What type of battery does my data logger use?
Different models of Tinytags require different batteries. This guide lists the different types of batteries used in Tinytag data loggers.
Talk 2, Ultra 2, Plus Re-Ed, Plus 2 & View 2 Data Loggers
- 1 x Teckcell SBAA02 ½AA 3.6V (lithium battery) OR 1x EVE ER14250 ½AA 3.6V (lithium battery)
Transit 2 data loggers
- 1 x Renata CR2325 (lithium battery)
Aquatic 2 data loggers
- 1 x Renata CR2450N (lithium battery)
Splash 2 Data Loggers
- 1 x Tadiran TLH-2450/P (lithium battery) - not user serviceable, return to supplier for battery replacement.
Tinytag Hand-Held, Ultra Radio & Plus LAN Data Loggers
- 2 x Duracell Industrial ID1500 AA (LR6) 1.5V (alkaline battery)
Tinytag Plus Radio Data Logger
- 2 x Duracell Industrial ID1400 C (LR14) 1.5V (alkaline battery)
Tinytag Energy Data Logger
- 4 x Duracell Industrial ID1500 AA (LR6) 1.5V (alkaline battery)
- 1 x Renata CR2325 (lithium battery) back-up battery. Not user serviceable.
Tinytag CO2 Data Loggers
- Tinytag CO2 data loggers are mains powered devices, but have 1 x Renata CR2325 (lithium battery) back-up battery.
Batteries for our data loggers can be purchased in service kits which can be found here: Tinytag Service Kits
You can find out how long your data logger's battery should last in our article on your data logger's expected battery life.
UN38.3 Test Summary
Please note that all batteries that Gemini Data Loggers supplies have been tested in accordance with sub-section 38.3 of the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria. The UN 38.3 test report for all batteries supplied by Gemini Data Loggers is attached to this page (above).
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Transporting data loggers with lithium batteries
Most Tinytags are powered by lithium batteries ('lithium metal cells') which have regulations restricting their transportation by ground or air due to the hazardous nature of lithium. This article contains guidelines on how to correctly ship Tinytags.
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.
How do I check my data logger's battery status?
Different types of data logger have different low battery warnings. Some loggers display or indicate low battery status, while other loggers must be checked in Tinytag Explorer.