SiS Sensoren Instrumente Systeme GmbH


Batteries for SiS Instruments
  Reversing Instruments X Series (RTM 4002 X, RPM 2000 X, 6000 X and 10000 X)
  Reversing Instruments Old Series (RTM 4002, RPM 2000, 6000 and 10000)
  ARGOS Beacons (ASB, SMM 500, 2000 and 6000)
  ARGOS Beacons (ASB X, SMM 500, 2000 and 6000 X) manufactured or upgraded 2011 and later
  Marine Recovery Beacons (ARB 6000, GRB 6000, SLB 6000)
  CTD plus
List of Battery Manufacturers


Batteries for SiS Instruments

Reversing Instruments X Series (RTM 4002 X, RPM 2000 X, 6000 X and 10000 X)

General Specification

ChemistryLithium Thionyl Chloride
Nominal voltage3.6 V
Min. continuous current15 mA
Min. pulse current50 mA
Size (IEC)1/2 R6
Size (ANSI)1/2 AA
Diameter14.2 - 14.7 mm
Height24.2 - 25.2 mm

Recommended and Tested Batteries

ManufacturerTypeRemarks
RS Components, UK & worldwide 596-589Supplied by Saft
Saft, France LS 14250 
Saft, UK LST 14250ex Eternacell T04
Tadiran Batteries GmbH (formerly Sonnenschein Lithium GmbH), Germany SL-750/S 

Not Tested Batteries

ManufacturerTypeRemarks
Able New Energy Co., Ltd, China ER 14250Mnot yet tested by SiS, but should be useble
Able New Energy Co., Ltd, China ER 14250not yet tested by SiS, but should be usable
Dynamis Batterien GmbH, Germany LI-110-Snot yet tested by SiS, but should be usable
Tadiran, Israel TLL-5902/Snot yet tested by SiS, but should be usable
Tadiran, Israel TL-2150/Snot yet tested by SiS, but known as usable
Teckraf Co., Ltd., South Korea Tekcell SB-AA02not yet tested by SiS, but should be useble
Xeno Energy, Korea XL-050Fnot yet tested by SiS, but should be usable
Notes:

Please do not use other batteries. Many LiThio batteries can source only low currents below the specification of the RXM. Especially take care of the exact type number. The Saft type LS 14250C (note the 'C') is not usable.

Reversing Instruments Old Series (RTM 4002, RPM 2000, 6000 and 10000)

General Specification

ChemistryLithium
Nominal voltage3.0 V
Min. continuous current20 mA
Min. pulse current40 mA
SizePhoto (1/3 N)

Recommended Batteries

ManufacturerTypeRemarks
DuracellDL 1/3N 
Energizer2L76 
SanyoCR 1/3N 
VartaCR 1/3N 

ARGOS Beacons (ASB, SMM 500, 2000 and 6000)

General Specification

ChemistryLi-SO2Li-MnO2Li-SOCl2
Nominal voltage2.8 V3.0 V3.6 V
Min. continuous current300 mA
Min. pulse current2000 mA
Size (IEC)R20
Size (ANSI)D

Recommended Batteries

ManufacturerTypeChemistryCapacityRemarks
Friemann & Wolf Batterietechnik GmbH, Germany M 20Li-MnO212.6 Ah 
Saft, France LM 33550Li-MnO213.0 Ah 
Saft, France G26Li-SO27.75 Ah 
Saft, USA LO26SXLi-SO27.75 Ah 
Saft, USA LO26SHXLi-SO27.5 Ah 
Saft, France LSH20Li-SOCl213.0 Ah 
Note:

Batteries from Saft, type LS 33600, and RS Components, no. 596-624, (supplied by Saft) are not usable with beacons manufactured before 2011.

ARGOS Beacons (ASB X, SMM 500, 2000 and 6000 X) manufactured or upgraded 2011 and later

All Argos X beacons include since 2011 a switch mode power supply allowing the usages of nearly all battery types.

General Specification

ChemistryNiMHAlkalineLi-SO2Li-MnO2Li-SOCl2
Nominal voltage1.2 V1.5 V2.8 V3.0 V3.6 V
Min. continuous current20 mA
Min. pulse current100 mA
Size (IEC)R20
Size (ANSI)D

Recommended Batteries

Besides those batteries listed above for Argos beacons without X option, all kind of NiMH accumulators, alkaline cells and low current lithium-thionyl chloride batteries like Saft LS 33600 may be used.

Marine Recovery Beacons (ARB 6000, GRB 6000, SLB 6000)

General Specification

ChemistryNiMHAlkalineLithiumLithium Thionyl Chloride
Nominal voltage1.2 V1.5 V3.0 V3.6 V
Min. continuous current500 mA500 mA500 mA500 mA
Min. pulse current ARB500 mA500 mA500 mA500 mA
Min. pulse current SLB1500 mA1500 mA1500 mA1500 mA
Size (IEC)R20R20R20R20
Size (ANSI)DDDD
Notes:

Lithium-Thionyl-Chloride batteries from Saft, type LS 33600, and RS Components, no. 596-624, (supplied by Saft) are not usable.
If powered by NiMH cells or Alkaline batteries the operation time and and the SLB flash intensity are reduced.

CTD plus

General Specification

ChemistryNiMHAlkalineLithiumLithium Thionyl Chloride
Nominal voltage1.2 V1.5 V3.0 V3.6 V
Min. continuous current500 mA500 mA500 mA500 mA
Min. pulse current2000 mA2000 mA2000 mA2000 mA
Size (IEC)R20R20R20R20
Size (ANSI)DDDD

List of Battery Manufacturers

Able New Energy Co., Ltd, China
AccuPower Austria
AccuPower Germany
AccuPower - USA
Ansmann AG, Germany
Battery Engineering, Inc., U.S.A.
BE-Power GmbH, Germany
Becocell, Germany
Camelion Batterien GmbH, Germany
Diehl & Eagle Picher GmbH, Germany
Duracell, Inc., U.S.A.
Dynamis Batterien GmbH, Germany
Eagle-Picher Industries, Inc., U.S.A.
EEMB, China / Hongkong
Emmerich Batterie AG, Germany; dissolved
Electrochem Commercial Power, U.S.A.
Energizer / Eveready Battery Company, Inc., U.S.A.
Exide Technologies
Friemann & Wolf Batterietechnik GmbH, Germany
FDK Corporation, Japan
GP Batteries International Ltd., Hongkong
Hagen Batterie AG, Germany
EnerSys Hawker
Hawker Eternacell, Inc., U.S.A.; sold to Saft
Hawker Eternacell, Ltd., UK; sold to Saft
Hoppecke Batterien, Germany
JEWO Batterietechnik GmbH, Germany
Kodak Batteries, U.S.A.
Leclanché Lithium
Leclanché SA, Switzerland
Maxell Corporation of America, U.S.A.
Panasonic Batteries
Panasonic Industrial Europe GmbH
Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V., Netherlands
Rayovac Corp., U.S.A.
Renata SA, Switzerland
REVA GmbH, Germany
Saft, France
Sanyo Component Europe GmbH
Seiko Instruments USA Inc.
Seiko Instruments GmbH
Sony Electronics Inc., Europe
Tadiran Batteries GmbH (formerly Sonnenschein Lithium GmbH), Germany
TADIRAN Ltd., Israel
tecxus, Hong Kong
Tekraf Co., Ltd., South Korea
Toshiba Battery Co., Ltd., Japan
Ultralife Batteries, Inc., U.S.A.
Varta AG, Germany
Varta AutomotiveBatteries
Varta Consumer Batteries GmbH & Co. KGaA
Varta Microbattery GmbH
Xeno Energy, Korea.
Yuasa, Inc., U.S.A.

SiS Sensoren Instrumente Systeme GmbH does not supply batteries of other types than used with our instruments. Please follow the links to get information on specific batteries.

Last update: 2014-05-20


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