Type PC
Prismatic-package, low-profile, hermetically sealed ultracapacitor cells

Features

  • Replaces the Maxwell PC5 & PC10 and suitable for new designs
  • 10-year life capability
  • Enhanced seal, stainless steel construction
  • Low-profile prismatic design
  • Higher energy vs. electrolytic
  • Higher power vs. batteries
  • RoHS compliant

Applications

  • Automatic meter readers (AMR)
  • Backup power for last gasp and soft shutdown
  • Wireless transmissions
  • Handheld devices: commercial and military

General Specifications

ItemPerformance
Operating temperature-40°C to +70°C
Storage temperature-40°C to +85°C
Capacitance range4F to 10F
Rated voltage2.5 VDC
Endurance
(At rated voltage & max. operating temp)
After 1000 hours:
Capacitance change: Within ±20% of initial specified value
ESR: Within 2 times of initial specified value
Projected Load life
(At rated voltage & 25°C)
After 10 years:
Capacitance change: Within ±20% of initial specified value
ESR: Within 2 times of initial specified value
Projected cycle life
(From rated voltage to 1/2 rated voltage at 25°C)
After 500,000 cycles:
Capacitance change: Within ±20% of initial specified value
ESR: Within 2 times of initial specified value
Shelf lifeAfter 3 years, uncharged:
Capacitance change: ≤10% decrease from initial specified value
ESR change: ≤50% increase from initial specified value

Dimensions


Standard Products

Part Number Nom. Cap. (F) GMV (F)*ESR DC (mΩ)ESR AC (mΩ)
(1 KHz)
Leakage Current (mA)
(72 hrs @ 25C)
Dimensions (mm)Weight/Unit (grams)
LWTdLS
PC543.65003620.021423.64.80.55.14
PC101091801300.0429.623.64.80.55.16.3
*NOTE: GMV = Guaranteed Minimum Value.