Icom BP285 Li-ion 7.2V 1570mAh Battery for M93D - Review
The Icom BP285 is a rechargeable Li-ion battery pack designed for the M93D portable VHF radio. It has a voltage of 7.2V and a capacity of 1570mAh (typical) or 1485mAh (minimum). This lithium-ion battery pack can be quickly recharged using a rapid charger.
With a capacity of 1570mAh, the BP285 provides up to 9 hours of operating time for the M93D radio.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How long does the Icom BP285 battery take to charge?
The Icom BP285 battery can be quickly recharged using a rapid charger. The charging time may vary depending on the charger used, but it is designed to charge efficiently and in a relatively short amount of time.
2. Can the Icom BP285 battery be used with other Icom radios?
The Icom BP285 battery is specifically designed for use with the M93D portable VHF radio. While it may be compatible with other Icom radios that have the same battery connector, it is recommended to use it with the M93D for optimal performance.
3. What is the typical operating time provided by the Icom BP285 battery?
The Icom BP285 battery has a capacity of 1570mAh, which provides up to 9 hours of operating time for the M93D radio. Actual operating time may vary depending on factors such as transmit power, usage patterns, and environmental conditions.
4. Is the Icom BP285 battery user-replaceable?
Yes, the Icom BP285 battery is user-replaceable. It can be easily swapped out with a fresh battery when needed. However, it is important to ensure that the replacement battery is compatible with the M93D radio and meets the required specifications.
5. Can I use a non-Icom charger with the Icom BP285 battery?
While it is recommended to use an Icom rapid charger for optimal performance and safety, some third-party chargers may be compatible with the Icom BP285 battery. It is important to ensure that any non-Icom charger meets the necessary voltage and current requirements to avoid potential damage to the battery or radio.View Buying Options