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…

How to Use a Heat Pad with Battle Born Batteries

With the winter season and cold weather quickly approaching, the Battle Born Batteries team wanted to explain our heat pads and demonstrate their installation. We receive many calls about setting up and connecting the heat pad to our LiFePO4 batteries, so we decided to break down the process in detail.…

All About BMVs

Here at Battle Born Batteries, our sales technicians have noticed an increase in calls specifically about the Victron Energy BMV battery monitors. This blog post will help with everything you need to know about wiring, programming, charging and installation for your battery monitor. The Setup This post will focus on…

Why Should You Invest In Fuses For Your System?

Our technicians at Battle Born Batteries have recently spoken with many customers reporting a heat build-up at their fuse and fuse holders. We wanted to take a moment to share the importance of using high-quality fuses and fuse holders in your system.  What is a Fuse?  A fuse is an…

Setting up the EPEVER Solar Charge Controller

Recently, the Epever MPPT solar charge controller has become a popular option for many different customer applications ranging from RV, van and travel trailers to off grid and marine uses. It has an automatic system voltage recognition of 12 to 24 V, and an auto-saving function to remember settings. The…

Programming a Victron SmartSolar Charge Controller Guide

Here, at Battle Born Batteries, we offer a lot of products from Victron. They make high quality products and most of their components are configurable to work with our lithium deep cycle batteries.  In this guide we wanted to show all of you how to program a Victron SmartSolar controller.    What you will need to complete this programming – At least…

Setting a Victron Multiplus Compact with Battle Born LiFePO4 Batteries

The above video walks you through how to properly configure a Victron Multiplus Compact with Battle Born LiFePO4 batteries. Parts Needed: Battle Born Battery with Cables Ethernet Cable – little pointer break off the RJ45 hold in tab, its a bear to remove this cable from the inverter after programming…