EXPLORIST.life Shows a Start-to-Finish DIY Lithium Electrical Install in a Camper Van 

Nate and Steph Yarbrough specialize in teaching people how to build the DIY camper of their dreams through their business, EXPLORIST.life. Initially, their “explorist” lifestyle started when they began a life of full-time travel in an RV and then later transitioned into a Sprinter van. As they shared their travels…

Battery Voltage Explained: What You Need to Know

Most batteries are classified based on their voltage. Whether it be a 1.5-volt AA battery, a 12-volt car battery, or a 24-volt deep cycle battery, battery voltage is a relatively common term. Nevertheless, it can be confusing to understand exactly what it means. There are a lot of common misconceptions…

How to Find a Lithium Battery Installer You Can Trust

Switching over or upgrading your RV or boat’s electrical system to lithium batteries can be an exciting time. But it can also be nerve-wracking to find a battery installer nearby that you trust. Many owners are understandably wary of plunking down a big chunk of change for sensitive work using…

What Are Cold Cranking Amps?

Have you come across the term cold cranking amps when looking at batteries? What is this metric and when is it important? Today we answer all these questions, so bundle up as we take a closer look at this energy concept and what it means for your battery.  What Are…

What Causes Battery Terminal Corrosion (and How to Avoid It)?

Battery terminal corrosion is an all-too-common problem. But what causes it? And how can it be avoided? We’re taking a closer look at what you need to know about battery corrosion, avoiding it, and cleaning up when it strikes. What Causes Battery Terminal Corrosion? Corrosion is a problem that occurs…

How Long Do Lithium-Ion Batteries Last?

The invention of lithium batteries has completely transformed our world. They power everything from our smartphones and power tools to large off-grid electricity systems and electric vehicles. They’re also extremely energy-dense, low maintenance, and have long shelf lives. But exactly how long do lithium-ion batteries last? And are they really…

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…