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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

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