New approvals for Concorde Battery

Concorde Battery has approved the BC-8000 (Battery Charger and Capacity Tester), BC-9000 (25 Amp Battery Charger) and BatteryMINDer 12V and 24V versions for use on all RG Series Batteries.

The new BC-8000 (Concorde P/N 4168) was designed to provide a cost-effective battery charger and capacity tester for 12 and 24 Volt batteries in one light weight unit, company officials expalin. The step by step digital display is easy to program for “Set It and Forget It” use.

The BC-8000 provides an adjustable constant current load in 0.1A increments from 0.5A to 15A and 1.0A increments from 15A to 55A for discharge purposes. Additionally, the unit is a 25A charger capable of constant voltage and constant current charging for use on lead acid and nickel-cadmium batteries. The unit includes over temperature protection, an audio warning when capacity test is complete and an option for printable reports.

The new BC-9000 (Concorde P/N 4169) is a portable lightweight 25A charger designed to provide an economical and accurate means of charging lead acid and nickel-cadmium aircraft batteries. Complete with a universal AC power input and LCD display this easy to use charger has been tested and approved as a safe charging option for Concorde batteries.

Concorde Battery Corporation worked closely with VDC, the makers of the BatteryMINDer to develop the new 12248-AA-S5 (12 Volt) and 24041-AA-S5 (24 Volt) BatteryMINDer maintainers with optimal charge voltage for RG Series batteries. Concorde conducted extensive testing to determine the optimal voltage requirements for maintaining RG batteries in order to provide customers with extended life and optimal performance, company officials said.

Concorde designs and manufactures more than 90 models of Original Equipment and direct replacement batteries for fixed wing and rotary aircraft and has a reputation for designing application specific solutions. Concorde batteries are installed as Original Equipment by the majority of aircraft manufacturers and adopted by military aircraft operators worldwide.

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