SAFT LS17500 (ER17500) 3.6 Volt A Lithium Battery (3600 mAh)

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  • Voltage: 3.6 Volt
  • Capacity: 3600 mAh
  • Chemistry: Lithium Thionyl Chloride (Li-SOCI2)
  • Brand: Saft
  • Concentric (“bobbin”) electrodes
  • Hermetic glass-to-metal sealing
  • Non-flammable electrolyte
  • UL Approved --- BBCV2.MH30127

Electrical Characteristics

  • Nominal Capacity: 3.6Ah (3600 mAh)
  • Open Circuit Voltage: (at +20C +68F) 3.66 Volt
  • Nominal Voltage: (at 1mA +20C +68F) 3.6 Volt
  • Pulse Capability: Typically up to 120 mA
  • Diameter (max): 17 mm (0.67 in)
  • Height (max): 50.9 mm (2 in)
  • Typical Weight: 21.9 g (0.8 oz)

Key Features

  • High operating voltage, stable during most of the application lifetime
  • Some of the highest nominal capacities on the market today
  • Excellent reliability over extended operating life
  • Operating Temperature Range: -60°C/+85°C (-76°F/+185°F)
  • Low self-discharge rate (less than 1% after 1 year of storage at + 20°C)
  • Excellent resistance to humid environments
  • Low magnetic signature
  • Good resistance to passivation
  • Non-flammable (and non-pressurized at ambient temperature) inorganic (but corrosive) electrolyte
  • Less than 1% capacity loss during storage at ambient temperature before use
  • ½ AA, AA and A cell models non-restricted to transport
  • Up to 25 years of mass production experience
  • Excellent safety records
  • Compliant with IEC 86-4 safety standard and EN 50020 intrinsic safety standard
  • Compliance with the European directive RoHS

Main applications

  • Radio communication and other military applications
  • Alarms and security systems
  • Memory Backup
  • Beacons and emergency location transmitters
  • high tech dive computers
  • GPS
  • Metering systems
  • Bar-code scanners,
  • Night vision equipment
  • Sonobuoys
  • LED lighting applications

️  Warning

  • This battery is not rechargeable. Do not try to recharge.
  • The storage area should be clean, cool (not exceeding +30 Deg C ), dry and ventilated
  • Please discharge the battery few minutes with 100mA,if the battery voltage is lower than your need.
  • Don't use different models of battery in series.
  • Soldering the tab should be finished in few seconds.
  • Do not use if the battery casing was mangled

  • Lithium Thionyl Chloride has the highest energy density of any practical Lithium battery chemistry, three times greater than Alkaline (Zinc Manganese Dioxide) batteries. It also has the widest operating temperature range of -76F to + 185 F. Self discharge is low at less than 1% per annum at +68F, giving an effective shelf life of 10 years

SAFT LS17500 (ER17500) 3.6 VOLT A LITHIUM BATTERY (3600 MAH)

Saft LS17500: Power and Reliability for Diverse Applications


In the realm of power solutions, few options offer the combination of reliability, longevity, and performance quite like the Saft LS17500 lithium battery. With its impressive capacity, robust construction, and wide-ranging applications, the LS17500 stands as a testament to Saft's commitment to excellence.


The Saft LS17500 boasts a voltage of 3.6 volts and a capacity of 3600 mAh, making it suitable for a wide range of applications that demand reliable and long-lasting power. Whether it's powering radio communication devices, GPS systems, or LED lighting applications, the LS17500 delivers consistent voltage and performance, ensuring optimal functionality over extended periods.


Robust Construction and Longevity

Built with concentric ("bobbin") electrodes and hermetic glass-to-metal sealing, the LS17500 is designed to withstand the rigors of challenging environments. Its non-flammable electrolyte and resistance to passivation make it a dependable choice for applications where reliability is paramount. With a typical weight of 21.9 grams and dimensions of 17 mm (0.67 in) in diameter and 50.9 mm (2 in) in height, the LS17500 strikes a balance between power and portability.


Wide Operating Temperature Range

From extreme cold to scorching heat, the LS17500 thrives in a wide range of temperatures, with an operating temperature range of -60°C to +85°C (-76°F to +185°F). This versatility makes it suitable for outdoor use, military applications, and other demanding environments where temperature fluctuations are common.


Versatile Applications

The Saft LS17500 finds its place in a myriad of applications across various industries. From military equipment and security systems to memory backup devices and dive computers, the LS17500 provides the power needed to keep critical systems running smoothly. Its compatibility with radio communication devices, GPS systems, bar-code scanners, and LED lighting applications further underscores its versatility and utility.


Compliance and Safety

Saft prioritizes safety and compliance, and the LS17500 is no exception. With UL approval, compliance with IEC and EN safety standards, and adherence to the European directive RoHS, the LS17500 meets stringent quality and safety requirements. Users can trust in its excellent safety records and performance reliability.


The Saft LS17500 lithium battery stands as a beacon of power and reliability in the world of energy solutions. With its high capacity, voltage stability, robust construction, and wide-ranging applications, the LS17500 is the go-to choice for critical systems across industries. 

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