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i have the apc smart-upc 3000 xl

http://www.apc.com/resource/include/techspec_index.cfm?base_sku=su3000rmxl3u&tab=features

it comes with a heavy duty 30 amp plug, this is a 2500w upc and i only pull up to 1k when i had my 580's benching. i was wondering if it would be safe to change the heavy duty plug to a regular 15A ac plug? as im not going to be pulling higher than the 10/15 amps on the breaker, i think it would be safe right? because it will only be pulling what it needs

thoughts? ive done this on welders before just not a ups lol
    
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Maybe... the plug is on there for a reason. If the UPS gets drained at any point, it'll try and recharge ASAP, and it will try and pull in as much as it can. You can control what you pull from the UPS, but you can't control how much the UPS wants to pull from the wall.

TL;DR: If you do this, and the UPS decides it's gonna pull 25 amps from the wall, the number you need is 911, k?
    
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