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The World of Marine Batteries – Part 2

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By: Battery Systems Inc. Single Battery Boat Setups Our August article highlighted how you can use starting (cranking) batteries and Deep-Cycle (house) batteries together to get the most out of your boat. There are some cases however when you might choose to use these different battery types separat...

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The World of Marine Batteries

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By: Battery Systems Inc. It’s August and the end of the boating season is quickly approaching so make the most of it! And if you want to ensure your boat is performing to its full potential, it is important to dedicate time to the batteries that run it. This article will discuss the various batter...

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Series vs Parallel

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By: Battery Systems When researching your next battery purchase, you have probably come across the terms ‘series’ and ‘parallel’. Yet, you may find yourself asking – What do these terms really mean, and how do they affect my battery’s life and performance? For one, when discussing batter...

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Choosing Your Battery Charger

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By: LESTER CHARGERS Choosing the right battery charger can seem overwhelming with more options than ever available today. The quality of the charger, the warranty provided and the price are important items with which to begin your review. It is also important to know with what application the charge...

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Making the Right Connections

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By: US BATTERY Electric golf cars are typically powered by several batteries that act as one single power source. The batteries are connected in a configuration that provides the voltage necessary for the golf car’s electric motor to operate correctly.  As an approach to lower battery pack costs,...

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Bluetooth Technology…in an Industrial Battery Charger

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Bluetooth Technology…in an Industrial Battery Charger By: Lester Electrical Battery charging technology has come a long way over the past 50 years. The first automatic battery charger was introduced to the world in 1978, using “DV/DT”, a patented logic from Lester Electrical. Today, all mo...

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Battery Myths

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Battery Myths By: Battery Systems Over the years, the staff members of our different locations at Battery Systems have been asked a variety of questions about the form and functionality of the different batteries we offer. While our customers will have the customary questions we are glad to answer, ...

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Why Batteries Discharge Quicker in Cold Weather

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Why Batteries Discharge Quicker in Cold Weather By: Battery Systems People who live in colder climates have a higher probability of keeping jumper cables in their vehicle than other people. Why? Their batteries discharge faster. The electric current generated by a battery is produced with the contac...

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Lead Acid Batteries Offer Better/Safer Energy Storage Solution

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Lead Acid Batteries Offer Better/Safer Energy Storage Solution According to Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium By: US Battery During a seminar by the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium (ALABC) held in London, England last November, the lead battery industry was encouraged by the positive respo...

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Car Not Starting? Find Your Culprit

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Car Not Starting? Find Your Culprit By: Eric Wasson Testing your battery is very important- it can help ensure that your battery will function when you need it most. Battery care and maintenance is key to making sure that you catch your battery before it fails you. And while we all recognize the imp...

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