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ARTA 80 Analyser
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  The internal power source for the ARTA 80 audio analyser is a rechargeable Lead Acid battery.
The typical life for this battery is about five years after which time it must be replaced. Towards the end of its life its charge holding capability may be reduced. The battery is no longer available from ABACUS ELECTRICS however it is a standard type and compatible units are available worldwide from a number of manufacturers.
Nominally measuring 54.9mm high, 97.3mm long and 25.5mm deep the battery is 6 volts with 1.2Ah capacity. The table below lists the stock codes of a number of manufacturers and stockists.

When replacing the battery the adhesive foam on the top face of the battery should be transferred to the new battery.
Manufacturer Stock Number
Sonnenschein dryfit A506 1,2S

Equivalant

from RS Components: 597-784

Equivalant

from Farnell: 2475275
Power-Sonic PS-612
Panasonic LCR6V1.3P
Kobe HP1.2-6(6M1.2)
FIAMM-GS FG10121
PORTALAC PE6V1.2
HARIO HR 6V 1.3P
Winner 6-1.2(6V-1.2AH)
CSB GP613
CARTRONIC Series 2000 6V 1,2AH
Yuasa NP 1.2-6
  The ARTA 80 also contains a lithium battery used for sustaining the spectral memories and power-on configuration when the analyser is switched off. This original battery has a nominal fifteen year life and most have lasted longer.
A suitable replacement is the SL 750 PR from Tadiran Batteries.
It can be supplied by Rapid Electrics as part number 59-2147.