Preventative battery maintenance launched.(Buyers Guide)

Exide Technologies recently launched a hand-held portable battery tester which is specially designed for use on commercial vehicle batteries.

The Exide EBT-255 Truck and Bus Tester can check the 'health' of CV batteries up to 2,000 amps and produce an accurate result in seconds. It even works on discharged batteries without the need for charging prior to testing.

The lightweight tester, housed in a robust, acid-resistant ABS plastic case is activated by connecting its dual conductor Kelvin clamps to the battery. Once the rating is set and the test button depressed, the EBT-255's flashing LED display records the result. …

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