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Old 05-04-2014, 09:02 PM   #1
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Lithium-Ion Batteries

Has anyone used one of the Lithium-Ion batteries for their house battery in their RV? Are they worth the price? How do they perform. Where did you find the best price?


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Old 05-06-2014, 09:27 AM   #2
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A few links -- not easy and a bit pricey

A Year On Lithium | Technomadia

Cost Analysis of Lithium Ion Battery Systems for RVs | Technomadia

12V Lithium Rv Deep Cycle Batteries

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Old 05-06-2014, 02:20 PM   #3
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I'm not convinced about the number of cycles of these new LI batt's. lab testing is NOT the same as years in RV use. It's not just number of cycles but also number of years, temperature ranges etc that ultimately decide how long the batts would last.

IMO, there are a few reasons to wait. I remember the LED crazy stuff early on with the 10,000 hour claims and then saw them fail in my sailboat after one season in real use. Now they are better it seems.

Give me a couple 6volt wet cells anyday.
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Old 05-19-2014, 09:43 AM   #4
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Geez, did you see the price on those lithium batteries? Over $500 for the smallest one!?!
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