Globalstar Product Management – Technical Support

GPB-2003 Lithium Ion Battery Specifications (TB-03-0206)

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The specifications for the GPB-2003 Lithium Ion Battery are provided in Technical Bulletin TB-03-0206.

For convenience, the specifications are provided below.

Summary of new battery’s specifications.

Globalstar is pleased to announce the introduction of the GPB-2003 lithium ion battery for the GSP-1600 handset. This new and improved 1500 mAh battery replaces the older GPB-1650. It uses well proven lithium ion technology and weighs only 102 grams or 3.6 oz. (See comparison chart below.). It is also compatible with all the standard Globalstar GSP-1600 accessories and battery chargers.

GPB-2003 (new):
Capacity: 1500mAh
Technology: Lithium Ion
Weight: 3.6 oz (102g)
Talk Time: 3.75 Hrs
Standby Time: 19.2 Hrs

GPB-1650 (original battery):
Capacity: 1400mAh
Technology: Lithium Polymer
Weight: 4.5 oz (128g)
Talk Time: 3.50 Hrs
Standby Time: 18.0 Hrs

NOTE – The new GPB-2003 uses lithium ion cells. With this technology it is no longer necessary for the user to intermittently charge the battery during extended periods of inactivity. (i.e. 3 months or more) In order to maximize battery life, in situations where the phone is not going to be used for a period of approximately 3-6 months, partially discharge the battery, to approx. 2/3 full charge, and store at room temperature. No further charging care is needed.

GPB-2003 Lithium Ion Battery

Part Number – GPB-2003

Product Description – Lithium Ion Battery

Specifications – see chart above

Warranty – 6 months limited

Written by Joseph Crowley

May 3, 2017 at 9:36 am

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