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Q: I want to buy an Artex 345 ELT and need to know the specifications of the battery fitted to it. Is it lithium and what size/storage capacity is it?
Per the Manufacturer the specification size is 2x3x1 and is a lithium battery.
Q: I need to replace the battery of my Artex ELT 345, but the PN on the battery says P/N A3-06-2883. Please advice if is this one or I need to get another one. Thank you.
This is the correct battery for the ELT345.
Q: Is this Artex 8322 battery a hazmat material for international shipment?
Yes, it is considered hazardous for air shipping.
Q: Does the Artex 8322 battery have to be replaced every 2 years?
No. This is a 6 year battery.
Q: Can the battery be replaced by any A&P or an A&P/IA or does it need to be replaced at a specific designated location that is factory/manufacturer approved?