Celestron Lithium (LiFePO4) Powertank

Celestron Lithium (LiFePO4) Powertank
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Model:  cel_pwrtnk_lithium_18771
Part Number:  18771
Brand:  Celestron

Celestron

Celestron 2 Year Warranty

Celestron products include a two year warranty except binoculars and spotting scopes which have limited lifetime warranties.


INCLUDED IN THE BOX

  • Battery Pack
  • Mains Charger
  • Power Cord for Celestron Telescopes
  • Strap for Attaching to Tripod
  • Strap for Hanging

New Lithium Phosphate (LiFePO4) portable power pack from Celestron designed to keep your telescopes, smartphones, tablets, GPS systems, cameras and other USB-powered devices powered and charged. The ideal outdoor portable-charging solution for your electronic gear.

FEATURES

  • Portable power pack for your computerised Celestron telescope using Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) chemistry
  • Smaller, lighter, safer, and easier to maintain than lithium-ion and sealed lead acid designs
  • Up to 2000 charge cycles – four times more than lithium-ion & 7 times more than sealed lead-acid designs.
  • Un-recharged shelf life of up to 10 years – 3 times better than lithium-ion and 10 times better than sealed lead-acid designs
  • Environmentally friendly – Does not use toxic heavy metals
  • 86.4 Wh equivalent to approximately 7.2Ah when running at 12v

The Lithium Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery chemistry has significant advantages over other battery chemistries.

  • The LiFePO4 has an un-recharged shelf life of 10 years compared to 3 years for the Lithium Ion and 6-9 months for a Sealed Lead-Acid battery.
  • The battery performance of the PowerTank Lithium degrades at a much slower pace than other chemistries.
  • The LiFePO4 can be charged and discharged 2000 times compared to only 500 for a Lithium Ion battery and 300 for sealed lead-acid designs.  
  • The batteries will last as long as the telescope you use it with!
  • The LiFePO4 uses phosphates instead of environmentally hazardous elements like cobalt or lead commonly found in other rechargeable batteries.
  • Can withstand higher temperatures than lithium-ion designs and will not be a fire danger if accidentally punctured.

This combined with it’s rugged design make it the perfect outdoor power supply.

Product Specifications

Battery Capacity86.4 Wh
Charging Input16VDC @ 2000mA
Charge Time (from flat)3 hours
Telescope Output12VDC @ 3000mA, Tip positive
USB Charging Port 1 Output5VDC @ 1000mA
USB Charging Port 2 Output5VDC @ 2100mA
Light PanelRed or White with two brightness settings for each color
Weatherproof/DustproofIP-65 rating
Telescope Power Cord6.5 feet (2 meters) with connector for Celestron telescopes
Product Dimensions7.5 tall x 3 diameter
Product Weight2.25 pounds

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Handy
Tuesday, 17 January 2017  | 

A power charge was needed for my Virtuoso mount and it had to be very portable and as environmentally green as possible for a battery. In addition I choose this powertank because it was very compact and light. If I get 2,000 charge cycles then that is less than 0.07GBP every time I use it plus with the advantage it does not need to be recharged after each use. So far it has been outside in 2-3 degrees for about 1.5 hours each time running a mount using slewing and it is still 75% charged. It is kept in a handy location just in case there is a house power cut as it would be very useful with it's red/white lights and two usb ports. If I needed to run dew heaters I would need another power solution.

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