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 battery.
Deep Cycle batteries are constructed to maintain a continuous flow of energy. Some applications which require deep cycle batteries are trolling motors, house lights, stereo systems and motor home accessories. They are designed to endure the frequent, complete discharge and recharge essential these applications. This is called "Deep Cycling".