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3-STEP CHARGER FOR Li-Ion Battery Cells

  • 03 October, 2003 10:23

<p>Sydney, 3rd October 2003 – Amtex Electronics have released another addition to the popular range of 3-step chargers, the 2240 and 2240LI series.</p>
<p>Available as a 6V 1.3A, 12V 1A and 24V 0.5A for Lead Acid batteries or for charging 1-4 cell Li – Ion batteries. The use of Li-Ion batteries is rapidly increasing and so has the demand for chargers. However, the characteristics of Li-Ion batteries do require special characteristics from the charger for safe and reliable operation.</p>
<p>The 2240 LI model has “Current Detection” as charge termination for safe charge of 1-4 cell Li-Ion batteries. The 2240 for use with Lead Acid batteries have automatic short circuit and reverse polarity protection, universal ac input 90-264VAC and an IEC320 mains connector, which is interchangeable with worldwide mains cables.</p>
<p>Both model measure 90 x 45 x 32mm and weigh only 115g. In addition to the standard Safety approvals they also approved for medical use to EN60601.
Key Features include:</p>
<p>3-step charge with current detection
Universal AC input
Custom design units on request
Medical approvals</p>
<p>For more information contact Amtex Electronics on (02) 9809 5022 or visit our website at
<p>About Amtex Electronics</p>
<p>Amtex Electronics was established in 1979, and is headquartered in Sydney. An ISO9002 Standards company, Amtex provides the professional electronics industry with products of high quality, reliable delivery times, technical support and after sales service. Two divisions support the needs of our nationwide customer base.</p>
<p>The Power Supply division handles switch mode power supplies, DC-DC converters, battery chargers, power inverters, and other power conversion products. Hundreds of different models are available from stock, with the majority certified to international and local safety and EMC standards. And if no standard product suits you, we can also design and build custom modified products.</p>
<p>The Displays &amp; Systems division is at the forefront of Flat Panel Display technology, with a range of LCD’s and electroluminescent displays. We also handle industrial single board computers and associated equipment, in kit form or fully assembled systems. Custom made industrial PCs and monitors are another specialty. Please contact us with your next requirement for industrial computers or monitors.</p>

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