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New 9555 High Capacity Battery with 6.5 Hours Talk Time

Iridium have just announced the release of the new 9555 high capacity battery available with immediate effect. This new battery provides customers with up to 6.5 hours talk time and up to 43 hours of standby time in full network coverage. This battery is integrated with the design of the 9555 satellite telephone, is low profile and easy to install and remove.

The 9555 standard capacity battery will continue to ship with the Iridium 9555 phone kit and be available as an accessory. The 9555 high capacity battery is designed to be sold as an add-on purchase.

This new battery will allow customers to keep their satellite phones on longer to make additional phone calls, use data services for longer or extend time between recharges. The 9555 high capacity battery will work properly with all firmware versions but in order for the battery icon on the phone to display to provide an accurate representation of the charge level, phone firmware HT11001 or newer is required.

The specifications for the 9555 high capacity battery are:
  • Capacity: 3760mAh
  • Voltage 3.7V
  • Talk time: up to 6.5 hours in full network coverage
  • Standby time: up to 43 hours in full network coverage
  • Charge time: 4 hours
  • Weight: 92 grams
  • Operating Temperature; charging 0C - 40C / discharging 20C - 60C
  • Tested CE compliant
  • RoHS compliant
  • Tested UNDOT compliant
  • Country of Origin: China

Should you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

 
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