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what does the code G9 mean on the top of battery
Hello, the G9 date code sticker would indicate that the battery was sold in July of 2019.
what does the code G9 mean on top of battery.
Hello, the G9 date code sticker would indicate that the battery was sold in July of 2019.
what is code K5
Hello, the K5 date code sticker would indicate that it was purchase in or around October of 2015.
What does the E4 sticker on my battery signify?
Hello, the E4 sticker on your battery would indicate a date code of May, 2014.
Ampere (A)
A unit of measurement for electron flow or current through an electrical circuit. (Amp = Volt / Ohm)
Ampere-Hour (AH)
A unit of measurement for electron flow or current through an electrical circuit for a certain period of time. (Ampere X Hour = Ampere-Hour).
Electrolyte
In a lead acid battery, it is a dilute solution of sulfuric acid (H2SO4) and water.
Hydrometer
A tool used to measure the specific gravity of the electrolyte solution.
Ohm (Ω)
A unit of measurement for electrical resistance within an electrical circuit. ( Ohm = Volt / Ampere )
Ohm's Law
Expresses the relationship between voltage ( volts ), current ( amperes ), and resistance ( ohms ). (Ohms = Volts / Amperes).
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FAQ's
How is a Centennial Deep Cycle Battery different from a regular automotive battery?
Automotive "short burst" batteries are specifically manufactured to generate the short bursts of energy required to start your engine. After which, the alternator takes over, providing the power to run the vehicle and recharge the slightly discharged...
Does my RV/Marine application require a Deep Cycle battery?
Anytime you require a battery that has to provide continuous power, you will need a Deep Cycle Battery. Trolling motors, running lights, fish finders and marine accessories. Electric starting outboards with no charging system. Accessories in RVs...
What makes Deep Cycle batteries behave differently?
Deep cycle batteries have a thicker plate design that consists of a higher density active material that will withstand the stress of repetitive cycling and vibration. The grid alloy is specifically formulated to increase the active material's adhesion...
How can I get the most cycles out of my Centennial Deep Cycle Battery?
A Centennial Deep Cycle Battery, when properly maintained and charged, should deliver more than 200 deep discharges. Keep your battery clean and free of corrosion. Use baking soda or battery cleaner (available from your Centennial retailer). Flush entirely...
What is the best way to charge my Centennial Deep Cycle Battery?
Be sure the amps, the voltage, and the type of charger match the battery that you are charging. Never overcharge your battery. This can lead to water loss and grid corrosion that can greatly reduce the life of the battery. A charger with an automatic...
How should I store my battery between seasonal activities?
If you need to store battery for an extended period of time make sure that you charge it completely. Store it in a cold place, but not where it will be consistently below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. All batteries discharge naturally, but the lower the temperature...
Which Centennial Deep Cycle Battery is right for me?
Determine your dimensional limitations Observe the voltage Determine the number of cranking amps your electrical system requires. Estimate the amount of operational hours you require without recharging
I have (2) cb6-400 in series =12v My noco genius 10 only charges to 230ah What charger do you recommend?
Hello, I'd recommend the NOCO Genius G15000 or G26000. Please click on links below to view details. https://www.battsys.com/noco-genius-g15000-12v-24v-15a-ultrasafe-battery-charger-with-jumpcharge-engine-start https://www.battsys.com/noco-genius...
Where are you located and how long have you been in business?
Battery Systems entered the battery business in 1955 when the founder, Harry Streelman, nicknamed Deadcell Harry, started a small battery rebuilding and recycling business in Southern California. His nickname came from his business: picking up dead tar...
you say to get the most cycles out of the centennial deep cycle battery the water level needs to be maintained up to the vent wall. the battery is maintenance free and it states never add water again. Please explain.
Hello, Our Centennial Flooded Lead Acid Deep Cycle Maintenance Free batteries come sealed for life from the factory and do not require maintenance of the electrolyte levels. The most significant benefit of the sealed design is that no service attention...
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