People who buy Exide inva tubular battery IT500 (150ah) may also heard about IT500i model, it’s an upgraded version of IT500 model.
What is IT500?
We all know that Tubular battery are the best suited battery for inverter application, IT500 model tubular battery is the best seller in tubular batterymarket in India.
Now, Exide has introduced IT500i, the upgraded model of IT500. Let us see the difference between IT500 and IT500i
IT500 and IT500i Comparison
|Model||Exide IT500||Exide IT500i|
|Series||Inva Tubular||Inva Tubular|
|Technology||IronClad Torr Tubular||IronClad Torr Tubular|
|AH Rating||150 AH||150 AH|
|warranty||48 months||48 months|
|Initial charge Minimum AH input||540||540|
|Initial Charge of Constant Current (A)||14.4||14.4|
|Charge Level ‘LED’ Indicator||Not available||Available|
|In Built Infrared (IR) Device||Not available||Available|
|Number of Deep Discharge cycles||800 to 1000||800 to 1000|
The above comparison table clearly shows that there is no remarkable difference in performance between both battery models. So, the difference is
· LED Battery charge level indicators and
· Inbuilt IR device for technicians to monitor battery performance by taking printout with their special device.
The LED indicators in IT500i battery clearly shows the battery charge level when inverter is on battery mode as well as mains mode, with the help of this indicators we can reduce the load by switching off some unnecessary fan or light to extend the battery backup time during power cuts.
We recommend IT500i for users who want to monitor their battery charge level and remaining backup time.