Cavepack 20AH BlackTip Battery Pack
What is the Cavepack 20AH Battery Pack?
A drop in battery pack for the Blacktip DPV that requires no modification
A 20AH capacity battery pack that is proven to extend the range over 12AH Dewalt batteries by 60%
A battery pack that moves weight towards the front of the DPV, enabling easy trimming.
Why would you want the Cavepack 20AH Battery Pack?
You're doing extended range DPV dives that 12AH batteries can't support.
You're doing DPV dives in an overhead enviornment, or shore dives that the 12AH batteries don't have enough reserve capacity for.
You do multiple dives in a day and don't want to have multiple batteries or charge them inbetween dives.
Why you would you NOT want the Cavepack 20AH Battery Pack?
You don't need a battery pack with a rated capacity greater than 12AH.
You fly with your DPV or intend to ship it. The Cavepack 20AH Battery Pack cannot be taken on an airline and must be shipped as hazardous materials.
You prioritize safety and would like a battery that has passed safety related tests. The Cavepack 20AH Battery Pack has not undergone safety testing associated with the UN38.3 specification.
You do not live in the continental United States, since the Cavepack 20AH Battery Pack can only be shipped to buyers in the continental United States.
What other benefits do you get with the Cavepack 20AH Battery Pack?
The Cavepack 20AH Battery Pack is intended to be left inside of the DPV and the battery pack is easily disconnected, eliminating the possibility of forgetting your batteries.
The weight distribution of the battery pack is more forward that a typical in line 10S4P battery design.
Unlike Dewalt batteries or other aftermarket DCB batteries, completely draining a Cavepack 20AH Battery Pack will not destroy it. However, you should avoid running Lithium-Ion batteries until they are empty, and definitely not store it that way for longevity.
Data showing the 60% improved range of the Cavepack 20AH Battery Pack over 12AH Dewalt Batteries
Note 1) The measured AH is not calibrated for the pack voltage and is for comparison between batteries only
Note 2) The Dewalt 12AH batteries started out at 41V, indicating a 95% charge level
The Cavepack 20AH Battery Pack will not be shipped until the following Release and Assumption of Risk Agreement has been filled out, signed and dated, and emailed to Stefan@NextStageGauges.com
Cavepack 20AH Battery Pack ($750 + $55 for Class 9 Hazmat Shipping via UPS Ground)
-Includes Battery Pack, Extension Cable, Battery Holder Insert, 2A Charger, and Installation Guide
-Ships within 2 weeks
-You MUST have a continental United States address that UPS can deliver to in order to purchase
-Note that refunds due to the purchaser not agreeing to the Release and Assumption of Risk Aggreement or not having a continental United States address will be subject to a 3% processing fee