How to Discharge a Lipos Battery For Storage

When you receive a lipo battery, it is partially charged. This partial charge is called the Storage Voltage and is the voltage at which each cell is charged to approximately 3.0 volts. This is the best voltage for a lipo-battery, so make sure you discharge it at this...

How Much Solar Battery Storage Do I Need?

Perhaps you are wondering how many solar batteries do I really need. The answer is as personal as your preferences. Backup power from solar panels can provide you with essential comfort during a blackout, help you communicate and keep your equipment running during an...

How to Connect Four 12V Batteries to Make 48V

You might want to know how to link four 12V battery packs to create 48V power for your cabin. The answer is simple – connect them in series! Doing this will boost your total voltage and capacity of the batteries, making them last longer. Place the batteries...

How Long Will a 48V 10AH Battery Last?

It may seem like you are asking how long a battery with a 48v 10aH rating will last. Ampere hours can be used to measure the power of batteries but they don’t mean anything if the voltage is not the same. Check the C-rate rating (C-rate per hour) to find out how...

Choosing the Best Off Grid Battery

You have a variety of options to choose the best off-grid battery. If you’re interested in DIY projects and the best off grid battery for your needs, you may want to try the Crown CR430. The 430-amp-hour battery, which can keep you off grid for a year, is made...

What Is Phantom Power?

Phantom Power is an electrical signal that is required to enable a microphone to receive power. In its first iteration, 48V phantom power was designed to support simple, low-current microphones. In the original DIN 45596 standard for phantom power, it was specified...