Compatible with Celestron, Skywatcher and iOptron mounts!
The new Lithium Phosphate (LiFePO4) portable power pack from Celestron keeps your telescopes, mounts smartphones, tablets, GPS, cameras and other USB-powered devices powered and charged. The ideal outdoor portable-charging solution for all electronic gear.
Lithium Powertank Features:
Portable power pack for your computerised GOTO telescope using Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) chemistry.
Plug fits Celestron, Skywatcher, iOptron and most other mounts too!
Smaller, lighter, safer, and easier to maintain than lithium-ion and sealed lead acid designs.
Up to 2000 charge cycles - 4x times more than lithium-ion & 7x more than sealed lead-acid designs.
Un-recharged shelf life of up to 10 years - 3x better than lithium-ion and 10 times better than sealed lead-acid designs.
Environmentally friendly - Does not use toxic heavy metals.
86.4 Wh equivalent to approximately 7.2Ah when running at 12v.
The Lithium Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery chemistry has significant advantages over other battery chemistries:
Battery performance of the PowerTank Lithium degrades at a much slower pace than other chemistries.
LiFePO4 has an un-recharged shelf life of 10 years compared to 3 years for the Lithium Ion and 6-9 months for a Sealed Lead-Acid battery.
LiFePO4 can be charged and discharged 2000 times compared to only 500 for a Lithium Ion battery and 300 for sealed lead-acid designs.
LiFePO4 uses phosphates instead of environmentally hazardous elements like cobalt or lead commonly found in other rechargeable batteries.
Can withstand higher temperatures than lithium-ion designs and will not be a fire danger if accidentally punctured.
This combined with it’s rugged design make it the perfect outdoor power supply.
Celestron Lithium (LiFePO4) Powertank Specifications
|Battery Capacity||86.4 Wh|
|Charging Input||16VDC @ 2000mA|
|Charge Time(from flat)||3 hours|
|Telescope Output||12VDC @ 3000mA, Tip positive|
|USB Charging Port 1 Output||5VDC @ 1000mA|
|USB Charging Port 2 Output||5VDC @ 2100mA|
|Light Panel||Red or White with two brightness settings for each color|
|Telescope Power Cord||6.5 feet (2 meters) with connector for Celestron telescopes|
|Product Dimensions||7.5” tall x 3” diameter|
|Product Weight||2.25 pounds|