Part 15 B, cTUVus

Environmental Standards


Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
Limited warranty - 3 years

Dimensions & Weight

4.2 in
16 in
11.4 in
25.57 lbs

Dimensions & Weight (Shipping)

Shipping Width
14.9 in
Shipping Depth
22.4 in
Shipping Height
6.5 in
Shipping Weight
31.31 lbs


Power Capacity
900W / 1500VA
Nominal Output Voltage
Output Voltage Frequency (Hz)
Output Connections
Waveform Type
Sine Wave
Power Factor


Nominal Input Voltage
Input Connection
Power cord (NEMA 5-15P)+ Circuit breaker(15A)


Surge Energy Rating
1080 joules
Coax protection
Dataline Surge Protection (Gigabit)
Input Over Current Protection
Circuit breaker 15A


Unit Dimensions
H:11.4in * W:4.2in * D:16.0in
Unit Weight
Shipping Dimensions
6.5in * W:14.9in * D:22.4in
Shipping Weight
Runtime (half load)
12 mins
Runtime (full load)
3 mins
Midnight (BGM1500B)

USB Outlet

USB Voltage Range
4.75V-5.25V; Load=3A
USB Outlets
Type A= 2 Type C= 1
USB Charger
5V/3A total

Battery Information

Battery Type
Replacement Battery


On-battery, low battery warning, low battery shutdown, replace battery detected
Shutdown Software
PCPE Software


Certification and Approvals
FCC Part 15B Class B / cTUVus(Standard: UL1778)/ ENERGY STAR / NOM
Warranty and Equipment Protection
3 years and EPP up to $150,000

APC Gaming Back-UPS BGM1500B 10 outlet 1500VA Pure Sinewave 120V Midnight Black

Est. Value
Dell Price
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APC Back-UPS Pro Gaming UPS

Unyielding power for your gaming rig means blackouts won’t stop you from winning

For PC and console gamers, APC™ by Schneider Electric forges a powerful Back-UPS™ Pro Gaming that relentlessly protects and powers your gaming station.

APC Gaming UPS Battery Backup & Surge Protector for Gaming PC and Consoles, 12 Customizable RGB LEDs, Sine Wave, 1500VA, APC Back-UPS Pro Gaming, with rear RGB LED backlit, UPS Color: Midnight

  • 12 customizable RGB LEDs for the front and rear to fit into your gaming space
  • Sine wave power on battery backup for your sensitive gaming gear
  • Patented reactor circle designed to provide vital info at a glance so you stay in the game
  • Reactor circle is titled at 160 degrees, so it’s visible from nearly every angle
  • 10 UL-Certified surge protection outlets while 6 provide battery backup power

What is unique about the Gaming UPS?

Reactor Circle

When the Gaming UPS is on battery backup power, the reactor circle ticks down counterclockwise so you can see how much time is left, at a glance.

160 Degrees

APC made sure the reactor circle is titled at 160 degrees, so the reactor circle is visible from almost every angle you sit.

Functional Lighting

Surges, Dips, and even wiring faults. When the Gaming UPS detects a power anomaly, it actively demonstrates with pulsing and flashing lights.


APC Gaming UPS is fitted with rear LEDs that illuminate the outlets, so you see where exactly your plugging in your gaming gear. Rear LEDs color synch with the reactor circle and offer an ambient glow behind your gaming rig.

Tailored to your gaming rig

12 Customizable RGB LEDs

A UPS that finally matches your gaming setup with twelve colors to choose from. RGBs also provide a function beyond aesthetics. During a power outage RGB colors also demonstrate battery power left.
  • Green = 51% or more
  • Yellow = 21% - 50%
  • Red = 20% - 6% or less
  • Flashing Red = 5% or less

Additional Traits Gamers Need

Sine Wave Power

APC Back-UPS Pro Gaming offers sine wave to ensure sensitive gaming gear stays powered when you need it most.

Automatic Voltage Regulator

Even the smallest fluctuations of power can shorten your gaming PC and console’s lifespan. APC Gaming UPS keeps the power at stable levels with automatic voltage regulation (AVR) for your battle stations.

USB Access

Easy access USB ports to plug in your wireless gaming devices or mobile phone.

Power Your Router

Remember to plug the router and modem into the gaming ups or when the power goes out, you will still lose internet connection.
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Product Q&A

How long does the battery take to fully charge?

It takes 14 hours to fully charge.

Why does the front reactor circle LED not synched with the rear LED?

The runtime and percentage display will default to green. Also when the UPS is on battery backup power the reactor circle with display green, yellow or red depending on the battery's remaining power.

Can the UPS be laid on it's side?

No, the gaming UPS is not designed to be laid on it's side.

When I unplugged the gaming UPS to test the battery, the connected devices turned off, why?

First, please make sure the UPS is turned on. If the unit is on, ensure your devices are plugged into the designated battery backup outlets and not plugged in the surge only outlets.

APC Back-UPS Pro Gaming

Keeping You Protected, Connected and In The Game
For PC and console gamers, APC™ by Schneider Electric forges a powerful Back-UPS™ Pro Gaming, the gaming UPS that relentlessly protects and powers your gaming station.

A gaming battery backup protects your valuable gaming system from more than seven different types of power interruptions.
After safely shutting down your game, a gaming UPS will continue to power your router and/or modem, enabling you to stay online with a mobile device.
In The Game
Power out? Don’t worry. Stay in the game to finish your match, fight the boss, and reap the rewards you might have lost.