A SELECTION OF BATTERIES & CHARGERS.
 
PLEASE NOTE.  THE MAINS POWER SUPPLIES ARE ONLY SUITABLE FOR USE IN AUSTRALIA.
It is not possible to post batteries overseas from Australia.

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Model Price Image Description
HYBRID NiMh-ALKALINE LOOSE CELL RE-CHARGEABLE BATTERIES
See below for suitable battery holders.
LSD-AAA
$ 33
Pack of 4 x fully charged AAA ENELOOP
LSD hybrid batteries.
Ideal if you plan on using AAA size battery holders.
Please use only with locos up to 1 amp current drain.
LSD-AA
$27 (L) Pack of 4 x fully charged AAA ENELOOP
LSD hybrid batteries.
Ideal if you plan on using AA size battery holders.
Please use only with locos up to 1 amp current drain.
ALKALINE LOOSE CELL NON RE-CHARGEABLE BATTERIES
See below for suitable battery holders.
SB2413
$  4 LOW COST QUALITY
1.5 volt AAA Alkaline batteries pack of 4.
S4955B
$  4 LOW COST QUALITY
1.5 volt AA Alkaline batteries pack of 4.
Li-Ion BATTERIES
Now that we can obtain Li-Ion batteries with low voltage cut off pcb's, RCS is proud to offer a selection of
4 x cell (4s - 14.8 volts) capacities & configurations.
CONTACT RCS FOR OTHER CONFIGURATIONS AND CAPACITIES.
"AA" size cells.
Li-850-B4
A$119 DETAILS 850 mah Brick.
Li-850-F4
A$119 DETAILS 850 mah Flat-4.
Li-850-T4
A$119 DETAILS 850 mah Twin Stick.
18500 size cells. (Shorter version of 18650 size cells).
Notes on L1-1700 series pricing.  The suppliers charge more than the Li-2600 series.
Li-1700-B4
A$149 DETAILS 1700 mah Brick.
Li-1700-F4
A$149 DETAILS 1700 mah Flat-4.
Li-1700-T4
A$149 1700 mah Twin Stick.
CLIMAX
A$159 Special 1700 mah 2 x part pack.
For the Bachmann Fn3 Climax.
Forum article on how to use it.
18650 size cells. Standard Li-Ion cell.
Li-2600-B4
A$139 2600 mah Brick.
Li-2600-F4
A$139 2600 mah Flat-4.
Li-2600-T4
A$139 2600 mah Twin Stick.
Li-2600-T5
A$179

2600 mah 4 x Twin Stick + 1 in valley.
5 x cell (5s) 18.5 volts.
Ideal for USAT & ARISTO 6 axle locos.

The above packs are now available with 3,400 mah 18650 cells
Li-3400-B4
A$179 3400 mah Brick.
Li-3400-F4
A$179 3400 mah Flat-4.
Li-3400-T4
A$179 3400 mah Twin Stick.
Li-3400-T5
A$219 3400 mah 4 x Twin Stick + 1 in valley.
5 x cell (5s) 18.5 volts.
Ideal for USAT & ARISTO 6 axle locos.

CHARGERS
THE FOLLOWING CHARGERS ARE SUPPLIED WITH A 2.5 mm DC PLUG THAT FITS THE 2.5 mm JACK USED IN RCS INSTALLATION KITS.
SEE BELOW FOR OTHER CONNECTORS.

The Chargers require 2a or 5a 12 volt DC supply.
 # OBS-4
A$49 BASIC 3-4 cell Li-Ion Charger with
a 2 way cable plug. 
Requires a 12 volt DC supply.
# MB-3632
 A$99 Quality JayCar
Multi chemistry conditioning charger.
Up to 15 NiCd or NiMh cells.
Up to 6 Li-Ion or LiPo cells.
Includes 1 x CABL-MULTI
# AC-8-150w
A$119 HIGH BATT VOLTAGE CHARGER.
Multi chemistry conditioning charger.
Up to 27 NiCd or NiMh cells.  Up to 8 Li-Ion or LiPo cells.
Includes 1 x CABL-MULTI
# CABL-MULTI A$10 Standard banana plugs with connectors for:
Tamiya,  2.5 mm (Futaba & JR).
RX (Hi Channel & Low Channel).
SUPER SPECIAL DEALS ON CHARGERS WHILE THEY LAST.
CAN CHARGE LI-PO, LI-ION WITH BATTERIES THAT HAVE BALANCE CABLES plus NI-CD & NI-MH.
# 50W-6-AMP

A$30   2 ONLY
1 - 6S LI-PO  1 - 15 CELLS NI-CD & NI-MH
# 80W-10-AMP

A$40   4 ONLY
1 - 6S LI-PO  1 - 15 CELLS NI-CD & NI-MH
CHARGER 12v DC POWER SUPPLIES
12vDC-2A
A$30

  MP3490 Regulated 2.5 amp 12 v DC switchmode power supply for the:
OBS-4, MB-3632 & AC-8-150W. Plus others
With 7 x different plugs.
Only for use in Australia.

 12vDC-5A
 A$69  

MP3242 Regulated 5 amp12 v DC switchmode power supply for the:
OBS-4, MB-3632 & AC-8-150W. Plus others
With 2.1mm & 2.5mm plugs.
Includes 240 volt IEC mains cable.

Only for use in Australia.

4, 6 & 8 x CELL BATTERY HOLDERS.
Fitted with standard Futaba - JR servo plugs.
4-AAA-FLO
A$10 (L)
Holds 4 x AAA size batteries in a FLat Open  format. 
Small size for small locos - Flat holder for under roof etc.
With standard RX battery plug.
4-AA-FLO
 A$10 (L)
Holds 4 x AA size batteries in a FLat Open format. 
Flat holder for under roof etc.

With standard RX battery plug.
 
 4-AA-TS
A$6 (L)
Holds 4 x AA size batteries in a Twin Stick
 format.  Small size for small locos.
With standard RX battery plug.
4-AA-Brick
A$6  Hi Channel Battery holder holds 4 x AA size batteries in a square brick format. With a standard 3 place RX battery plug.
Wire 3 x packs in series for 14.4 volts.
 6-AA-Brick
A$6     Holds 6 x AA size batteries in a Brick format. 
With standard RX battery plug.
Wire 2 x packs in series for 14.4 volts.
8-AA-Brick
A$8  Holds 8 x AA size batteries in a Brick format. 
With standard RX battery plug.
Wire 2 x packs in series for 19.2 volts.
 Please Note.  When wiring battery packs in series to obtain a higher voltage, all batteries must be the same type, size and capacity.

N.B. BATTERY SELF DISCHARGING.
ALL RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES SELF DISCHARGE OVER TIME.
Please visit https://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/elevating_self_discharge  for more information on how to care for batteries.
Please visit https://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/how_to_store_batteries for information on storing batteries.


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