Electronic Design

Analog/Power: High-Discharge-Rate Battery Joins Line Of Lead-Acid Cells

For applications requiring high power for short intervals, the NPX 35-6 valve-regulated, lead-acid (VRLA) battery provides 30% more power than conventional batteries with an equivalent footprint and voltage. The 6-V battery meets critical industry standards, including UL approval, IATA certification, and U.S. Department of Transportation classification. It can be operated in any position without leakage. Multiple termination options are available. Capacity is 35 W/cell at a 15-minute discharge rate to 1.67 Vpc. Prices for the NPX 35-6 battery start at $22 each.

EnerSys Inc., Reserve Power Group

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