Solar Charge Controllers: Guide for Beginners

When learning about solar power one of the first things most realize is that solar power cannot be used directly. Because of its fluctuations throughout the day and weather conditions, solar power is not constant and requires some electronics to control it. When using solar to charge batteries they cannot…

Power Converters Explained: How to Change DC Power to AC Power

Anyone with a boat, RV, or battery energy storage system needs to know about power converters. Converters and inverters are essential for transforming DC power to AC power and vice versa. They make it possible to utilize all the 110V outlets in your home on wheels/water and charge your batteries.…

What Battery Do I Need for My Fish Finder?

Having a fish finder to locate underwater schools with reflected sound energy makes fishing so much better! You just need a way to power it reliably. If you want the best fish finder battery, you’re in the right place. If you’re feeling confused about the kind of battery you need…

Who Invented the Battery? And How We Advanced to Lithium-Ion Batteries

Lithium-ion batteries have completely revolutionized our modern world. They’re energy-dense, compact, and can handle repeated charge and discharge cycles. They make it possible to have smartphones, laptops, electric vehicles, and off-grid solar power setups. And in our day-to-day life, it’s hard not to take them for granted. But have you…

The Dangers of Battery Acid

In lead-acid batteries, acid, as the name suggests, is one of the most important parts of keeping the battery operating but it can also cause serious injury or death. Battery acid is a crucial but little-understood part of a lead-acid battery-powered electrical system. Let’s shine a light on this vital…

Can You Leave Marine Batteries in a Boat Over Winter?

When summer and fall boating season is unfortunately over, many owners will say goodbye to their boats for the winter. During storage, its important to know the do’s and don’ts of storing boat batteries in winter and charging them in winter. Storage for boat batteries doesn’t have to be daunting,…

How to Build the Best Overland Battery Setup

There’s nothing like the thrill of leaving the pavement behind and exploring the wild while still enjoying the comforts of your overland rig. But while overlanding may be a thrill, dealing with the rig’s power system isn’t most people’s idea of a good time. However, the right overland battery setup…

Should You Put Batteries in the Freezer? Temperature Effects on Stored Batteries

Most of us have heard this famous myth at one point or another: If you store your batteries in the freezer, they’ll last longer. But is there any truth to this common battery folklore? Or are you taking up precious freezer space for no reason? Here at Battle Born Batteries,…

What Is a Hybrid Inverter?

It’s always nice to have access to full 30 or 50-amp power hookups for your RV, boat, or other vehicles. After all, it’s often necessary to enjoy many of the comforts that make you feel at home, from air conditioners to microwaves to TVs. But unfortunately, these powerful hookups aren’t…