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  1. Design Considerations for Drone Batteries

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    Design Considerations for Drone Batteries

    One of the more complex applications that we develop batteries for is drones–complex because there are specific considerations that our customers have to keep in mind. We've compiled a list of ten significant considerations when choosing a drone battery. A good battery will balance these factors, such as energy density, power, weight, durability, safety, and cost-effectiveness, and ultimately provide optimal performance and flight experience.

    Energy Density

    A good drone battery should have a high energy density, meaning it can store a large amount of energy per unit of weight or volume. This energy density allows the drone to fly longer without frequent recharging.

    Power Output

    The battery should deliver sufficient power to supply the drone's motors and other electronics, especially during maneuvers or adverse conditions.


    While energy density is necessary, the drone b

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  2. Options for Soldier Worn Batteries

    Family of Soldier Worn Batteries

    Product Spotlight: Options for Soldier Worn Batteries

    At Bren-Tronics, we strive to keep up with industry trends to best power the equipment that our nation’s Warfighters rely on. New technology almost always requires greater power needs and increased energy demand, as well as more compact power solutions. One of the recent demands has been for wearable battery technology, powerful solutions in relatively lightweight and compact packages that soldiers can safely carry and wear. 

    In order to modernize our nation’s Warfighters, Bren-Tronics has developed several batteries and kits that are wearable and reliable. The three products highlighted in this article are two different types of soldier worn batteries that allow our Warfighters to maintain a tactical advantage. In addition, we have also created dedicated charging solutions for each of these batteries, as well as other useful accessories.

    Wearable Power

    As Warfighters continue to add wearable com

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  3. Considerations for Choosing a Universal Battery Charger

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    Considerations for Choosing a Universal Battery Charger

    Universal battery chargers are becoming more important, as the number of different electronic devices being used increases throughout everything from everyday life to critical applications such as Defense and Aerospace. There are many things to consider when choosing the right universal charger, and to protect your devices and maintain their battery life, finding the right charger is important. 

    What ‘universal’ means in the context of charging

    Universal is somewhat of a misleading term for a battery charger. No charger is truly ‘universal’. Different batteries, especially for different devices, often have unique chemistries or voltages that need to be kept in mind. If a charger is not compatible with a battery’s chemistry, it could damage th

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  4. Conformal Wearable Battery Technology

    Conformal Wearable Battery Technology

    One of the recent advancements in power technology for military use is wearable batteries. Bren-Tronics is at the forefront of wearable battery technology, and we have our own patented design for the Conformal Wearable Battery (CWB). Today’s product spotlight is on the new Bren-Tronics BB-2525/U battery. 

    The benefits of conformal wearable batteries

    CWB technology is designed to conform to the shape and contour of the human body. These batteries allow for comfortable and efficient integration of the battery into wearable Warfighter equipment. They are also lightweight, made to be powerful and portable in an easy-to-carry package. 

    When used in military applications, they give the Warfighter greater agility and mobility, reducing the overall quantity

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  5. Benefits of Portable Battery Chargers

    Benefits of Portable Battery Chargers

    Applications and Benefits of Portable Battery Chargers

    Portable chargers have become increasingly more important and widespread over the past few decades, with a wide range of applications across industries. For the military and Defense markets, portable battery chargers provide easy access to a power source for vital communications technology and other equipment. 

    The benefits of portable battery chargers

    Having a portable power source can be absolutely vital for many applications. They have many benefits that any industry can take advantage of.

    Lightweight and Compact

    Portable battery chargers are designed to be lightweight and easy to carry. Some are very small and easy to pack away or store, while others come packs or features that make them simpler to handle and carry. Overall, quality portable chargers are powerful, but compact packages. 

    Readily Available

    Portable chargers give you a power source that is readily

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  6. Benefits of Bulk Chargers

    The Benefits of Bulk Battery Chargers

    Lately there has been a push for common battery charging systems for military use. As this article by AUSA explains, the Army uses a wide range of batteries for their systems, making a bulk, multi-battery charger invaluable. This need is why Bren-Tronics has created a product line of bulk battery chargers that can charge multiple battery types at the same time.

    The Benefits of Bren-Tronics’ bulk battery chargers

    Bren-Tronics engineers work with our customers to develop power solutions for all of their applications. One of the product lines that we have engineered are our bulk battery chargers. These chargers have many benefits besides simply charging multiple batteries at once that are great for military and defense applications. 

    Bulk battery chargers streamline the charging process because of their capability to charge multiple batteries at one time. This also reduces the number of different single battery t

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