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metasys - Man Page

Driver for Meta System UPS equipment


metasys -h

metasys -a UPS_NAME [OPTIONS]


This man page only documents the hardware-specific features of the metasys driver. For information about the core driver, see nutupsdrv(8).

Supported Hardware

The metasys driver was written with the "Meta System UPS Protocol Rev.1.12" kindly supplied from Meta System.

The driver should support all the common features of the ups models:


The needed cable is a standard pin-to-pin serial cable with at least pins 2, 3, and 5 (on DB9 connector) connected.

Extra Arguments

This driver supports no extra arguments from ups.conf(5).


This driver has been tested on Meta System HF Millennium 820 and ally HF 1000 only.

Any information about the use of the driver with the other listed UPS are really welcome.


Fabio Di Niro <blaxwan@users.sourceforge.net>

See Also

The core driver


Internet resources

The NUT (Network UPS Tools) home page: https://www.networkupstools.org/

Referenced By

nutupsdrv(8), upsd(8).

07/03/2024 Network UPS Tools 2.8.2. NUT Manual