BP7 12 V 7 Ah Sealed Rechargeable Battery with Mounts and Pigtail
For a CR6 or CR300-Series Datalogger
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The BP7 is a rechargeable, 12 V, 7 Ah battery that can power a Campbell Scientific system that has components that have average power requirements, such as satellite transmitters. This battery is typically recharged with a panel or wall charger. 

Note: In the image, the BP7 is shown mounted.

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Benefits and Features

  • Allows data loggers to be powered by either solar or ac sources


BP7 mounting bracket in vertical mounting position
BP7 mounting bracket in horizontal mounting position

Technical Description

The BP7 is a 7 Ahr, sealed rechargeable battery. This battery is shipped with the following:

  • pn 17374 cable
  • pn 10508 enclosure mounting bracket
  • Four screws
  • Four grommets

The 17374 cable terminates in pigtails that attach to the datalogger's terminal strip or the MorningStar regulator (a component of the 25295 power supply).

When used with the CR200(X) series, remember that the 17365 is too large for the ENC200 enclosure. It can be housed in any of our standard environmental enclosures (e.g., ENC10/12, ENC12/14).


Battery Type Sealed lead acid (SLA)
UL Approval File Number MH16464
Output Voltage 12 Vdc
Nominal Rating 7 Ah
Cable Length 45.7 cm (18 in.)
Dimensions 15 x 9.4 x 6.4 cm (5.9 x 3.7 x 2.5 in.)
Weight 2.72 kg (6 lb)


Please note: The following shows notable compatibility information. It is not a comprehensive list of all compatible products.

Mounting Equipment

Product Compatible Note
ENC200 (retired)

Additional Compatibility Information

The BP7 is often used with data loggers that include their own charging regulators, such as the CR200(X)-series and CR6. It is also used with the 25295 PWS100 Power Supply. 

Enclosure Considerations

The BP7 requires a desiccated, non-condensing environment; a Campbell Scientific enclosure is recommended.

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FAQs for

Number of FAQs related to BP7: 2

  1. Look for a stamp on top of the battery. The stamp may be in a date format of YYMMDDXX where:

    • YY is the year.
    • MM is the month.
    • DD is the day.
    • XX is the manufacturing plant.

    This indicates the age of the battery.

  2. This depends on the current drain of the system. For more information, see the “Power Supplies” application note.