Drypower 12V 7.2Ah Sealed Lead Acid Battery for Backup, Standby and Cyclic Use etc House Alarms, NBN.
STEP BY STEP PROCEDURE TO CHANGE YOUR HOME ALARM BATTERIES
The majority of home alarm batteries are 12 Volt 7 Amp Hour the
batteries are 150mm long 65mm wide and 95mm high, available from
Batteries Direct the batteries will always be the same dimensions
however the Amp Hour rating of the battery may vary between brands this
does not affect the performance of the alarm.
It is a simple procedure to change the battery and can save you many $$$
When the Battery light shows it is time to replace the battery this is usually evey 3-5 years
The usual procedure to change the battery is:
1. Open the panel (the battery is usually located inside)
2. The Tamper alarm will sound
3. Enter your Pin Number this will turn the alarm off
4. Check the battery Part Number, Size, Voltage and Amp Hour rating of the battery
5. Close the Panel Re-Enter your Pin Number to set the Alarm, then in some cases again to put the alarm on standby
When you have purchased your 12 Volt 7 Amp Hour battery repeat 1-3
6. Take care not to pull on the wires when removing the battery
connectors and make sure you replace them on the corresponding terminal
of the new battery
The repeat step 5
CONGATULATIONS YOU HAVE JUST SAVE YOURSELF $50 TO $100.00
NBN Battery Replacement
With the on-going NBN (National Broadband Network) roll out spreading across Australia, the replacement battery market will certainly follow suit.
Customers who opt for the Battery Backup service for their power supply are supplied with a 12V 7.2Ah battery as part of the package. When this battery requires replacing, they are encouraged to download the following document, and told to take it to a battery retailer.
Form here - http://www.nbnco.com.au/content/dam/nbnco/documents/NBN-power-supply-battery-backup-battery-specification.pdf
The specifications released are outlined below:
Battery Type: 12V 7.0-7.2Ah 6cell VRLA Sealed Lead Acid Battery
Dimensions: 150mm (W) x 94mm (H) x 64mm (D)
Terminals: Quick Disconnect F2 - 6.35mm(W) x 0.81mm(T) Faston Tab terminals
These are to be located 8mm from the side edge of the battery casing and 12-24mm from the top edge of the battery casing. Only batteries that have terminals in these exact locations will function.
Batteries such as the Drypower 12SB7.2P-F2 which meets the above specifications to a tee!
Optional equivalents available from our website
F1 - 4.75mm Spade Terminals
F2 - 6.35mm Spade Terminals
Cyclic - Deep cycle applications
Stand By - Stand by applications use for USP, home alarm etc
Multi Use - Can be use for both Deep cycle and Stand by applications