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Celestron Power Tank 12v Power Supply 7 Amp Hour for Computerized Celestron Telescopes

Item# CELE048
 
4.5

(105 Ratings)

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  • Built-in flashlight with red filter cap
  • Energy efficient LED spotlight
  • Cigarette lighter adapter included
  • 110V/220V switchable universal AC adapter included
  • Two 12V output cigarette lighter ports
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The Celestron PowerTank portable power source is a must-have accessory for any astronomer. Best used with the larger NexStar GPS, Advanced Series, and CGE series telescopes, it also will work with Meade telescopes when used with an adapter. The PowerTank 7 contains a rechargeable, 7-ampere-hour battery to ensure you have a LONG time to view with your telescope! Plug the PowerTank into your car's cigarette lighter socket or a regular AC house current outlet to recharge.
If you're taking your telescope into the dark, check out the Celestron PowerTank. It provides power for all your celestial adventures and a flashlight to help you find your way home again.

 

  • 7-ampere-hour battery
  • Two 12V output cigarette lighter ports
  • 3V, 6V, and 9V outputs for accessories
  • Built-in flashlight with red filter cap
  • Energy efficient LED spotlight
  • Booster terminal on rear side
  • Built-in circuit breaker for safety
  • Cigarette lighter charging adapter
  • AC adapter for charging


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Supplier Sku:
18774
Shipping Restrictions:
Available for shipment to the USA and Canada only.

Dimensions & Specifications

Weight

7.5 lbs

Brand

Celestron

Telescope Accessories Series

Celestron Telescope Power Supplies

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Celestron Power Tank 12v Power Supply 7 Amp Hour for Computerized Celestron Telescopes
 
4.6

(based on 105 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (72)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Strong construction (60)
  • Easy to use (47)
  • Widely compatible adapter (30)
  • Compact (14)
  • Good padding (8)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (4)

Best Uses

  • Astronomy (81)
  • Travel (41)
  • Astrophotography (17)
  • Low visibility (8)
  • Terrestrial viewing (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (74), Avid adventurer (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (32), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Greate Product beats buying batteries

Used it for over 7 hours and it worked great. Battery still had charge even though it was cold.

Used it for over 7 hours and it worked great. Battery still had charge even though it was cold.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

On my second one...

I ordered this and when I opened it up to put it on the charger it started not working. The unit itself didn't hold enough charge to use my telescope, then the small flashlight...Read complete review

I ordered this and when I opened it up to put it on the charger it started not working. The unit itself didn't hold enough charge to use my telescope, then the small flashlight on top quit working. Nothing that adjusting the bulb didn't fix. That is why I marked this unit as poor construction.

I have since then gotten a replacement and so far that works great. I like how the flashlight part tilts down. It now has more than enough juice to power my telescope. So even with the first one being faulty I am pleased with this and feel it is still a must if you need power for your telescope. Sure better than going through batteries.

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5.0

A must have item for your go to mount!

By Horacio

from Boca Raton, Fl

About Me Professional Guide

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Strong Construction
  • Widely Compatible Adapter

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Astronomy
    • Astrophotography
    • Travel

    Comments about Celestron Power Tank 12v Power Supply 7 Amp Hour for Computerized Celestron Telescopes:

    Great device . Has multiple uses besides providing power to mount you can even charge your cell phone. Holds the charge to provide hours of usage.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    great power tank

    By Ronald

    from FORT EDWARD,NY

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Charges Fast Too
    • Easy To Use
    • Great Optics
    • Has Many Ports
    • Red Light
    • Strong Construction
    • Widely Compatible Adapter

    Cons

    • Got No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Astronomy
    • Astrophotography
    • Travel

    Comments about Celestron Power Tank 12v Power Supply 7 Amp Hour for Computerized Celestron Telescopes:

    ordered this and received it 1-1/2 days later , great service . I use this at star partys and love the red light, it is helpful and does not effect your night vision . I think this company is great so I just ordered a Telescope from them , and am hoping for the same service.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Good

    By Jun

    from BELLEVUE,WA

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Adds No Function

    Best Uses

    • Astronomy

    Comments about Celestron Power Tank 12v Power Supply 7 Amp Hour for Computerized Celestron Telescopes:

    Very good.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Great product at a great price

    By Mark

    from PITTSBURGH,PA

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Astronomy
      • Travel

      Comments about Celestron Power Tank 12v Power Supply 7 Amp Hour for Computerized Celestron Telescopes:

      Very usefull and great on saving charge for batteries

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Great power supply, no more plugging in!

      By Patrick

      from O FALLON,MO

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Good Padding

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Astronomy
        • Astrophotography
        • Travel

        Comments about Celestron Power Tank 12v Power Supply 7 Amp Hour for Computerized Celestron Telescopes:

        I received this Power Tank like they promised in two days time. Friendly customer service, polite on the phone during the order process.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        Q1: Does this recharge from power supply in the house and if so is the plug a 3 pin for UK use and how long does it last with the main light on with telescope plugged in?

        A: The PowerTank for use in the UK may require a US to Euro adapter depending on your setup in your home. These adapters are very inexpensive. The PowerTank will power a telescope for 30+ hours. The light will dramatically reduce this, but you would not want the light on while observing. This unit is fantastic for using your telescope where a cord is not convenient. It also saves so much money on batteries!

        Q2: Do I need a car (cigarette lighter) adapter to connect this to my Celestron Nexstar 4, or is the AC adapter listed for the telescope? Sorry, but the description is a bit confusing...

        A: The Power Tank comes with everything you need to power the NexStar series telescopes. The Car Adapter is included with the power tank.

        Q3: How many hours does the battery or the power tank last?

        A: It will depend on the scope that is being used and the draw the telescope has. Most of the basic GOTO telescopes will operate for 30+ hours on the PowerTank.

        Q4: Is the AC adapter rated for 220V ?

        A: The AC adapter is 110 Volts.

        Q5: I have misplaced the AC 15V charging adapter. Can I order a replacement adapter?

        A: Replacement parts are available directly from Celestron. Here's the URL of their customer support page so you can make arrangements. Just paste the URL into your browser's address window: http://www.celestron.com/support/sup-req.php

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