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electrical:12v:deep_cycle_battery [2020/05/10 14:49]
frater_secessus [carbon FLA]
electrical:12v:deep_cycle_battery [2020/05/11 17:37]
frater_secessus [chain store batteries]
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 ===== chain store batteries ===== ===== chain store batteries =====
 {{ https://​i5.walmartimages.com/​asr/​523d2f9f-6552-48c6-928c-9eebf09ab0e9_1.3ffce13c71014acbc0a6c469b62333dc.jpeg?​150}}"​Deep cycle" / marine batteries found at Walmart and similar chains are not actually deep cycle batteries. ​ Real 12v deep cycle batteries like the [[https://​www.ebay.com/​sch/​items/?​_nkw=trojan+T-1275&​_sacat=&​_ex_kw=&​_mPrRngCbx=1&​_udlo=&​_udhi=&​_sop=12&​_fpos=&​_fspt=1&​_sadis=&​LH_CAds=&​rmvSB=true|Trojan T-1275]] are large, expensive, and very rarely seen in campers.((http://​www.cheaprvliving.com/​forums/​Thread-Everstart-vs-Everstart-Maxx-batteries-at-Wal-Mart?​pid=167108#​pid167108))  ​ {{ https://​i5.walmartimages.com/​asr/​523d2f9f-6552-48c6-928c-9eebf09ab0e9_1.3ffce13c71014acbc0a6c469b62333dc.jpeg?​150}}"​Deep cycle" / marine batteries found at Walmart and similar chains are not actually deep cycle batteries. ​ Real 12v deep cycle batteries like the [[https://​www.ebay.com/​sch/​items/?​_nkw=trojan+T-1275&​_sacat=&​_ex_kw=&​_mPrRngCbx=1&​_udlo=&​_udhi=&​_sop=12&​_fpos=&​_fspt=1&​_sadis=&​LH_CAds=&​rmvSB=true|Trojan T-1275]] are large, expensive, and very rarely seen in campers.((http://​www.cheaprvliving.com/​forums/​Thread-Everstart-vs-Everstart-Maxx-batteries-at-Wal-Mart?​pid=167108#​pid167108))  ​
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 +It's not foolproof, but seeing a CCA (Cold Cranking Amps) spec listed on the battery suggests it is //not// a deep cycle battery: ​
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 +> While it might be tempting to estimate the AH rating of a battery from its CCA rating, there is not a simple relationship between these two battery parameters.((https://​www.mathscinotes.com/​2016/​12/​relationship-between-battery-cold-cranking-amps-versus-capacity/​))
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 Having said that, if one is aware of the limitations of the battery it can play a role in the campervan, particularly as a "​learner battery"​ that the [[electrical:​batterycide|beginner often murders]]. ​ Lifespan on these batteries can be maximized by cycling lightly, perhaps 20% [[electrical:​depth_of_discharge|depth of discharge]]. Having said that, if one is aware of the limitations of the battery it can play a role in the campervan, particularly as a "​learner battery"​ that the [[electrical:​batterycide|beginner often murders]]. ​ Lifespan on these batteries can be maximized by cycling lightly, perhaps 20% [[electrical:​depth_of_discharge|depth of discharge]].
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