How Does a Soft Start for RV AC Work?

Your RV air conditioner can make the difference between a cool, comfortable trip and a sweltering nightmare, which is why many RVers rely on a soft start for AC.  An RV’s electrical system isn’t always conducive to running AC regularly. Due to the combination of how air conditioners function and…

What Does a Battery Maintainer Do?

Are you wondering how to properly store your RV or boat? Do you have a vehicle that will be sitting for a while? If the answer is yes to either of these questions, a battery maintainer might be an essential tool to keep in your storage tool kit.  But what…

Can A Wind Generator Power My Sailboat?

If you own a sailboat, you already know the incredible power produced by the wind blowing through your sails, propelling your boat over the water. You may be wondering if that same wind can power the rest of your boat. The answer is yes! With the help of a sailboat…

Can I Run My RV AC Unit On Lithium Battery Power?

It never fails that when the temperature in your RV increases, so do the attitudes and crankiness. Being inside a hot RV can be super uncomfortable and make you want to pack up and go home. More and more RVers are upgrading the battery banks in their RVs to lithium…

Can a Wind Turbine Power My RV?

You’ve probably heard of solar power systems for your RV – but they aren’t the only choice for environmentally conscious RVers or those looking for off-grid power solutions. Wind turbines for RVs have become more common in recent years as technology has improved. So what do you need to know…

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…

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…

What Battery Cable Size Should I Use?

One upgrade RVers and boaters 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…

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…