BiXPower BP160 - 159 Watt-hour  12V & 19V  Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery Power Bank Pack
BP160 Universal Battery Pack

BiXPower BP160 - 159 Watt-hour 12V & 19V Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery Power Bank Pack

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Super high capacity, long run time, external rechargeable universal battery pack. Made with high quality Panasonic Li-ion battery cells.  

Features:

1. Super high capacity: 159 Watt-hour, or 42,500mAh if rated as other brand external batteries on market that just simply add all battery cells Amp-hour together. It may add extra 6 ~ 12 hours for most laptop computers. (This is a rough estimate. Actual running time varies, depending on notebook computer's configurations and what kind of applications running.) Its 19V DC output can be used to power and charge laptop notebook computers and tablet PCs that require 18V ~ 20V DC power. It has up to 2~3 times battery run time (159 Watt-Hour capacity, compared to 40~60 Watt-Hour capacity  of most notebook computer batteries.)


Vertical Base is optional, not included.

battery with VESA mount kit
VESA Mount Kit is available as an option. You can use the VESA mount kit to hold the battery on back of LCD monitor, side of desk or any place you like.

2. This battery also has a 5V USB port.
It can power and charge Cell phones, PDAs and other electronic devices that can be powered from 5V USB ports.

Through the 5V USB port, this battery can provide 100  hours talk time/internet time for iPhone (iPhone cable and connector not included. 900 hours for mp3 player & 1800 hours for eBook (Use the 5V USB port) 

3. On/Off Switch: The "On/Off" switch on the battery front not only provides convenience, it is also specially designed to provide safety protection: when the battery switch is turned on and output cable is plugged, the battery will output power to output cable. However, the battery will not be turned on if it detects no output cable is plugged even the On/Off switch is turned on. This way, even you forget to turn off the battery switch after the unplug the cable, the battery will turn off by itself. If the "On/Off" switch is accidentally turned to "On" without notice, the battery will still keep in "Off" mode if no output cable is plugged in the output port.

4. This battery can provide 12V DC power for LCD monitors, DVD players, digital frames and other devices that require 12V DC power.

If you have a car charger for your device, you can use this battery together with your car charger to power your device. To do so,  set the battery output voltage at 12V, use an optional Cigarette Lighter Socket Adapter to convert the battery output port to a cigarette lighter socket like this:

The cigarette lighter adapter is optional,  not included in the battery pack.


Together with our optional Cigarette Lighter Socket Adapter and USB 5V 2A Car Charger, this battery can provide up to 50 hours additional run time through the 12V output (iPad USB power cable needed also).

5. Its compact size can easily fit into a laptop/notebook carry bag.

Laptop computer and bag not included.


Although the BP160 is called external lithium-ion battery pack, it may be more accurate to consider it as a smart power supply that powers from lithium battery cells. Unlike a traditional battery pack, which may just simply connect battery cells together in serial or parallel with simple protection, the BP160 has following unique features:

1. Strong, impact resistant outer casing.
2. Fully functional electronic board inside to control the input voltage and current that actually applied to battery cells when in charging mode.
3. Built-in DC to DC converter to supply regulated stable power at different user selectable voltages.
4. On/off switch. The power pack will only turn on when both output cable is plugged in the output port and the on/off switch is turned on. This will effectively prevent the power pack to be activated accidentally.
5. Many safety protection functions such as Over-charge protection, Over-discharge protection, Over current protection, Over temperature protection, Short circuit protection.

 
  • Technical Specifications
    Model: BP160-VE
    Capacity: 159 Watt-Hour *
    Battery Cell: Panasonic
    Colors: Silver
    Chemistry: Li-ion
    Input Charging Voltage: DC 12 - 19V
    Output Voltage: 12V/19V + 5V USB Port
    Operation Current: Max. 5A for 12V/19V port; 2.1A for USB port
    Charging time: 4-6 hours
    Size: 270.00 x 145.00 x 32.55mm
    Weight: 1340g
    Power Indicator: 4 level LED indicator
    Built-in Protection Circuit: - Over-charge
    - Over-discharge
    - Over current
    - Over temperature
    - Short circuit protection
    Included in Standard Package: - Battery x 1 pc
    - AC Charging Adapter x 1 pc
    - Adapter Power Cord x 1 pc
    - DC Car Charging Adapter x 1pc
    - Power Cable x 1 pc
    - Plug Tips x 18

    * Battery Capacity Rating:  159 Watt-hour (Wh) capacity means the battery can theoretically last 159 hours if the device it powered only needs 1 Watt power, or 1 hour if the device need 159W power. A typical 6-cell internal notebook battery capacity is about 49 Watt-hour. A typical 12-cell internal notebook battery capacity is about 98 Watt-hour. There are many different ways to rate a battery capacity on market. If we rate this battery capacity like some other brand external batteries on market that just simply add all battery cells Amp-hour capacity together, then this battery capacity is 44000mAh. This may be a little confusing. We suggest using "Watt-hour" instead of "Amp-hour" to compare capacities of different batteries. Watt-hour or Wh, is a more accurate unit to show the power capacity than Amp-. Hour (Ah) that was used before. The Watt-Hour unit means the wattage that the battery can provide within one hour.





    IN -- Battery input port for connecting to battery charger
    OUT -- Battery power output port, connect to output cord.
    ON/OFF -- This On/Off switch controls output port power.
    USB -- Slide the cover to right side, there will be a USB port which outputs 5V DC power
    You can use the 5V USB Port on the battery to charge cellular phone, MP3 player or other small electronics that can be charged from a 5V USB port. However, the battery pack does not come with any cable for connector tips for this USB port. Our optional Z4 cable and connector tips will work with this 5V USB port.

    Battery Pack:


    Battery Pack Includes:
    - Battery x 1
    - AC Charger & Cord x 1
    - DC Car Charger x 1
    - Power Output Cord x 1
    - Connector Plug Tips x 18

    Comparisons of External Battery and Internal Battery

     

    BP160 External Battery

     Traditional Internal Battery

     How to Charge battery Has its own charger , battery can be charged anytime without the laptop/notebook computer. Very convenient Must put battery into laptop/notebook computer or use expensive proprietary charger to charge battery
     How to use battery Plug to the laptop/notebook computer's  DC  power input plug, plug and play. Insert the battery into the laptop/notebook computer's battery bay.
     Compatibility Can be used for 90% of laptop/notebook computers on the market. When you upgrade  your laptop/notebook computer, you may still be able to use the battery for new laptop/notebook computer. Every internal battery is proprietary. Different laptop/notebook computer needs different battery.
     Other usage  Can provide 12V and 19V DC power for other electronic devices also. can only be used for designed laptop/notebook computers.


    How to use this battery:

    1. Charge the battery: This battery has it own battery charger, you can charge it from any 110V or 220V AC power source with the included AC Charger. You can also charge the battery from a car cigarette lighter with the included Car Charger, or charge the battery from sun with optional solar panel.



    Solar Panel is optional, NOT included.

     Although the battery can be charged while it is in use, we recommend to charge battery while it is not in use. This will charge the battery better and faster.

    2. Set the battery output voltage:
    After the battery has been fully charged, set the voltage output of the battery close to your notebook DC power input requirement (which is same as your notebook AC power adapter's DC output voltage).

    This battery has a switch to set the voltage output at 12V or 19V. 12V is compatible with 11V~13V, 19V is compatible with 18V~21V.

    Slide the switch up to top to set 19V output.
    Slide the switch down to bottom to set 12V output.

    If your device DC power input requirement is  11V ~ 13V or 18V ~ 21V, you can  use the output cable to power your device directly from the battery Out port like this:



    If  you have a car charger for your device, you can use this battery together with your car charger to power your device. To do so,  set the battery output voltage at 12V, use an optional Cigarette Lighter Socket Adapter to convert the battery output port to a cigarette lighter socket like this:


    The cigarette lighter adapter is optional,  not included in the battery pack.


    3. Select right tip:

    Included with your battery is a output cable with  more than 10 different connector plug tips.


    Cable z6
    (Click to see details)

    The output cable (Z6 Power Cable) one end connect to the battery output port, another end has a 5.5mm/2.5mm connector which will fit a lot laptop notebook computers and other devices.

    If the Z6 cable connector does not fit your laptop notebook computers, you can use one of  following connector plug tips  that work with most  laptop notebook computers.  With the plug tips not connected to Z6 output  cord, locate the correct tip by fitting the tip into your laptop notebook computer or other device DC Jack. The tip should fit snugly in the DC jack. The plug the tip to the Z6 output power cable.

    Plug Tips For Laptops:

    Plug Tip C2
    C2
    Plug Tip C3
    C3
    Plug Tip C5
    C5
    Plug Tip C6
    C6
    Plug Tip C7
    C7
    Plug Tip C13
    C13
    Plug Tip C15
    C15
    Plug Tip C24
    C24
    Plug Tip C24
    C25
    Plug Tip C21
    C26
    Plug Tip C21
    C27

    * We may discontinue some old tips and add some new tips without notice. Actual connector tips may not be exactly same as the pictures show.

    4.  Plug the connector and output cord

    After select right connector, plug it on the Z6 output cord, then plug output cord to the battery output port:

       
     
    Just that simple, now you are ready to use it !

    Note: If your notebook internal battery is a working battery and has been fully charged, you can leave it in your notebook. Otherwise, we recommend you removing the internal battery from your notebook to maximize the external battery running time.The external battery will still work fine if you leave non-charged internal battery in the notebook, but it may not reach the maximum running time since it needs to charge the internal battery at same time when it is powering the computer.

    How long can this external battery run ?

    This battery's capacity is about 159Wh(Watt-hour):
    you can compare this battery's capacity with your internal battery capacity to figure out how long this battery can run your notebook. For example, if your notebook internal battery output is: 10.8V & 4000 mAh, then, your notebook internal battery capacity is:

    11.1V x 4400 mAh = = 49 Wh (Watt-hour).

    This external battery capacity is about 150/49=3 times of your internal battery capacity.

    If your internal notebook battery can run 2 ~ 3 hours, then the external battery pack can theoretically run about :  6 ~ 9 hours.

    This is a rough estimate. Actual running time varies, depending on notebook computer's configurations and what kind of applications running . For example, screen brightness, the use of the CPU, the hard drive, the CD drive, and other peripherals results in an additional drain upon the battery, effectively reducing the battery's run-time. The total run-time of the battery is also heavily dependent upon the design of the notebook. To ensure maximum performance of the battery, optimize the computer's power management features. Refer to the computer manual for further instructions.

    Combine 2 ( or more) batteries together to provide more running time:



    If you need more running time, you may connect 2 batteries together in parallel with BiXPower Y25 Split Connector :


    Y25 Split Connector Not Included

    Cautions: To link two batteries in this way, please make sure:

    1. The output voltage of two batteries is set at same.

    2. Any single battery has ability to power the powered device by itself.


    The purpose of link two or more batteries together is to provide longer running time without interruption. There this no balance control between two batteries . One battery may output more power than another battery and run out of power earlier than another battery. This will not be a problem if a single battery output power is enough to run powered device. However, if the powered device power demand is more than a single battery capability, it may run to problem when one battery run out of power earlier.

    Notes: Only a few BiXPower batteries ( such as BP90, BP100, BP160 and BP220 batteries) have been specially designed to allow multi batteries to connect in this way. Other batteries may not be allowed to be connected together in this way (unless specially mentioned).

    You may also use multi Y25 Split Connectors to Daisy Chain more batteries to provide even more power. Please make sure all batteries output voltages are set at same. Fully charge each battery separately before connect them together.

    The battery regular Z6 output cable can fit Y25 connector female end, which will be combined output port in this case. You may use BiXPower Special Cable with On/Off Switch : which can be used power output cable directly without battery regular Z6 output cable.



    Compatibility:

    This battery will work for devices  that requires 12V or 19V DC power.  If your  device power adapter output voltage is 11V~13V or 18V ~ 20V, this battery should work for you as long as one of the connector tips fits the DC power input jack.  If your  device power adapter output voltage is not within the range,  this battery may not work for you. 

  • Warranty: One Year limited warranty.
    Warranty info: One year limited warranty covers manufacturing and quality defects only. Please note that rechargeable battery is a wear out product. As the rechargeable battery has been used for a while, the user will notice a decline in the running time of the battery. After use a few months, when press power level check button, the 4th or even the 3rd power lever LED may not light up anymore. This is normal and does not mean the battery is defective. The life of a rechargeable battery operating under normal conditions is generally around 500 charge-discharge cycles.

  • AIRLINE TRAVEL FAQ WHAT KINDS OF BATTERIES ARE ALLOWED IN CARRY-ON BAGGAGE (in the aircraft cabin)? Most US domestic airlines allow passengers bring two (2) larger lithium ion batteries ( capacity from 100 Watt-hour to 300 Watt-hour) in their carry-on. However, some international airlines may only allow 2 lithium ion batteries with maximum 160 Watt-hour capacity. Please check with your airline company to see whether this 153 Watt-hour battery is allowed to carry on if you plan to bring this battery with you.
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