What is a deep cycle battery?

Answer A deep cycle battery is a battery that is designed to regularly discharge a large percentage of its space before recharging. Each cycle of the long-lasting battery is drained of the majority of its... Read More »

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What is a deep cycle marine battery?

A deep cycle marine battery is a marine battery specially designed to be discharged down to as low as 20 percent capacity. Unlike a starting battery, which produces a large amount of current for a ... Read More »

Is a marine starting battery a deep cycle battery?

A marine starting battery is not a deep cycle battery. A starting battery produces several hundred amps of current to start an engine but discharges only a few percent of its capacity. A deep cycle... Read More »

How to Use a Conventional Battery Charger on a Deep Cycle Battery?

Deep cycle batteries, such as a marine battery, operate on 12-volts, the same as the voltage that is available on a standard car battery. Due to their more complicated design, these types of batter... Read More »

Deep Cycle Battery Vs. Auto Battery?

Twelve-volt electrical systems often make use of lead-acid secondary cell batteries. Two types of batteries are typically used for a 12-volt electrical system -- automotive batteries and deep-cycle... Read More »