Press Release Summary:
BL600 Lithium Ion stand-alone battery charger is designed for portable electronic devices. Set in desktop configuration for charging 2, 3, or 4 cells at once, BL600 helps prevent battery and device damage with inrush limiting and short-circuit protection. LED indicators help users determine charging status. Constructed in black, impact-resistant polycarbonate case, unit measures 4.22 x 2.60 x 1.51 in. and has 90 to 264 Vac universal input.
Original Press Release:
Ault Incorporated Announces Bl600 Lithium Ion Universal Input Battery Charger
Provides multi-cell charging capability for portable electronic devices
MINNEAPOLIS - June 17, 2002 - Ault Incorporated, a leading North American manufacturer of external power conversion products (Nasdaq:AULT), today announced its BL600 Lithium Ion stand-alone battery charger designed for portable electronic devices.
The new charger offers users an easy-to-use, safe charging system for digital cameras, PDAs, portable CD/DVD players and cellular phones, as well as for electronic devices for the medical, scanning and instrumentation markets. Set in a desktop configuration for charging two, three or four cells at once, the BL600 helps prevent battery and device damage with its inrush limiting and short-circuit protection features. Further, LED indicators help users determine charging status.
"Advanced lithium ion batteries are increasingly being used to power sensitive electronic devices," said Greg Harris, Ault's vice president business development. "It's imperative that these batteries are charged in a way that limits the possibility of damage to the battery itself or the electronic device in which it's housed. Ault's BL600 gives users the peace of mind that they won't over-charge their batteries and allows them to easily check charging status." The charger fills a market need for a small, stand-alone charger with a universal input for small electronics and carries the UL, TUV and CE safety approvals. Constructed in a black, impact-resistant polycarbonate case measuring 4.22 (L) X 2.60 (W) X 1.51 (H) in., the lightweight unit has a 90-264VAC universal input. Ault is the largest independent manufacturer of power conversion products based in North America. The company is the leading supplier to OEMs in the datacom/telecom convergence market, which includes DSL and cable modems, wireline and wireless communications equipment, medical equipment and networking hardware. For more information, contact Ault Inc., 7105 Northland Terrace, Minneapolis, Minn., 55428. Tel: 763.592.1900. Fax: 763.592.1911. Email: email@example.com. Web: www.aultinc.com.