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Post Info TOPIC: Lithium battery in a s/h caravan II.


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Lithium battery in a s/h caravan II.


Hi all; two weeks to the day i finally bit the bullit and purchased a Lithium battery to replace my ageing agm's batteries. I had spent ages reading up on lithium batteries , the good and bad points, the do's and don'ts. The type of cells(?) bm's. I ended up with a 300 Ah lithium battery that was on special from " Catch". It took 12 days to arrive from them. I soon had the old batteries (2 x 12 volt 220 Ah agm's) and as heavey as hell to lift out in a flash!! and the new lithium battery in there place.

As i alreadt had a Victron smart charger  (12 volt 30 amp ), victron current bridge and solar controller (100/50) it only took minuits to reset the parameters to the lithium settings with my phone. All this took place two days ago. I have been keeping a eye on the current and voltage so far and except for the inital charge from the smart charger and as well as the solar panels and i had a bit over 700 Watts going in to the new lithium battery.

I checked all of the settings on my phone today i found by looking at the settings that the new lithium battery is fully charged and the smart charger has gone into sleep mode and so has the solar charger. Battery voltage is right on 13.6 volts. So all good. Know i just have to wait for the weather to improve and take the caravan away again once the weather has improved !!



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