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Can ANIMATE power my height-adjustable table?

Can ANIMATE power my height-adjustable table? The QIKPAC battery can power your height-adjustable table in a couple of different ways: Integrated battery power – QIKPAC battery By building batteries into the desk, you keep your furniture free of a mains cable and plug, and still provide power to the height-adjustable

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what is the lifespan of a QIKPAC battery

what is the lifespan of a QIKPAC battery The lifespan of a battery is best defined in terms of “charge cycles”. Where Li-ion batteries are allowed to drain to 0% from a top charge of 100% (as is commonplace for mobile phones), they will exhibit a decay in power storage

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If I connect two 24V QIKPAC together does that make 48V?

If I connect two 24V QIKPAC together does that make 48V? No, the QIKPAC Batteries are designed to connect in parallel, so by connecting QIKPAC together you do not increase the voltage (which remains at 24-30V depending on charge state), you simply increase the total battery capacity. Where one QIKPAC

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What can ANIMATE power?

What can ANIMATE power? Whilst ANIMATE includes several components and “bringing the furniture to life” even covers mains operated power sockets, the pre-eminent feature of ANIMATE is the TUF-HP USB charger module. The Type-A USB (the more familiar larger connector) can output up to 12W of power, which is sufficient

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What if my device does not use 24V?

What if my device does not use 24V? ANIMATE QIKPAC batteries run on 24V DC power. If accessory products run on alternate voltages, an adapter (DC converter cable) is required to step down the voltage. OE’s ARC series of wireless chargers run on 9V (ARC80 and ARC-G) and 19V (ARC-H).

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What international approvals does the battery have?

What international approvals does the battery have? Battery Operational Safety – IEC/UL 62133; Transportation – UN38.3, Electromagnetic Interference – EMC (EU) and UK, and FCC (US), Materials – ROHS, REACH. Do you need more information? Our expert team are ready to answer anyother questions that you may have. get in

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Can QIKPAC be charged directly from my solar panels?

Can QIKPAC be charged directly from my solar panels? Yes, QIKPAC batteries can be charged from your renewable energy source. We can help take your QIKPACs completely off grid. The batteries need a regulated 29 – 31V supply. For solar a MPPT (maximum power point tracker) is needed. MPPTs then

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What is the weight of a QIKPAC battery?

What is the weight of a QIKPAC battery? Approximately 1.3kg. Do you need more information? Our expert team are ready to answer anyother questions that you may have. get in touch with an expert Looking for something else?

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What is the warranty for ANIMATE?

What is the warranty for ANIMATE? Products within the animate range are warranted for 2 Years from the date of purchase. Please consult our full warranty document HERE Do you need more information? Our expert team are ready to answer anyother questions that you may have.  get in touch with

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Can the Power Supply Unit (PSU) charge multiple batteries?

Can the Power Supply Unit (PSU) charge multiple batteries? The PSU can comfortably charge up to 3 batteries simultaneously. There may be instances where 4 batteries can be charged simultaneously, but note that this will increase charge time. The QIKPAC Charger Base has a built-in PSU and can therefore charge

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Can the ANIMATE PSU power multiple TUF-HP?

Can the ANIMATE PSU power multiple TUF-HP? ANIMATE refers to a system of components that when combined can power your furniture and bring it to life, allowing people to charge their mobile devices anywhere – whether mobile or fixed. • Electrically, it is a complete “Plug and Play” system, requiring

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How many QIKPACs can be connected together?

How many QIKPACs can be connected together? QIKPACs are built to be stacked with all the internal protections built into the design. If you would like to stack more than 4, then please contact us to discuss to ensure this is done in the most efficient way possible. In theory,

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Why do I need a PSU (Power Supply Unit)?

Why do I need a PSU (Power Supply Unit)? The PSU converts incoming AC power to DC power to be stored in the QIKPAC battery. The PSU can be mounted into furniture alongside the battery and charged with a removable power cable. Alternatively, the battery can be removed from the

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Can ANIMATE power a large screen TV/media wall?

Can ANIMATE power a large screen TV/media wall? TOP TIP: OE has a shortlist of various size DC-powered TVs and monitors that are compatible with our QIKPAC batteries. Using these appliances is recommended for most efficient battery usage with your furniture and most cost-effective use of the ANIMATE system.If you

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Is ANIMATE easy to install?

Is ANIMATE easy to install? ANIMATE refers to a system of components that when combined can power your furniture and bring it to life, allowing people to charge their mobile devices anywhere – whether mobile or fixed. • Electrically, it is a complete “Plug and Play” system, requiring little or

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Can the QIKPAC power multiple TUF-HP?

Can the QIKPAC power multiple TUF-HP? Each QIKPAC Battery has two GST08 output connectors, each one capable of fully powering two TUF-HP modules, through GST08 cables and a splitter (ie: 4 x TUF-HP per QIKPAC). However, the likelihood is that every TUF will not simultaneously be asked to provide full

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How do I update the firmware on QIKPAC

How do I update the firmware on QIKPAC If the firmware for your QIKPAC needs to be updated, please return to us for the update. In the future this will be able to be completed by the end user or facilities manager. Do you need more information? Our expert team

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lifespan of the Qikpac battery

lifespan of the Qikpac battery The QIKPAC BATTERY is the heart of the Animate range. And because we design products for longevity and durability, we’ve put much thought into QIKPAC’s service life.​ We’ve chosen Lithium-ion as our storage medium because of its capacity to store a lot of energy in

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How do you ship QIKPAC batteries?

How do you ship QIKPAC batteries? QIKPAC batteries contain Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) cells which are classed as hazardous materials. As such they are individually packed in UN38.3 compliant packaging. They should be kept in that packaging until they are either fitted in the furniture or get to the site for use.

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Do you accept returns of QIKPAC batteries?

Do you accept returns of QIKPAC batteries? OE does accept returns of unopened QIKPAC batteries to our Virginia facility. The return shipping cost will be chargeable to the customer and there will be a 25% restocking fee. It is a legislated requirement for transporting Lithium Ion batteries that they be

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How are watt-hours calculated?

How are watt-hours calculated? • Watt-Hours (Wh) are calculated as : Watts x Time (Hours)• 1 Watt x 1 Hour = 1 Wh• 1 Watt x 10 Hours = 10 Wh (e.g. standard cell phone battery)• 200 Watts x 1 Hour = 200 Wh (e.g. 200 Watts used in 1

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Are QIKPAC batteries easy to install into furniture?

Are QIKPAC batteries easy to install into furniture? QIKPAC batteries are designed to form part of OE’s patented “QIKFIT” framework meaning all modules have a tool-less “press & click” install. All that is required is a standard width cut out at 41.5mm and a mounting surface 1-3mm thick. The length

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What do the LEDs mean on QIKPAC?

What do the LEDs mean on QIKPAC? The LEDs provide a visual indication of the battery status: when it is in use (a short press of the button to gives a 5-second display of the charge status), when it is charging (the LEDs will continually flash to indicate charge status)

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what happens if a user damages a TUF-HP

what happens if a user damages a TUF-HP ANIMATE refers to a system of components that when combined can power your furniture and bring it to life, allowing people to charge their mobile devices anywhere – whether mobile or fixed. • Electrically, it is a complete “Plug and Play” system,

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What is the QIKPAC CARRY?

What is the QIKPAC CARRY? QIKPAC is a panel mounted battery in its raw form. However, when integrated into QIKPAC CARRY, either with or without a TUF-HP module) it immediately becomes a portable battery with a carry handle to use around the workplace. With a TUF-HP installed, the user has

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How long do QIKPACs take to charge?

How long do QIKPACs take to charge? One QIKPAC will charge in 5-8 hours, for more than one you can divide the useable capacity of the battery.(200Wh) by the power of the QF PSU 70W. 1-2 batteries – 5-8 hours. 3 – 8-11 hours. Do you need more information? Our

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Is QIKPAC safe?

Is QIKPAC safe? It must always be recognised that whilst safe to use, Li-ion batteries always have a very small risk of thermal runaway, albeit as little as 1ppm or less – and in this regard, a customer should carry out a risk analysis for their specific application, taking into

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How does QIKPAC work?

How does QIKPAC work? QIKPAC batteries store a total of 240 watt-hours of energy. 200Wh energy is available for use, released as 24V low-voltage DC (direct-current). You can provide power for laptops, phones and other devices and power other DC features like LED lighting, WiFi routers, wireless chargers and more

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How do I dispose of old/damaged batteries?

How do I dispose of old/damaged batteries? When Lithium Ion batteries reach the end of their life, either through age or damage, they must be disposed of appropriately. They must not be sent to landfill. Please check with your local authorities how to appropriately dispose of Li Ion batteries in

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How are watt-hours calculated?

How are watt-hours calculated? • Watt-Hours (Wh) are calculated as : Watts x Time (Hours)• 1 Watt x 1 Hour = 1 Wh• 1 Watt x 10 Hours = 10 Wh (e.g. standard cell phone battery)• 200 Watts x 1 Hour = 200 Wh (e.g. 200 Watts used in 1

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What is QIKDOC?

What is QIKDOC? QIKDOC is a docking station for the QIKPAC Portable Battery. It can be sunk into surfaces or mounted under desk edges and provides a dedicated position for the QIKPAC Portable Battery to be positioned during use. QIKDOC can be specified as QIKDOC LOCATE (with no electrical connections)

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Will ARC-H LD charge through solid core material?

Will ARC-H LD charge through solid core material? ANIMATE refers to a system of components that when combined can power your furniture and bring it to life, allowing people to charge their mobile devices anywhere – whether mobile or fixed. • Electrically, it is a complete “Plug and Play” system,

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What is the difference between Type-A and Type-C USB?

What is the difference between Type-A and Type-C USB? Type-A USB was designed as a connector for connecting peripheral devices, with low power consumption, such as keyboards or mice. Over recent years it has been adopted as a phone/tablet charging connector, but that is limited to 12W, at best, and

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What are GST08 cables?

What are GST08 cables? GST08 cables are cables used with the ANIMATE system to transport the low-voltage energy between elements (e.g. between the QF30 PSU, QIKPAC battery and TUF-HP USB module. Do you need more information? Our expert team are ready to answer any other questions that you may have. 

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Are ANIMATE components protected against spillage?

Are ANIMATE components protected against spillage? IP ratings identify levels of protection of people from, and water ingress to, hazardous parts. Within the ANIMATE range, the user-facing TUF-HP USB modules are completely low voltage (under 30V DC). TUF-HP USB modules have been designed to minimize the effect of inadvertent spillage,

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What is a maximum cable length in a 24V installation?

What is a maximum cable length in a 24V installation? All long cables suffer voltage drop due to the resistance of the wires within, where the resistance increases as the wires get thinner. When deploying ANIMATE, using the ANIMATE PSU (Power Supply) and TUF-HP (with GST08 0.75mm2 cables) we suggest

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Will my TV run on the QIKPAC Battery

will my TV run on the QIKPAC battery Yes! Your TV can become completely portable with QIKPAC Modern flat screen TVs are highly efficient and use a comparatively small amount of power to run. This makes them excellent candidates to be powered by the OE QIKPAC battery. The majority of

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What is Sleep Mode?

What is Sleep Mode? Sleep Mode is the state that a QIKPAC Battery is initially delivered in and is also a state that the QIKPAC Battery will enter if it has been discharged too far. Charging the QIKPAC will automatically bring it out of Sleep Mode. Sleep Mode can also

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Do you accept returns of QIKPAC batteries?​

Do you accept returns of QIKPAC batteries? OE does accept returns of unopened QIKPAC batteries to our Wakefield facility. The return shipping cost will be chargeable to the customer and there will be a 25% restocking fee. It is a legislated requirement for transporting Lithium Ion batteries that they be

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What is the orange button for?

What is the orange button for? The orange button allows the user to check the battery charge status (short press), or to put the battery to sleep or wake it up (long press). For more information, see the QIKPAC datasheet. Do you need more information? Our expert team are ready

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