What is the battery life of my data logger?

The expected battery life of a Tinytag data logger varies between models. It can also be affected by other factors, such as the frequency of the logging interval. This article will help you find out how long your data logger's battery should last for.

USB data loggers

The battery life of most types of USB connection data loggers - Talk 2, Ultra 2, Plus 2, Aquatic 2 and Splash 2 - is typically two to three years.

Tinytag View 2 data loggers have an expected battery life of 15 to 18 months.

Radio data loggers

Tinytag Plus and Ultra Radio data loggers have a typical 12-month battery life and can be mains powered if required.

LAN data loggers

Tinytag Plus LAN data loggers are Power over Ethernet (PoE) devices and are supplied with the injector that powers them.

If power to the logger is disrupted, it has back-up batteries that will keep the unit recording for up to a year.

Energy data loggers

The Tinytag Energy data logger can be powered from the mains or from batteries in the logger.

If monitoring mains voltage, the logger will be powered from the mains. If the power supply fails, the logger will switch over to battery-power.

If running solely from batteries, when recording current only*, the logger will record for up to 60 days.

*The logger can still be run from the mains when recording current only, if required.

Battery Replacement

Most data loggers can be serviced by the end user using a service kit which contains the parts required for servicing and replacing the batteries of Tinytag data loggers. You can also find details about the factory battery replacement service for Tinytag Splash 2 loggers.

Please read the lithium battery shipping regulations before returning loggers to us.

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