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Katherine Mack April 15, 2022 2 min read

Best Alternatives to CSB UPS 12580 Battery

The CSB UPS 12580 battery is a VRLA (valve regulated lead acid) AGM (absorbed glass mat) battery that is very popular for UPS applications. This 12V 9AH battery can handle 130 A max discharge for 5 seconds as well as 95.1A current load for 2 minutes. It also has a 908W power capability for two minutes. There are few batteries on the market that can deliver such high performance.

In today’s world, many customers are looking for second sources and alternatives to products that are in short supply or have long lead times. Some potential alternatives include the Powersonic PSH-12100F2-FR, the Powersonic PHR1236 and Yuasa’s NPX-35L. Below is a comparison of their performance.

CSB has always been a frontrunner when it comes to maximum currents. Powersonic and Yuasa batteries provide enough power for many applications, and they have shorter lead times and product availability. Many companies are now considering Powersonic and Yuasa as viable alternatives.

If you're looking for a CSB UPS 12580 or want to explore your options, connect with one of our battery experts. They'll help you find the perfect battery for your needs.







UPS 12580









Nominal Capacity

580W @5min-rate to 9.60V

246W @15-min-rate

216W @15-min-rate

210W @15-min to 10V

Dimensions (L, W, H-Max)

150mm, 54mm, 98mm

151mm, 65mm, 117m

151mm, 65mm, 99mm

151mm, 65mm, 97.5mm

Max Peak Current

130A for 5 sec.

105A for 10 sec.

105A for 5 sec.


Max Constant Current

95.1A for 2 min to 9.6V

24A for 11min to 7.8V

36.7A for 5 min to 9.6V

24A for 6 min to 7.8V

Max Constant Power

908W for 2 min to 9.6V

444W for 5 min to 10.02V

383W for 5 min to 9.6V

66W for 5 min to 10.02V


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Katherine Mack

Katherine Mack has over 38 years of experience in designing and developing custom battery systems for industrial and medical OEMs requiring portable power. For the past 20 years, she has been the Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Rose Electronics, a high technology battery pack assembler. Over the years, Katherine has focused her career particularly on portable cell chemistries, cell vendors and smart battery solutions. She was a member of the IEEE P1625 Working Group for establishing Safety Standards for Mobile Computing and has given several web based battery seminars in conjunction with Texas Instruments. She has presented papers at Microsoft's WinHEC and IQPC's Battery and Fuel Cell Technology Conference, and has published several articles and white papers for Battery Power Products and Technology Magazine, Electronic Component News, and Medical Design & Development Magazine. Katherine holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the Honors College at the University of Oregon.