Review of Linux Compatibility
The APC Back-UPS NS 1250 from American Power Conversion is an uninterruptible power supply which is connected via USB. It has the USB ID 051d:0002
Bus 003 Device 003: ID 051d:0002 American Power Conversion Uninterruptible Power Supply
The device is automatically recognized and fully supported by the Linux kernel:
usb 2-1.7: New USB device found, idVendor=051d, idProduct=0002 usb 2-1.7: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3 usb 2-1.7: Product: Back-UPS BN1250G FW:867.L1 .D USB FW:L1 usb 2-1.7: Manufacturer: American Power Conversion usb 2-1.7: SerialNumber: 3B0935Xxxxxx hid-generic 0003:051D:0002.0004: hiddev0,hidraw3: USB HID v1.00 Device [American Power Conversion Back-UPS BN1250G FW:867.L1 .D USB FW:L1 ] on usb-0000:00:1d.0-1.7/input0
The APC Back-UPS 1250 can be used under Linux in combination with the apcupsd deamon.
If you use this device under Linux please leave a comment in the section below how to configure it.