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Lead Acid vs. Lithium Batteries for Sailboats & Other Marine Vessels

Once you know the different types of batteries available for marine electrical systems, the next step is to compare the options available to determine which one is right for you. While lead acid batteries have been used on boats for decades, the newer technology of lithium-ion batteries offers many promising…

Different Types of Batteries for Sailboats & Other Marine Vessels

Upgrading your sailboat or marine vessel’s electrical system can be a long and challenging process, but it doesn’t have to be! Our Marine 101 course is a series of videos that break down each step. Prior to tackling your install, it’s key to learn about the various types of batteries…

What Does a Trickle Charger Do?

RVers, sailors, and overlanders who aren’t traveling full-time often have to leave their batteries in storage for an extended period of time. While this can bring concerns about diminished capacity, many people opt to use a trickle charger to maintain their batteries while they’re away, as they can be a…

Battery Reserve Capacity Explained: Time of Sustained Constant Loads

In a market saturated with batteries of all shapes, sizes, chemistries, and brands, selecting a battery can quickly become overwhelming. For the average consumer, sorting through scientific jargon, usage restrictions, and application power requirements seems nearly impossible. However, simply taking the time to walk through the meaning of each battery…

Everything You Need to Complete Your Comprehensive Lithium Power System

Discover how to assemble an independent power system complete with lithium-ion batteries, solar panels, chargers, and everything else you need.

Lithium-Ion Batteries with IP65 Ratings | What is IP65 and Why Does it Matter?

As lithium-ion batteries become more popular, various standards and certifications are being created to ensure consumers’ safety. Each of these standards puts the batteries through rigorous testing to see if they will continue to operate optimally, even in rough conditions. Ingress Protection (IP) ratings were created to signal how well…

Understanding the Many Uses of Lithium-Ion Deep Cycle Batteries

Deep cycle batteries have a long list of important applications. Explore use cases and link to trustworthy lithium ion battery products for your needs.

7 Things You Should Know About E-13, the Latest ABYC Standards for Lithium Batteries

Recent ABYC E-13 Standards ensure the safety of lithium batteries for boats. We share the key updates you should know, as well as tips for compliance.

The Basics of Charging LiFePO4 Batteries

Following your decision to purchase LiFePO4 batteries, the logical next step is determining what other components your system will need. Among other accessories, having a charger that is compatible with your batteries is essential. Understanding how to determine the right charger for your Battle Born LiFePO4 batteries can be a…