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Which Battery Tester is best for testing Communication Batteries?

This entry was posted on 13/11/2017 02:07:59 PM by Valen

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Which Battery Tester is best for testing Communication Batteries?

Is there a tester I can use while my telecommunication system is still connected and live?

How do I test how long my radio site batteries are going to last?

Technicians from the communications market often ask these questions, and Valen has all the answers for you!

Introducing the RE856 Live Circuit Battery Tester

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The answer to all your questions is clear in the name of our RE856 Live Circuit Battery Tester.

When a complete system shut down is not an option, the RE856 Battery Impedance Tester will test a range of batteries instantaneously and without the need for disconnecting them! This is the ideal tester for small to high voltage battery maintenance inspections, Telecommunications and other Emergency Back-up Applications. It's also especially handy for installations in remote areas!

The highly sophisticated RE856 Live Circuit Battery Tester, will test any battery between 1.5 to 60VDC with capacities up to 1200Ah - this gives you the ability to test each battery cell or a complete string up to 60VDC! The RE856 Battery Impedance Tester will test the following battery technologies:

  • Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) or Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) such as our Valen ENDUROGEL range
  • Alkaline
  • Nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd)
  • Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) such as our Valen Valen ENLiFEN range
  • Nickel Metal Hydride

The RE856 Battery Impedance Tester allows the user to simultaneously measure open-circuit voltage, internal resistance, current and terminal temperature while the battery is still connected and operating. This offers peace of mind to the technician who needs to test quickly, accurately and above all else, safely.

The RE856 includes a data logging function for monitoring battery condition over a set period in real time. A built-in comparator allows the user to store up to 99 sets of various battery types for testing and analysis.


Innovative Features of the RE856 Live Circuit Battery Tester

  • Test conditions without shutting down the battery system
  • Simultaneously measure battery resistance, voltage, current and temperature
  • Auto-hold and auto-data storage
  • Comparator function
  • Rates conditions as Pass, Warning or Fail
  • Memory and Read function
  • Compact and light-weight hand-held tester
  • USB PC interface


RE856 Battery Tester Training

Valen is proud to offer comprehensive support to our clients after sales. We offer Battery Tester Training to your team to ensure they know how to use and maintain your battery tester and battery systems. Training can be conducted at your offices or battery site, so you get a hands-on learning experience with expert guidance. This ensures your team remain up to date with the latest battery technologies, safety and testing.


So, are you ready to receive accurate, hassle-free results with the RE856 Live Circuit Battery Tester at your Communications site?

Get in touch with the Valen team today by calling AU: 1300 734 253 | NZ: 0800 734 253 or click here to contact us!

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