What Is An MPPT Charge Controller?

The most basic functionality of a solar power system is solar panels collecting energy from the sun and storing it in batteries so that you can use it whenever you’d like. However, you can’t simply connect your solar panels directly to your batteries and expect them to charge. To get…

All About Low-Voltage Disconnect

Battle Born Batteries are very safe, and one feature that helps protect people and their batteries is Low-Voltage Disconnect (LVD). This safety feature prevents you from completely depleting your lithium battery and destroying it. But if you don’t know your lithium battery has LVD protection, you might think your battery…

What is a Battery Monitor and Why Do You Need One?

You can make many upgrades to your battery system, but one of the simplest and most useful is adding a battery monitor. Let’s take a look at what a battery monitor is and how it can help you get the most out of your battery system. What is a Battery…

Everything You Need To Know About Golf Cart Batteries

Golf cart batteries come in various sizes and types and are the fuel that powers electric golf carts. And golfers aren’t the only ones using golf carts these days. It’s not uncommon to see people driving around in electric golf carts in many beach towns and retirement communities. They’re also…

What Is An RV Battery Inverter?

If you want to dry camp in your RV (or camp without electrical hookups), an RV battery inverter will go a long way to make that experience easier. These devices are becoming more popular, but many RVs still don’t come with one installed. What does it do? When do you…

What Battery Cable Size Should I Use For My RV?

One upgrade RVers often make is to their battery systems. Whether you’re adding an additional battery or a whole new solar power system, choosing the correct battery cable size for your system is critical. Let’s jump in and talk about why it’s so important to select the right cable size…

Charger Accessories

The purpose of a battery is to store energy, check out how to do so here. At Battle Born, we want to make charging your batteries, and the methods in doing so, as simple as possible. Whether it is the knowledge of what charger to use, how to charge your batteries, and everything in…

What Is A BMS (Battery Management System)?

Lithium-ion batteries have a lot of advantages over their lead-acid counterparts. They’re lighter, more efficient, charge faster, and have a longer lifespan. However, they’re susceptible to conditions that can damage the battery pack. Tapping into all of this potential requires lithium-ion batteries to be more complex and include components to…

Is It Dangerous to Mix Battery Sizes? 

When you’re building a battery bank for your mobile or off-grid application, it can be tempting to mix and match different battery sizes. Simply put, the answer is NO. For the longer explanation on why this is a very bad idea, keep reading. Mixing Battery Sizes: What Happens? You cannot…