AMTEX Electronics has added to its 3-step charger range with the introduction of the 2240 and 2240LI series.
Units are available for lead acid batteries as 6V 1.3A, 12V 1A and 24V 0.5A and for 1-4 cell Li-Ion batteries.
The use of Li-Ion batteries is rapidly increasing, as is the demand for chargers.
Li-Ion batteries require special charger characteristics for safe and reliable operation.
The 2240LI model offers current detection as charge termination for a safe charge of 1-4 cell Li-Ion batteries.
The 2240, for use with lead acid batteries, has an automatic short circuit and reverse polarity protection.
The units also have universal ac input at 90-264V ac and an IEC320 mains connector that is interchangeable with worldwide mains cables.
Each model measures 90 x 45 x 32mm and weighs only 115g.
In addition to standard safety approvals Li-Ion batteries are approved for medical use to EN60601.
Custom design units are available on request.