Celltron Advantage

Celltron Advantage

The CELLTRON™ Advantage is a fast, user-friendly, premium handheld tester for measuring battery conductance, voltage, temperature and strap resistance for a complete battery state-of-health analysis.

A COMPREHENSIVE BATTERY ANALYSIS TOOL

With this lightweight handheld tester, users can quickly conduct a full battery performance assessment that can be downloaded via an integrated USB port and transferred to a central battery data management system for proactive maintenance planning and compliance reporting.

KEY ADVANTAGES

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ACCURATE CONDUCTANCE TESTING

The conductance-based diagnostics provided by the CELLTRON™ Advantage delivers a highly accurate and reliable predictor of the battery’s end of life.

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HIGHLY CAPABLE

Conduct a variety of battery testing types, configure the tester to your specifications, and manage and transfer data using the LCD screen and touch pad. 

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SUPERIOR HARDWARE

Integrated IR temperature measurement, a USB communication port, interchangeable light-up probe and clamp testing interfaces, and a rechargeable on-board battery pack.

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50% FASTER TESTING TIMES

Testing is carried out in a matter of seconds simply by connecting the two test leads (either by clamp or probe) to the battery’s positive and negative posts.

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HIGHLY CAPABLE

All CELLTRON™ Advantage battery testers come fully-loaded with standard applications and tools for quick testing, tester customization, and easy data management.

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BATTERY TEST

Standard, conductance-based battery testing.

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DATA MANAGER

Upload, download, and delete testing data.

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BATTERY MANAGER

Select from a library of pre-loaded battery manufacturers and types.

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REPORTS

Generate reports for individual battery string results.

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THRESHOLDS

Set tester thresholds for voltage, conductance, and temperature.

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QUICK TEST

Start a test on a single cell or monoblock without setting up a site.

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FAVORITE SETUP

Set up favorites for quick access.

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AUTOSTART

Set the tester to activate a test process on contact.

ENHANCED CAPABILITIES

Users can customize testers with these enhanced add-on software modules to match the specific needs of their program.

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SITE TRENDING

Effective trend analysis including test comparisons in one screen.

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CAPACITY MANAGER

Record cell voltages on a timed interval during a capacity load test.

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GEN START

Test the state of health of generator starting batteries.

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DIGITAL MULTIMETER

Accurately measure a battery’s DC or AC voltage.

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SUPERIOR HARDWARE

Integrated IR temperature measurement, a USB communication port, interchangeable light-up probe and clamp testing interfaces, and a rechargeable on-board battery pack with six to eight hours of service life per charge make the CELLTRON™ Advantage one of the most robust testers available.

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PROBES & CLAMPS

Both designed with an internal LED to light those hard to see battery posts in dark places. Piranha clamps feature a 2” opening to attach to large battery terminals while the 6” probes include a rotating head and replaceable ½” tips for instant contact.

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QUICK CONNECT

The CELLTRON™ Advantage’s interchangeable “Y” cable incorporates a quick connect/disconnect radio frequency BNC connector for easy changing between probes and piranha clamps.

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LONG-LASTING BATTERY

An on-board battery pack holds a nominal capacity of 2280 mAh of standard charge for a full day of testing with 6-8 hours of service life per charge. The battery pack can be recharged directly through the tester or with a desktop charger.

ACCESS YOUR TESTING DATA

Integrated USB and USB 2.0 ports facilitate data transfer and storage using these accessories.

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USB CABLE

Directly connect the CELLTRON Advantage to a PC.

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USB FLASH DRIVE

Export test data from the tester on to the USB drive or import tester configuration from the USB drive to the tester.

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PORTABLE THERMAL PRINTER

Print reporting data on the spot with the rechargeable, battery powered thermal printer.

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CHOOSE YOUR KIT

Three available kit options allow you to choose the tester, applications, software, and accessories that best fit the needs of your operation. 

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COMPLETE KIT

  • CELLTRON™ Advantage battery tester
  • Standard mode testing
  • Probe, clamp, and cable set
  • USB drive for Excel data transfer
  • Battery pack (2)
  • Backpack
  • Multimeter module
  • Generator start module
  • In-unit trending
  • Discharge monitor
  • USB cable
  • CELLTRAQ™ EXPRESS battery asset management software
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ENHANCED KIT

  • CELLTRON™ Advantage battery tester
  • Standard mode testing
  • Probe and cable set
  • USB drive for Excel data transfer
  • Battery pack (2)
  • Backpack
  • Multimeter module
  • Generator start module
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BASE KIT

  • CELLTRON™ Advantage Battery Tester
  • Standard mode testing
  • Probe and cable set
  • USB drive for Excel data transfer
  • Battery pack (1)
  • Backpack
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BATTERY MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

CELLTRAQ™ Enterprise (server-based) and CELLTRAQ™ Express (PC-based) interface via the CELLTRON™ Advantage’s USB port for the storage, analysis, and reporting of battery testing data.

CONFIGURATION

Allows the configuration of test data reference values and threshold values to flag poor test results.

OUTPUT

Test results can be outputted in a PDF table and graph format for easy analysis.

CUSTOMIZE

Reports can be customized to include company logo and site information.


 

ONCE THE PRODUCT SHIPS, WE'RE JUST GETTING STARTED

 

The Franklin Electric Grid Solution Technical and Field Support Teams are here to assist with training, installation, and support. Our Field team will come to your site for training or installation supervision and our Support Center staff is available to assist with troubleshooting, warranty processing, and software installation support.

Components & Dimensions

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1. LCD display

2. Tester body

3. Glove-compatible key pad

4. Port access door

5. USB port (data storage/transfer)

6. USB 2.0 (PC connection)

7. On-board re-charging port

8. Probe/clamp cable port

9. Temperature sensor

10. Infrared printer LED

11. Rechargeable battery pack

12. Side vent

13. Rear vent

14. Rubber handle grip

15. Probe testing interface

16. Clamp testing interface

17. Integrated light

18. Interchangeable cable port

Specifications

Test Data Storage

  • 50 string locations of 240 test results
  • Stored internally
  • Unlimited transfer to USB drive

 

User Programmable Functions

  • Preset values for over 250 battery types
  • Low voltage alarm setting
  • Low conductance warning
  • Low conductance failure
  • Test mode (pushbutton/auto start)

 

Cable Options

  • Dual contact clamps
  • Dual contact probes
  • Custom cables by quotation

 

Power Requirements

  • 7.2V, 2300mAh, NiMH
  • Internal swappable battery & charger

 

LCD Display

  • 2.97 in x 2.81 in (75.4 mm x 71.3mm)
  • 128 x 128 pixels
  • 40 degree viewing angle
  • LED backlight

Keypad

  • Alpha-numeric
  • Stainless-steel dome
  • Polycarbonate overlay
  • 1,000,000 actuations

 

Data Transfer

  • USB Flash Drive (Type A)
  • USB PC Interface (Type B)
  • Infra-red
  • Half-duplex IrDA protocol for optional printer

 

Environmental Operating Range

  • 0 to +104°F (0 to +40°C)
  • 95% relative humidity
  • Non-condensing

 

Over Voltage Protection

  • Auto-reset disconnect
  • Reverse polarity protected

 

Housing Material

  • Acid-resistant ABS plastic
  • Santoprene™ overmold
Voltage Range 0.8 - 20.0 Volts DC
Conductance Range 100 - 19,990 Siemens
Accuracy +/-2% across test range, voltage & conductance
Voltmeter Resolution 5mV
Storage Temperature -4 to 180°F (-20 to 82°C)
Tester Dimensions 11in x 4in x 3in
(279mm x 105mm x 80mm)
Tester Weight 2.6 lb (1 Kg)

 

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COMPLETE KIT - CELTRON ADVANTAGE BATTERY TESTER

Model Description
CAD-5500 KIT CELLTRON Advantage complete battery testing kit

Included in the Kit

  • CELLTRON Advantage battery tester
  • Standard mode testing
  • Probe, clamp, and cable set
  • USB drive for Excel data transfer
  • Battery pack (2)
  • Backpack
  • Multimeter module
  • Generator start module
  • In-unit trending
  • Discharge monitor
  • Probes, clamps, and cable
  • USB cable
  • CELLTRAQ EXPRESS
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ENHANCED KIT - CELTRON ADVANTAGE BATTERY TESTER

Model Description
CAD-5200 KIT CELLTRON Advantage complete battery testing kit

Included in the Kit

  • CELLTRON Advantage battery tester
  • Standard mode testing
  • Probe, clamp, and cable set
  • USB drive for Excel data transfer
  • Battery pack (2)
  • Backpack
  • Multimeter module
  • Generator start module
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BASE KIT - CELTRON ADVANTAGE BATTERY TESTER

Model Description
CAD-5000 KIT CELLTRON Advantage complete battery testing kit

Included in the Kit

  • CELLTRON Advantage battery tester
  • Standard mode testing
  • Probe, clamp, and cable set
  • USB drive for Excel data transfer
  • Battery pack (2)
  • Backpack

FIELD UPGRADE SOFTWARE MODULES

CELLTRON Advantage battery testers can be customized in the field with additional software modules. Contact Customer Service to receive a key code that unlocks the modules on the tester.

CAPACITY MANAGER

Capacity Manager allows a user to capture each battery voltage on a string of batteries during a discharge event. Manage time and capture voltage at prescribed intervals. Compile a full discharge chart in CSV format.

Model Description
CAD005 CELLTRON Advantage capacity manager field upgrade software module

 

SITE TRENDING

Integrated Site Trending allows the user to trend captured battery data. Simply select the desired battery then view the conductance or voltage trend of up to 6 test data points.

Model Description
CAD004 CELLTRON Advantage site trending field upgrade software module

 

GENERATOR START

The Generator Starts Module allows the user to test a single 12V cranking battery. Simply select the specified rating unit and battery rating then perform the test to determine the health of the battery. An NFPA 110 Battery Maintenance Solution.

Model Description
CAD002 CELLTRON Advantage generator start field upgrade software module

 

DIGITAL MULTIMETER

The Digital Multimeter (DMM) allows the user to probe a battery’s DC or AC voltage at an accuracy of +/- 5 millivolts, up to 23 volts.

Model Description
CAD001 CELLTRON Advantage digital multimeter field upgrade software module

BATTERY ASSET MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

CELLTRAQ™ Express

Model Description
CT-EXPRESS CELLTRAQ Express reporting software for for CELLTRON Advantage and CELLTRON Ultra.
  • Utilizes a CELLTRON™ Advantage .CSV file to create a pdf report and CELLTRON™ Ultra .CSV file
  • Allows the configuration of test data reference values and threshold values to denote poor test results
  • Outputs the test results in a table and graph format for easy analysis
  • Reports can be customized to include company logo and site information

ACCESSORIES & REPLACEMENT PARTS

RED LIGHTED PROBE

Model Description
CA093R Red 6” lighted probe
  • 6” probe with rotating head and ½” tip for instant contact
  • Designed with an internal LED to light those hard to see battery posts in dark places
  • Incorporates a quick connect/disconnect radio frequency BNC connector for easy removal.
  • Replaceable gold-plated over Duralloy® dual probe tips

BLACK LIGHTED PROBE

Model Description
CA093B Black 6” lighted probe
  • 6” probe with rotating head and ½” tip for instant contact
  • Designed with an internal LED to light those hard to see battery posts in dark places
  • Incorporates a quick connect/disconnect radio frequency BNC connector for easy removal.
  • Replaceable gold-plated over Duralloy® dual probe tips

RED & BLACK LIGHTED PROBE

Model Description
CA093 (1) red and (1) black 6” lighted probe
  • 6” probe with rotating head and ½” tip for instant contact
  • Designed with an internal LED to light those hard to see battery posts in dark places
  • Incorporates a quick connect/disconnect radio frequency BNC connector for easy removal.
  • Replaceable gold-plated over Duralloy® dual probe tips

REPLACEMENT PROBE TIPS

Model Description
CA069 Replacement probe tips (4 probe tips, 2 probe caps)
CA031 Replacement probe waffle tips (4 probe tips)
  • Replaceable gold-plated over Duralloy® dual probe tips

RED LIGHTED PIRAHNA CLAMP

Model Description
CA092R Red 6.5” piranha lighted clamp
  • 2” opening to attach to large battery terminals
  • Designed with an internal LED to light those hard to see battery posts in dark places
  • Incorporates a quick connect/disconnect radio frequency BNC connector for easy removal

BLACK LIGHTED PIRAHNA CLAMP

Model Description
CA092B Black 6.5” piranha lighted clamp
  • 2” opening to attach to large battery terminals
  • Designed with an internal LED to light those hard to see battery posts in dark places
  • Incorporates a quick connect/disconnect radio frequency BNC connector for easy removal

RED & BLACK LIGHTED PIRAHNA CLAMPS

Model Description
CA092 (1) red and (1) black 6.5” piranha lighted clamps
  • 2” opening to attach to large battery terminals
  • Designed with an internal LED to light those hard to see battery posts in dark places
  • Incorporates a quick connect/disconnect radio frequency BNC connector for easy removal

INTERCHANGEABLE CABLES

Model Description
CA026 4’ interchangeable CELLTRON Advantage cable
  • Flex strain relief and spread of 24” with “Y” junction
  • Incorporates a quick connect/disconnect radio frequency BNC connector
    for easy probe or clamp removal
  • Compatible with CA092 clamps and CA093 probes

30" PROBE EXTENDERS

Model Description
CA034 30” probe extenders
  • Soft rubber handles
  • Utilized in hard-to-reach areas such as UPS cabinets
  • Weight: 2 lbs

RECHARGEABLE BATTERY PACK

Model Description
CA090 CELLTRON Advantage 7.2V NiMH rechargeable battery pack

DESKTOP RAPID CHARGER

Model Description
CA096 CELLTRON Advantage desktop rapid battery charger
  • For use with the CELLTRON Advantage battery pack CA090 with rated voltage of 7.2VDC
  • Rapid charge to 80% of rated voltage in 1 to 2.5 hours, trickle charge the remaining voltage
  • Automatically end charging with negative delta voltage greater than 50mVDC
  • AC power adapter included with an input of 120-240VAC 50-60HZ and output of 12VDC 2.5Amp

UNIVERSAL IN-UNIT BATTERY CHARGER

Model Description
CA091 CELLTRON Advantage universal in-unit battery charger
  • Input: 100-240V 60Hz/50Hz 14W
  • Output: 7.2V, 700mA 5.04VA

39" USB A/B CABLE

Model Description
CA049 CELLTRON Advantage 39” USB A/B cable
  • For USB 2.0 communication between a PC and the CELLTRON Advantage

4GB USB FLASH DRIVE

Model Description
CA089 4GB USB 2.0 drive for use with CELLTRON Advantage
  • Export test data from the tester on to the USB drive or import tester
    configuration from the USB drive to the tester

THERMAL IR / RS232 PRINTER

Model Description
CA087 Thermal IR / RS232 printer for use with CELLTRON Advantage
  • Power adapter and 4 NMH rechargable AA batteries included
  • Weight: 1 lb
  • Dimensions: 2.25"H X 75"L X 3.25"W

PRINTER POWER ADAPTER / CHARGER

Model Description
A090 Power adapter / charger for CA087 thermal IR / RS232 printer

THERMAL PRINTER PAPER

Model Description
A095 6 pack thermal printer paper rolls

DIGITAL AMP CLAMP/METER

Model Description
C040 Ampere Clamp
  • 40A DC/AC range
  • .90" (23mm) diameter jaw
  • One touch zero button
  • 400V DC/AC range
  • Requires 2 AA batteries
  • 600V overload protection for Ohm measurement
  • Weight: 1.5 lbs
  • Dimensions 10"L X 2"H X 4"W

CUSTOM BACKPACK

Model Description
CA100 Celltron-Branded Ballistic Nylon Backpack
  • Customized inserts fitted for the Celltron Advantage and Ultra handheld testers as well as accessories
  • Backpack only, tester and accessories sold separately