SAFT LS17500 (ER17500) 3.6 Volt A Lithium Battery (3600 mAh)



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Lithium Thionyl Chloride
3.6 Volt
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Product Specifications


  • Voltage: 3.6 Volt
  • Capacity: 3600 mAh
  • Chemistry: Lithium Thionyl Chloride (Li-SOCI2)
  • Brand: Saft
  • Concentric (“bobbin”) electrodes
  • Hermetic glass-to-metal sealing
  • Non-flammable electrolyte
  • UL Approved --- BBCV2.MH30127

Electrical Characteristics

  • Nominal Capacity: 3.6Ah (3600 mAh)
  • Open Circuit Voltage: (at +20C +68F) 3.66 Volt
  • Nominal Voltage: (at 1mA +20C +68F) 3.6 Volt
  • Pulse Capability: Typically up to 120 mA
  • Diameter (max): 17 mm (0.67 in)
  • Height (max): 50.9 mm (2 in)
  • Typical Weight: 21.9 g (0.8 oz)

Key Features

  • High operating voltage, stable during most of the application lifetime
  • Some of the highest nominal capacities on the market today
  • Excellent reliability over extended operating life
  • Operating Temperature Range: -60°C/+85°C (-76°F/+185°F)
  • Low self-discharge rate (less than 1% after 1 year of storage at + 20°C)
  • Excellent resistance to humid environments
  • Low magnetic signature
  • Good resistance to passivation
  • Non-flammable (and non-pressurized at ambient temperature) inorganic (but corrosive) electrolyte
  • Less than 1% capacity loss during storage at ambient temperature before use
  • ½ AA, AA and A cell models non-restricted to transport
  • Up to 25 years of mass production experience
  • Excellent safety records
  • Compliant with IEC 86-4 safety standard and EN 50020 intrinsic safety standard
  • Compliance with the European directive RoHS

Main applications

  • Radio communication and other military applications
  • Alarms and security systems
  • Memory Backup
  • Beacons and emergency location transmitters
  • high tech dive computers
  • GPS
  • Metering systems
  • Bar-code scanners,
  • Night vision equipment
  • Sonobuoys
  • LED lighting applications

️  Warning

  • This battery is not rechargeable. Do not try to recharge.
  • The storage area should be clean, cool (not exceeding +30 Deg C ), dry and ventilated
  • Please discharge the battery few minutes with 100mA,if the battery voltage is lower than your need.
  • Don't use different models of battery in series.
  • Soldering the tab should be finished in few seconds.
  • Do not use if the battery casing was mangled

  • Lithium Thionyl Chloride has the highest energy density of any practical Lithium battery chemistry, three times greater than Alkaline (Zinc Manganese Dioxide) batteries. It also has the widest operating temperature range of -76F to + 185 F. Self discharge is low at less than 1% per annum at +68F, giving an effective shelf life of 10 years

SAFT LS17500

Saft LS17500 lithium batteries are a type of high-performance battery that has gained popularity over the years due to their reliability and long-lasting power. With a voltage of 3.6 volts, these batteries are widely used in a variety of applications, from military equipment and aerospace systems to medical devices and industrial automation.

One of the most notable features of the Saft LS17500 battery is its high energy density. This means that it can store a large amount of energy in a relatively small and lightweight package. This makes it an ideal choice for devices that require a long-lasting power source, but also need to be portable and lightweight. The Saft LS17500 battery is also capable of delivering a high amount of current, making it suitable for devices that require a quick burst of power, such as a camera flash or an electric motor.

Another important feature of the Saft LS17500 battery is its long shelf life. Unlike many other types of batteries that lose their charge over time, the Saft LS17500 battery can retain its charge for up to 10 years, making it a reliable choice for applications where the battery may need to sit unused for extended periods of time.

The Saft LS17500 battery is also designed to operate in extreme temperatures, making it suitable for use in harsh environments. It can operate in temperatures ranging from -60°C to +85°C, making it an ideal choice for applications in the aerospace and defense industries, where temperatures can vary widely.

In addition to its high performance and reliability, the Saft LS17500 battery is also environmentally friendly. It is free from heavy metals such as lead and cadmium, and it is also free from harmful chemicals such as mercury and PVC. This makes it an ideal choice for applications where environmental sustainability is a concern.

One of the key applications for the Saft LS17500 battery is in military and aerospace systems. These batteries are used in a wide range of equipment, including communication systems, navigation systems, and guidance systems. The high performance and reliability of the Saft LS17500 battery make it an ideal choice for these critical applications, where failure is not an option.

Another important application for the Saft LS17500 battery is in medical devices. These batteries are used in a variety of devices, including pacemakers, defibrillators, and infusion pumps. The long shelf life and high energy density of the Saft LS17500 battery make it an ideal choice for these critical medical applications, where reliability is paramount.

Overall, the Saft LS17500 lithium battery is a high-performance battery that is well-suited for a wide range of applications. Its high energy density, long shelf life, and ability to operate in extreme temperatures make it an ideal choice for critical applications where reliability is paramount. Whether you need a battery for military equipment, aerospace systems, medical devices, or industrial automation, the Saft LS17500 battery is an excellent choice that is sure to meet your needs.

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