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PowerPanel Personal Edition

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The exclusive PowerPanel® Personal Edition software features a user-friendly, powerful dashboard interface for controlling and monitoring your CyberPower UPS. Its advanced functionality includes the most valuable features, including: runtime management, scheduled shutdowns, self testing, event logging, and much more.

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PowerPanel® Personal Edition software is included in many of the most popular CyberPower UPS products. This exclusive software allows for the control and monitoring of your UPS in order to ensure unsurpassed protection of your computer system, components, peripherals, and data. In the event of a power loss, PowerPanel Personal Edition software automatically saves your files and safely shuts down your computer in an intelligent and orderly matter.

The screen shots below provide a comprehensive review of the functionality and power of PowerPanel Personal Edition software. They also provide a first-hand look at the various options and configurable settings. The intuitive dashboard design of PowerPanel Personal Edition software is easy to navigate for first-time users, and powerful enough for technical users and system integrators.

PowerPanel Personal Edition software is included free with many CyberPower UPS systems and is compatible with Windows 10 (32/64 bit), 8 (32/64 bit), Windows 7 (32/64 bit), Vista (32/64 bit), XP (32/64 bit), 2000, 2003, Server 2008 and Server 2012.

Note: Version 1.5.3 now supports display of Kiosk Commander Service status when CyberPower Kiosk Commander Software is installed.


Main Window

  1. Power Source:  This icon indicates whether the CyberPower UPS is providing AC utility Power or Internal Battery Power.
  2. Battery Capacity:  Indicates the current state of the Internal Battery. If the battery is not 100% charged the CyberPower UPS will charge it automatically.
  3. Estimated Runtime:  Indicates the expected runtime based on current battery capacity and load. Lower Loads will result in longer runtimes.
  4. Monitor:  View the current status of the UPS system vitals.
  5. Configure:  Allows the user to configure the device to personal preferences: system notifications, voltage options, runtime settings, and self test settings.
  6. Help: View version information and access the help file.


Current Status Window

  1. Electrical power supplied by:  Indicates whether the CyberPower UPS is providing AC utility power or internal battery power.
  2. Voltage supplied:  Indicates the voltage being supplied by AC utility Power, or if the unit is correcting for an adverse voltage condition.
  3. Voltage condition:  The current status of your AC utility power (Normal, Power Outage, etc.).
  4. Remaining Capacity:  Condition of the internal battery. If the battery is at 100%, the CyberPower UPS will automatically charge the UPS.
  5. Battery Status:  Displays the current state of the internal battery: Charging, Fully Charged, Discharging.
  6. Remaining Battery Runtime:  Indicates the expected runtime [if there was a power loss] based on current battery capacity and load.
  7. Battery Backed Up Load:  Displays how much capacity or head-room is left on the UPS unit.  This is determined by the current load of the connected electronics.  (Not available on the CP485SL or CP550SL).


Summary Window

  1. Last Power Event:  Informs the user of the nature of the most recent power event and how the CyberPower UPS corrected it.
  2. Power Condition Summary: Displays the number of times adverse power conditions were experienced and the cumulative duration of the events.
  3. Display Period:  Configurable option that allows the user to display the period described by the Power Condition Summary.  Can be adjusted to 1, 4, 12, or 24 weeks.


Notification Window

  1. Enable PowerPanel notification sounds:  Toggle audible notifications via your computer’s speakers.
  2. Enable Alarms at all times:  This setting will cause the internal speaker in the CyberPower UPS to beep in response to adverse power conditions.
  3. Disable Alarms at all times:  This setting will prevent the CyberPower UPS from beeping in response to adverse power conditions.


Runtime Window

  1. Keep Computer Running:  Select this option for maximum runtime.  User adjustable between 5 and 8 minutes.
  2. Preserve Battery Power:  Select this option for minimum battery use. User adjustable between 1 and 5 minutes.


Voltage Window (Available on select models)

  1. Normal AC utility voltage:  Ideal voltage supplied by your AC Utility Power.
  2. Current voltage:  Actual voltage supplied by your AC Utility Power. This will constantly fluctuate as electrical devises are turned on and off in your building and the buildings near you.


Self Test Window

  1. Date of last self-test:  Date the self test was last performed.
  2. Result of last self-test:  Outcome of the most recent self test.
  3. Initiate self-test:  The UPS will temporarily go offline and test the condition and effectiveness of the internal battery.  It is recommended that users perform this test once a month.


About Window

  1. Version:  Software version number.
  2. Hardware Information:  Model Name of the of the CyberPower UPS as well as the firmware version and power rating.
  3. Web Support Information:  Links to pages on the CyberPower Systems (USA) inc. website. Clicking here will open a web browser window and navigate the user to the CyberPower homepage.


System Tray Pop-up Notifications

  1. System tray popup notifications will appear when the UPS unit experiences a power loss, and once again when the unit's AC power is restored to normal operation.