When it comes to auxiliary batteries, our range of Lithium batteries (LiFePO4) are fast charging, feature a long lifespan, are lightweight and low maintenance. You’ll spend less time thinking about your power and more time kicking back or exploring. Unlock a whole new world of free camping opportunities and be ready to escape on a whim!
Independently tested in our facility, you can trust that you will get what is on the label! The nominal capacity is what is running those appliances, e.g 100Ah = 100Ah - period. At REDARC we have applied our 12v expertise to ensure our LiFePO4 batteries are the best and with a decade of extensive offroad testing, they’re perfectly suited for your caravan, camper trailer, RV or 4x4. REDARC’s LiFePO4 lithium batteries are available in capacities ranging from 60Ah to 200Ah and include an internal BMS (battery management system), which enables the batteries to be connected in parallel to increase capacity for even longer storage.
For an incredible amount of energy, you can parallel up to four of the 60Ah batteries, and up to six 100Ah, 100Ah-HD and 200Ah batteries.*
You can also complete your whole battery management system by including solar and connecting your battery with REDARC’s BCDC In-Vehicle Chargers available in 25amp, 40amp and 50amp variants or a Manager30 30A Battery Management System. Find out more: BCDC vs Manager30: Guide
For a Total Vehicle Management System, the RedVision system enables the control and monitoring of many functions, including switching devices and systems on and off, and monitoring water tank levels and battery levels***
*Batteries must be paralleled with the same model.
**Lithium batteries are not recommended for cranking applications.
***When paired with a Manager30, RedVision will provide battery information.
ARE LITHIUM DEEP CYCLE BATTERIES WORTH IT?
Undoubtedly, lithium deep cycle batteries are a game-changer in the world of energy storage. Offering a remarkable weight reduction of up to 75% compared to traditional lead/acid batteries, they enable vehicles to become lighter and more energy-efficient. If you want to embrace the advantages of enhanced mileage, superior performance and long-lasting and reliable power, they’re a worthy investment.
ARE LIFEPO4 BATTERIES WORTH IT?
LiFePO4 (Lithium Iron Phosphate) batteries are certainly worth it for their distinct advantages over other battery chemistries, particularly lead-acid batteries.
DO DEEP CYCLE LITHIUM BATTERIES NEED A SPECIAL CHARGER?
Yes, deep cycle lithium batteries require a special charger specifically designed to charge lithium batteries safely and efficiently. The charging requirements for lithium batteries are different from those of traditional lead-acid batteries, so using a regular lead-acid battery charger may not be suitable and could potentially damage the lithium battery.
WHICH DEEP CYCLE BATTERY IS BEST?
There are a range of deep cycle batteries on the market but LiFePO4 batteries are considered the best in terms of safety, lifespan, and energy density.
WHAT IS THE LIFESPAN OF A LIFEPO4 BATTERY?
On average, a well-maintained LiFePO4 battery can last anywhere from 2,000 to 5,000 charge-discharge cycles.
ARE LITHIUM BATTERIES GOOD FOR CARAVANS?
Yes, lithium batteries are an excellent option for caravans for a number of reasons:
CAN I LEAVE MY CARAVAN LITHIUM BATTERY ON CHARGE?
Yes, you can leave your caravan lithium battery on charge, but ensure you use the right charger, avoid over-charging (check the battery’s BMS if possible), monitor the temperature, and disconnect when not in use.
IS 100AH LITHIUM ENOUGH FOR CAMPING?
100Ah lithium batteries offer a reliable power solution for campers wanting to run a fridge and LED lights for a night or two. However, for more extended and intensive camping trips, it becomes crucial to assess your power needs carefully. Understanding your power consumption and considering a higher capacity lithium battery can ensure a worry-free and enjoyable camping experience.
HOW LONG DOES A 12V LITHIUM BATTERY LAST?
The lifespan of a 12V lithium battery can vary based on several factors, including the type of lithium chemistry used (e.g. LiFePO4, Li-ion, etc), the quality of the battery, usage patterns, charging and discharging rates, and operating conditions.
CAN A 12V CHARGER CHARGE A LITHIUM BATTERY?
Most lithium batteries, including LiFePO4 and many lithium-ion batteries, require specific chargers to ensure safe and efficient charging. Using the wrong charger or charging with incorrect settings can lead to damage, reduced performance, or even pose safety risks.
WHICH IS BETTER LIFEPO4 VS LITHIUM ION BATTERY?
LiFePO4 batteries are generally considered to be better in terms of safety, cycle life and charging rate, whereas lithium-ion batteries if you’re conscious of cost or space.
IS IT BAD TO COMPLETELY DRAIN A LIFEPO4 BATTERY?
Yes, it is generally not recommended to completely drain a LiFePO4 battery. While LiFePO4 batteries are known for their safety and robustness compared to other lithium-ion battery chemistries, deep discharge (fully draining the battery) can still have negative effects on their performance and lifespan.
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