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CM Series Multichannel Tester
The CM Series of Battery Testers for carrying out Life Cycle Tests on multiple units of Plate-type, Tubular, SLA and VRLA batteries simultaneously.

The CM Series is targeted for enterprises that have a large scale production and need a comprehensive solution for high volume testing. This product is capable of performing Pre-Type Testing, as a number of different types of batteries of various ratings can be connected over numerous channels and tested simultaneously, thus saving time and ensuring that the product reaches the market quickly.


  • Tests 6V, 9V and 12V batteries ranging from 2.5AH to 200AH
  • A robust constant voltage-constant current charger
  • Well ventilated constant current discharger
  • Capability to measure ambient as well as battery temperature
  • Data retention under power failure
  • High throughput and efficiency
  • Large Four-line backlit Alphanumeric LCD display
  • Interactive menus to edit various test options
  • Ability to preset and recall up to 10 test configurations
  • Status of all channels can be viewed simultaneously
  • Significant parameters are updated on display periodically
  • Port for connecting external Thermal printer
  • RS 232-C compatible serial port for communication with external PC
  • Software compatible for Windows 7, Vista and XP operating systems
  • Advanced software facilitates uploading of test data from the instrument for viewing present as well as past test results in a graphical and tabular form. It also allows saving, retrieving test results and printing test reports for Management and Customers.
  • Designed to conduct tests on batteries as per IS 13369, IS 14257, IS 1651, IS 1652, IS 13514, IS 7372, IS 8320, IS 1145


  • Starting Voltage
  • End Voltage
  • Starting Time
  • End Time
  • Test Current
  • Charge in AH
  • Charge in WH
  • Ambient Temperature
  • Battery Temperature
  • Capacity in AH
  • Capacity in WH
  • Watt-hour Efficiency
  • Ampere-hour Efficiency
  • Loss of Capacity
  • Cyclic Efficiency

Controlled Parameters

  • Charging Current
  • Discharging Current
  • Charging AH
  • Charging Time
  • Discharging AH
  • Discharging Time
  • Upper Terminal Voltage
  • Lower Terminal Voltage
  • Charging Rest Time
  • Discharging Rest Time
  • No. of Cycles

Technical Specifications

Parameter Model Power Charging/ Discharging (W) Charging Current (A) Charging AH Discharge Current (A) Discharging AH Cycles Dimensions (W x H x D) (mm) Weight (kg)
CM 15 100/25 4 80 25 200 1000 384 X 320 X 88 9.5
CM 200 500/25 20 160 50 200 1000 384 X 320 X 178 9.5
CM 200C 800/25 Custom Custom Custom Custom 1000 384 X 320 X 178 -
  • Voltage Resolution: 0.1V
  • Current Resolution: 10mA
  • Time Resolution: 1min
  • AH Resolution: 0.1AH
  • Temperature Resolution: 0.1° Celsius
  • Accuracy: 0.2% of full scale ±2 counts

System Specifications

  • Power: 230V AC ±10%, 50 Hz
  • Operating Environment: Typical shop-floor environment, 50° Celsius, 90% RH
  • Ventilation: Forced air-cooled
  • Construction: DIN 41494 standard, table-top enclosure
  • Conformance: DIN 61010 for safety and DIN 61326 for EMC
  • Software compatible with Windows 7, Vista and XP operating systems

* Crest Technology offers a special service to configure and setup CM 200C series to carryout tests not covered in the standards mentioned above.