Power Control and Monitoring

Albér BDS-256XL Battery Monitoring System

Battery monitoring system that continuously monitors and diagnoses all critical battery parameters for large UPS systems. It can monitor up to 256 cells per string. It identifies potential problems by continuously monitoring parameters such as cell voltage, overall string voltage, current and temperature. Tracking and reporting allow proactive action in replacing a bad battery before it affects others in the string.

Best Suited For
  • Data Center/Colocation/Hosting
  • Government
  • Nuclear Power
  • Power Generation
  • Power/Gas Transmission and Distribution
  • Telecom


Specifications per model Albér BDS-256XL Battery Monitoring System
Height (in / mm) Width (in / mm) Depth (in / mm) Weight (lbs / kgs)
5.25 in. / 19 in. / 8.15 in. / 16 lbs /
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 Scans all pertinent battery parameters
Performs a scheduled resistance test and stores results for trending
Auto detects discharges and stores data for playback
Signals if a parameter is outside user-programmed limits
Communicates with an external computer using USB, modem, RS-232 or LAN (RJ-45)
Network compatible


  Windows-based software for real-time viewing, automatic data collection, data analysis, and report generating.
 Modular design easily expands to monitor an unlimited number of strings.
 Industry standard MODBUS protocol interfaces to third party building management systems via RS-232 and Ethernet.
Communicates with an external computer via R-S232 or remotely through internal modem.
Optional TCP/IP interface for network or Internet communication via MODBUS or SNMP. 
Higher Availability
 Can be used in conjunction with other Albér monitoring products to manage virtually all battery configurations with one software package.
Scans pertinent battery parameters every 4 seconds, including total voltage, cell voltage, current and temperature.
 Automatic proactive internal DC resistance tests.
 Discharges are automatically detected and data saved for retrieval.
Trend analysis provides the ability to analyze performance and aid in trouble shooting. 
Lowest Total Cost of Ownership
 Optimizes useful battery life -- Instead of waiting for an inevitable failure or replacing batteries prematurely to prevent problems, you can continue to utilize your batteries longer and with confidence by knowing their true internal condition.
Ideally Suited For:
 Large UPS systems with up to 256 cells per string.

Services & Support


For technical support, please call 954-377-7101.


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ASCO Power Technologies (Maryland, Southern Delaware, Washington DC and VA
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12310 Pinecrest Road Suite 204 Reston Virginia 20191
Product areas of focus: Power Transfer Switches, Paralleling Switchgear, Power Control and Monitoring
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50 Hanover Road Florham Park New Jersey 07932
Product areas of focus: Power Transfer Switches, Paralleling Switchgear, Power Control and Monitoring