Saft M56 5/4 C Lithium Battery

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  • Product Model: M56
  • Chemistry: Lithium Manganese Dioxide (LiMnO2)
  • Type: Cylindrical
  • Voltage: 2.9V
  • Capacity: Nominal capacity 6.7Ah - (at 150 mA, 20°C, 2.0 V cut-off Dependent upon current drain, temperature and cut-off)
  • Size: 5/4 C
  • Information Link: M56.pdf

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SAFT 3.0V 6.7Ah 5/4 C size M56 Lithium Manganese Dioxide (LiMnO2) spiral cell.

Saft’s M56 cell is ideally suited for applications requiring high energy and long operating life, with stable voltage under high discharge in – 40°C / 72°C environment.


  • High drain / high pulse capability
  • High voltage response, stable during most of the lifetime of the application even after long dormant periods
  • High capacity at high current and low temperature
  • Low self-discharge compatible with long operating life (less than 1% after 1 year of storage at 20°C)
  • Superior resistance to corrosion
  • Low magnetic signature

Key features

  • Spiral construction
  • Hermetic construction with glass-to-metal seal
  • Stainless steel container
  • Integrated safety vent
  • Non-corrosive electrolyte
  • Non-pressurized at room temperature
  • Restricted for transport (Class 9)
  • Made in Germany

Designed to meet all major quality, safety and environmental standards:

  • Safety: UL 1642 (File MH 61234), IEC 60086-4
  • Transport: UN 3090 and UN 3091
  • Quality: ISO 9001, Saft World Class Continuous program
  • Environment: ISO 14001

Typical applications

  • Radio communications
  • Utility metering
  • Alarms and security systems
  • ELTs, EPIRBs
  • Tracking systems
  • GSM/GPRS communication

We are the SAFT NZ distributor, please contact us for more information about this product or click here to see our full range of SAFT batteries.



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Capacity:Nominal capacity 6.7Ah - (at 150 mA, 20°C, 2.0 V cut-off Dependent upon current drain, temperature and cut-off)
Technology Charged:Primary (Non-Rechargable)
Standard Charge Current:
Standard Current Charge Time:
Quick Charge Current:


Technology:Lithium Manganese Dioxide (LiMnO2)
Size:5/4 C
Width/Diameter:2.56 cm
Height:6.15 cm
Termination:Flat top
Cell Profile:


Compatible Parts:
Compatible Models:
  • LM26600
  • LM 26600
  • M56
  • M 56