Discontinued: SBS-6000: Battery Internal Resistance Tester

This product has been discontinued. Please visit our current SBS-6500 impedance and voltage tester product page

Digital Battery Analyzer

Complete Diagnostic Tester and Resistance Testing Kit

The SBS-6000 battery analyzer is a powerful handheld storage battery tester which meets all IEEE/NERC standards. It is a multi-purpose internal resistance and voltage testing kit for batteries from 1.2 to 48 Vdc. The SBS-6000 transmits test data through RS232 or RJ45 ports.

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Application Information


  • Very large data storage capacity: more than 100,000 records
  • Large 3.5" LCD color backlit display
  • User-friendly and easy-to-navigate menu
  • Meets IEEE & NERC maintenance recommendations for stationary battery systems


  • Tests flooded lead-acid, VRLA & Ni-Cad batteries
  • Voltage testing range is 0 - 60V for batteries from 1.2 - 48 Vdc
  • Built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery for approximately 5 hours run time
  • Automatically measures and stores data through contact probes on the battery posts
  • Software package for storing and analyzing results and creating reports


  • Communicates through RS232 or RJ45 ports
  • Storage battery resistance testing: automatically switches within the test range 1 mΩ to 400 mΩ and resistance measurement resolution reaches 1 mΩ
  • Resistance test each connection in under 5 seconds
  • Internally stores up to 100,000 parameters
  • Test results are compared to user-defined alarm setpoint values
  • Generates and displays the battery string’s single cell test report and comparison data
  • On-screen pass / warning / fail indication during testing

Available: Complete Battery Testing Package

When combined with our SBS-2003 digital hydrometer, the SBS-6000 provides an all-in-one solution for your battery testing needs.

Combined Reports: Impedance Tester with Hydrometer Integration

SBS-6000 Includes

  • Main unit
  • 4 point pin probes
  • Clamp probes
  • Battery Manager 6000 software
  • Li-Ion battery & charger
  • Heavy duty carrying case
  • RJ45 and RS232 cables
  • I.R. tester instruction manual

Battery Management Software

  • Analyzes battery function and efficiency
  • Interface for loading string and alarm data to and from tester
  • Direct export into Excel format for easy incorporation into custom reports
  • Separate data archives for cell, battery, and intercell connector resistance records
  • Self interpretation of data for clear, concise comparisons
Dimensions 4.25"W x 1.97"D x 7.5"H
Weight 2.200000
Power Supply(s) Rechargeable Li-ion battery
Display Type 3.5" LCD color, 320 x 240 backlit screen
Communications Type RS232 Serial or RJ45 Ethernet cable
Operating Temperature -14° F to 122° F
Data Storage 100,000 records
Ah Measurement Range 5 - 6000Ah, 0 to 60 Vdc
Voltage Measurement Resolution: 0.001V
Accuracy: ±0.1%
Impedance Measurement Range: 1 mΩ to 400Ω
Resolution: 0.001 mΩ
Accuracy: ±1.0%
Software Battery Manager 6000
Software Format Windows XP/7
Operation Time More than 5 hours

Parts & Accessories

Accessory Ordering Information
Part No. Description
6000-CLAMP-PROBE Extra clamp probe leads
6000-PIN-PROBE Extra 4 point pin probe leads
6000-PIN Replacement pin for 6000-PIN-PROBE leads
6000-BATT Spare Li-Ion battery for SBS-6000



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