The Samson RB2030 rechargeable battery kit is for high quality sound anywhere electricity is not available - from the street to the beach, from parks to pool-side. Use with ExpeditionXPL and Expedition Express.
With proper care, your RB2030 will operate trouble free for many years.
Please read the instructions carefully and note that your battery has been shipped
RB2030 Gel Cell Battery 1
M4 x 14 Screws 2
M6 x 12 Screws 2
Charging the Battery
Before using the RB2030, the Battery must be fully charged. After following the
instructions for installation, connect the EX20 or EX30 to an outlet and turn the
unit on. The battery will take 6–8 hours to fully charge. The battery level meter
on the rear panel of your EX20 or EX30 will show a level only when the AC cord
Instructions for Installation of Battery
1 - With the rear of the Expedition cabinet facing you, lie the cabinet face down
on a soft surface as not to scratch the front grille. (figure 1)
2 - Using a phillips screwdriver, remove the two M4 x 10 lower rear panel screws
(to be re-used in step 6) and pole mount thumb screw (figure 1) NOTE: If the
cabinet is to be pole mounted, it should be secured to the pole at this time.You
will not have access to the pole mounting screw after the battery is installed.
3 - Replace thumb with the M6 x 16 screw (figure 2)
4 - Align the battery as in figure 2 and set its legs in the bottom of the EX20 or
EX30 as in figure 3.
5 - Connect the Battery supply cable as in figure 3. IMPORTANT! Both the connectors
on the supply cable (from the battery) and plug (on the cabinet)
are keyed. Be sure to connect the cable correctly or you’ll risk shorting
the battery which may result in fire and or internal amplifier failure.
6 - Lift the battery into place and screw the two M4 x 14 screws into the two outer
holes and the two M6 x 12 screws in the inner holes on the battery lip. Use
the two M4 x 10 screws (from step 2) to secure the bottom of the battery to
If you experience any difficulties, or require further assistance, contact Samson
Customer Service at 1-800-3SAMSON (1-800-372-6766) M–F 9AM to 5PM
(eastern standard time).
Type 4 x 12VDC, 3.3 Amp/Hours Gel Cell
Charging time 6–8 hours
Pin out for Cable and Charger (figure 5)
Pin 1 NC
Pin 2 CONTB (control one pin of relay for battery supply on/off)
Pin 3 CONTA (control another pin of relay for battery supply on/off)
Pin 4 VDC (Voloatge supply for battery charging)
Pin 5 AGND (Ground of Charger)
Pin 6 -VBAT (Negative battery supply to power mon.)
Pin 7 +VBAT (Plus battery supply to Power mon.)
Dimensions 8.25 in. (w) x 12.5 (d) x 5.25 (h)
209.5 mm (w) x 317.5 (d) x 133.35 (h)
Weight 12.8 lbs.