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NEWS | Feb. 24, 2022

Batteries: New ABC Now Available

Advanced Battery Charger
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Heads up! You can now order the latest generation battery charger. That’s the ABC. 

The Advanced Battery Charger (ABC), NSN 6130-01-660-3696, is a lightweight, rugged, portable battery-charging solution that provides state-of-the-art performance. It minimizes the time required to charge a wide range of common military batteries. This universal charger can also charge up to 16 batteries at the same time.

Through a variety of adapters, including the legacy Soldier portable charger (SPC) adapters, you can customize the ABC for specific charging requirements.

The charger’s LCD display allows access to battery data to enable effective management of battery inventories. It has an upgrade port for future battery compatibilities and a removable lid for minimizing the required footprint.

The ABC is backwards-compatible with the majority of legacy PP-8498/U, SPC adapters.

Be aware that...
 
Adapter BTA-70100-1, NSN 6130-01-667-1471, must be ordered separately in order to charge the following batteries:
  • BB-2590,
  • BB-390 and
  • BB-2557.
Adapter BTA-70100-2, NSN 6130-01-667-1500, must be ordered separately in order to charge these batteries:
  • AN/PRC-148 radio battery,
  • AN/PRC-152 radio battery,
  • D Size NiMH batteries and
  • AA Size NiMH batteries.
Note: The ABC isn’t a replacement for the SPC, NSN 6130-01495-2839, nor does the SPC have obsolescence issues.

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