The SCPs are capable of storing the configuration and event buffer transactions within the panel after power loss due to the on board backup battery.
EP-1502, EP-2500, and M5-IC Battery Life
The stored database will be saved for a minimum of 3 months after power is removed, assuming that the coil cell battery is fresh.
Care must be taken when handling the unit not to short the battery circuitry.
Suggest the use of a pink ploy bag vs. a metalized static shielding bag when transporting the unit.
EP-1501 Battery Life
Up to 48 hours are required to fully charge the EP1501's re-chargeable battery.
A fully charged battery will store the database for a minimum of 3 days.
The re-chargeable battery is not field replaceable. The unit must be returned to the factory if it needs to be replaced.