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alaScore 85

128 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 128 reviews of APC RBC109. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability. The usability is also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed reviews about the price. Some have doubts about the size.

usability, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the APC RBC109 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 user reviews of APC RBC109 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on People really like the usability. Some have doubts about the size. Comments about the reliability and price are different.



81% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: APC Replacement Battery Cartridge number 109

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Harbinger2u (

Very easy to replace


This only took about 5 min to install. UPS works fine now!

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: (

Fast delivery, great product and good service.


Exactly as advertised. Easy install.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: DLS429 (

old stock


We purchased this because the advertised life was 3-5 years. It lasted less than 9 months . (We should have checked the date codes on arrival. This was OLD STOCK, ie, manufactured more than 3 years ago. Even though not used, SLA batteries degrade over...

cheap. but see below

Failed after 9 months

May, 2015

Consumer review by: bigtrekfan (

Genuine APC Battery


Well, it's a battery, so there's not a whole lot to say. It does what it's supposed to do! This is a genuine APC battery for my APC UPS. Easy to change out - instructions were included, but not needed as I've done this a few times over the years with...

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (

PERFECT for XS1500


bit more then the knock off batts, however none were 9AH and this legit APC was

2X price of knock off

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: N/A (



Exactly as expected, APC brand replacement battery pack. Unit now works like brand new


Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: SnifferDog (

Battery might not be the problem


Replaced the old battery and all went well for a day then UPS started to beep again saying the new batter was discharged. Ran PowerChute. It said the battery was not connected. Took it out. It was warm. Found -ve connector loose. Reshaped with pliers...

Battery arrived in good condition. Dusty for some reason


Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Chrisu (

A must for battery replacement


Great product - this is the original APC-manufactured product and not some 3rd party battery. Works as advertised and lasts a long, long time.

Adequate Power","Easy To Set Up","Long Lasting Power","Quiet Operation","Reliable Performance","Small Footprint

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Dennis (

Chinese battery (all defective)



Battery has a quarter of the runtime it should have, garbage

May, 2012

Consumer review by: N/A (



Make sure you recycle your old battery. It doesn't cost you anything but your time.

As advertised


Apr, 2012

Product Specifications

This hot-swappable battery ensures clean, uninterrupted power to protected equipment while battery is being replaced. It offers plug-and-play installation.


Installed Qty:1

Dimensions & Weight


Dimensions & Weight (Shipping)

Shipping Depth:4in
Shipping Height:12in
Shipping Weight:13.4lbs
Shipping Width:9in


Product Type:UPS battery
Subcategory (AG):Batteries (UPS battery replacements)


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:APC Replacement Battery Cartridge

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty