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Power Tech"UltraStream" ENERGY STORAGE BATTERY:
Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery is the ultimate in weight versus power technology. This is a drop in replacement for your Lead-acid battery, and will require no change to your existing system.  Replaces 9Ah & 12Ah lead acid batteries.

LifePO4 contains no poisonous lead, no acid, and does not create gasses during charge, as traditional Lead-Acid batteries do. Compared to lead-acid, Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries are also extremely light, have much lower self-discharge, do not sulfate, and are environmentally friendly.

"UltraStream" Models have a Battery Management System (BMS). BMS monitors the key operational parameters during charging and discharging such as voltages, currents and internal temperatures.

There are three main objectives common to all Battery Management Systems (BMS) are:

Protect the cells or the battery from damage from overcharging or discharging too low.
Prolong the life of the battery with cell balancing.
Maintain the battery in a safe operating state.

Because of its light weight, safety, excellent thermal stability, long life, good electrochemical properties as well a very high specific energy density, Lithium Phosphate batteries are the best choice to replace lead acid batteries.

Dimensions equal to the standard batteries for direct replacement.

12V 10Ah  Power Tech "Ultra Stream" Lithium Ion Battery (LiFePO4) Energy Storage Battery

Test Document is include with every 10aH Battery

 

 

12V 14Ah Power Tech "Ultra Stream"

Lithium Ion Battery (LiFePO4) Energy

 Storage Battery

Test Document is included with every 14aH Battery

12V LiFePO4 Charger 5A

12V 10Ah
Voltage:  12V
Capacity: 10Ah
Chemistry: LiFePO
Weight: 2.8lbs (1.3kg)
Dimensions: 5.9"(L) x 2.6"(W) x 3.7"(H), [151mm(L) x 65mm(W) x95mm(H)
Life Cycles: 2,000 @ 80% DOD
BMS   YES (Internal)
Max Charge Voltage: 14.6V
Discharge Cut-off Voltage: 10V
Max Charge Current: 9A
Max Discharge Current: 15A
Operating Temperature: -22F to +140F, (-30C to +60C)
12V 14Ah
Voltage:  12V
Capacity: 14Ah
Chemistry: LiFePO
Weight: 3.7lbs (1.7g)
Dimensions:
5.9"(L) x 3.9"(W) x 3.7"(H), [151mm(L) x 98mm(W) x95mm(H)]
Life Cycles: 2,000 @ 80% DOD
BMS   YES (Internal)
Max Charge Voltage: 14.6V
Discharge Cut-off Voltage: 10V
Max Charge Current: 9A
Max Discharge Current: 15A
Operating Temperature: -22F to +140F, (-30C to +60C)
This charger is constant current, constant voltage (CCCV) "Smart" chargers for 12V LiFePO4  batteries. "Smart" chargers stop charging once 14.6V is reached.   They start charging with the full amperage 5A as the amperage goes down  to 0 the Voltage goes to about 14.6 volts and the charging stops.

Max Charge Voltage: 14.6V
Max Charge Current: 5A
AC Input: 110V-240V 50/60Hz 50VA
Dimensions: 5.2"(L) x 2.2"(W) x 1.2"(H), [133mm(L) x 55mm(W) x 30mm(H)]
Weight: 7.6oz, [216g ]

LED : Red Power On
           Red Charging
             Green Charged

Can be left on battery and will restart with low voltage signal from battery.

LiFePO4 Battery Maintenance

  • Only use LiFePO4 battery chargers, fully charge the battery for the first time.

  • The battery reaches its max capacity after fully charged and discharged 3 to 5 times.

  • Turn charger or power on before connecting charger to the battery.

  • To prolong battery life cycle and soon after discharge to a low level charge battery.  Leaving a battery in a deficient state may affect battery life.

  • If a battery will not be used for a long time, keep it at 1/2 capacity and charge every two months for 1 hour.

  • Avoid shorting the positive and negative output terminals of the battery.

  • Batteries can be used in parallel, but not in series. The voltage of batteries must be tested before used in parallel.  Ensure voltage is within +/- 0.1V.

  • Store batteries at a temperature of 5C to 40C. in a clean dry enviroment.

Part Number Description Price
LFP12V10AH 12V 10Ah "Ultra Stream" Lithium Ion Battery (LiFePO4) Energy Storage Battery 5.9"(L) x 2.6"(W) x 3.7"(H) [151mm(L) x 65mm(W) x95mm(H)]

Test Do

  In Stock
LFP12V14AH 12V 14Ah "UltraEnergy" Lithium Ion Battery (LiFePO4) Energy Storage Battery 5.9"(L) x 3.9"(W) x 3.7"(H)
 [151mm(L) x 98mm(W) x95mm(H)]
    In Stock  
2000062 12V LiFePO Smart Charger 5 Amp Alligator Clips In Stock
2000062G 12V LiFePO Smart Charger 2 Amp Alligator Clips In Stock
2000063 Battery Harness, 2 Anderson PowerPole Connectors, Fuse Holder, Fuse 10 Amp Faston .25" connectors, 16 AWG Wire  (2 Anderson PowerPole one for the glider input and one for the harness.)
2000065 12v 5 Amp LiFePO Charger  Anderson PowerPole & Allegator Clips
2000065G 12v 2 Amp LiFePO Charger  Anderson PowerPole & Allegator Clips
2000067 15 Amp Permanently Bonded Red/Black Anderson PowerPoles 16-18 gage wire
2000068 30 Amp Permanently Bonded Red/Black Anderson PowerPoles  12-14 gage wire

Tested with an Electrofly Triton 2  EQ charger with a discharge cycle
  • Discharge cycle 1 amp to 10.8 volts
  • Lead acid Powersonic 12v 9Ah used for 1 flying season
  • LiFePO UltraEnergy 12v 9Ah used for 1 flying season
  • Weight of the LiFePO  2.8 lbs
  • Weight of the Lead Acid 6 lbs

Advantages LiFePO:

  • If you drop it on your foot it hurts less
  • Maintains High voltage for much longer time

Disadvantages LiFePO:

  • You don't get much warning when it does drop off expect all to quit.
  • This happend to me at Nephi on downwind  after  8.5  hours in the air.  Just switched to the back battery and all came back up.  I was running  a PowerFlarm-V7- Ultimate Le on this battery.

 

 Battery Harness/Chargers  with Anderson PowerPole Products

LiFePO Battery with Anderson PowerPole 15 Amp Harness
  • 16 AWG Wire
  • Fuse Holder
  • 10 Amp Fuse
  • Faston Connectors
  • 15 Amp Permanently Bonded Red/Black Anderson Powerpoles

     

Anderson PowerPole General Assy Instructions

Crimp VS Solder

Battery Harness, 2 Anderson PowerPole Connectors, Fuse Holder, Fuse 10 Amp Faston .25" connectors, 16 AWG Wire  (1 Anderson PowerPole for the glider input and the harness.)

5 Amp LiFePO Charger  Anderson PowerPole

 5 Amp LiFePO Charger Anderson PowerPole

2000063 Battery Harness, 2 Anderson PowerPole Connectors, Fuse Holder, Fuse 10 Amp Faston .25" connectors, 16 AWG Wire  (2 Anderson PowerPole one for the glider input and one for the harness.)

2000062 5 Amp LiFePO Charger  Allegator Clips

2000065 12v 5 Amp LiFePO Charger  Anderson PowerPole & Allegator Clips

 

Battery Set UP Recommedations:
  • Set up you battery with Jones Sockets
  • 10 amp Blade fuse and holder
  • Solder leads to battery terminals
  • Hot Glue over terminals to insulate from shorts
  • Sticker on the battery with in service date
  • Use Jones Plugs in the glider and on the charger
2000027  Blade Type Fuse Holder/w  one 10 amp Fuse
2000028  Blade 10 Amp Fuses

 

 
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