When fully charged, the battery will last around 8 hours. Fluke Networks enjoys a good reputation for battery life. If this drops to 4 hours, it is time to replace the battery. Please contact Us.
The battery inside the DSP-2000 is a NICAD battery. Although this can suffer from the memory effect, history has shown this not to be the case. Life is rated on the number of cycles. A cycle is where the battery is placed on charge, regardless of its battery status. You can expect around 500 cycles and typically around 2 years although we have seen them last up to 4 years.
In order to extend the life of the battery, the DSP will not charge the battery if the battery status is >75%. Only when the battery status drops below 75% will charging begin.
Part no. BP 7217
Do not use the NiMH battery used in the DSP-4x00 CableAnalyzer. It will not charge it correctly.
LIMITED WARRANTY AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Fluke Networks, Inc. (Fluke Networks) warrants its products to be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service for one (1) year, beginning on the date of shipment. Link interface adapters (LIAs), parts, product repairs, and services are warranted for 90 days. This warranty extends only to the original buyer or end-user customer of a Fluke Networks authorized reseller, and does not apply to fuses, disposable batteries, or to any product which, in Fluke Networks opinion, has been misused, altered, neglected, contaminated, or damaged by accident or abnormal conditions of operation or handling. Fluke Networks warrants that software will operate substantially in accordance with its functional specifications for 90 days and that it has been properly recorded on non-defective media. Fluke Networks does not warrant that software will be error free or operate without interruption.
The battery is covered under warranty for 90 days from date of purchase.