How to Trickle Charge a 12v Battery

Trickle Charging is the process of slowly recharging a lead-acid battery. This is done mainly to maintain the batteries as batteries discharge even while in storage.  It is derived from the word ‘trickle’ which means to flow or fall in drops or in a thin stream. Trickle charging is also referred to as Float Charging … Read more

How Many Amp-Hours in a Car Battery

Car batteries power up a number of components in the car. These include headlights, ignition systems, electronic devices like GPS navigation, audio system, and more. However, the main consumer of a car battery is the ignition system that needs the power in order to start the car. Once the car is running the battery is … Read more

How Long to Charge a Car Battery

All cars require a certain amount of power in order to start. That power is provided by the battery. The battery also provides enough power to run the lights and other accessories in the car while it is running.  Now car batteries lose their charge naturally even if your car is just sitting in your … Read more

Difference between a Car Battery and Solar Battery

In order to have a truly effective and efficient solar panel system, you need the right battery option that will fit your electricity needs as closely as possible. A solar panel generates power and stores it in the battery bank, which can then be used as needed. A solar battery bank functions like a hybrid … Read more

What are the Best Lithium Car Batteries

Lithium-ion batteries are in most of the devices we use nowadays including phones, laptops, and even scooters. This is owing to the batteries lightweight, faster charging, and efficiency. Lithium batteries have also led to the growing Electric Vehicles industries and Hybrids that mostly use Li-Ion batteries. So can you use Lithium batteries on your non-electric … Read more

Can You Use Car Batteries for Solar

Solar energy is only available during the daytime which means you can’t use it during the night. You, therefore, need to store this energy for later use at night and in overcast times when there is cloud cover and your panels are not producing as much. Hence the need for batteries. Car batteries are cheap … Read more

Charging a Motorcycle Battery Using a Solar Panel

Except for maybe a few most people won’t use their bikes for all the seasons and definitely not in the winter season. But leaving your motorcycle unused for a long period of time and you will get a flat battery. This means that it will not be ready to go and you’ll need to jump … Read more

Charging a Car Battery using a Solar Panel

Battery chargers enhance the performance of batteries and can extend the life of the battery. Car batteries will discharge even when not in use as devices like alarms and clocks will continue to discharge the battery. Car batteries can also be used to store power to a certain extent. The standard car battery is rated … Read more

Best Solar Car Battery Charger with Overcharge Protection

Car Batteries naturally discharge when not in use. This is a small but constant drain that if overlooked may drain completely and become dead. This reduces the battery lifespan and you will have to jump-start the battery to use it again. Modern vehicles have upward of 30 body control modules (computer), alarm system immobilizers, and … Read more

Trickle Charging a Car Battery Using a Solar Panel

A trickle charger is a type of battery charger that charges the battery at its self-discharge rate. It does this by providing a constant voltage and current keeping the battery topped off. This can come in handy when you want to prevent a battery from dying. A car battery will discharge little by little over … Read more