The latest HQ update, 0.33, represents a significant change in its offerings compared to previous updates. This doesn’t just have bug fixes and simple hardware support changes, this has new features thatRead More…
Beta test in full swing
The beta test packages have been delivered and installed successfully. We’ve already received valuable feedback and released software updates to address the more immediate issues. At this stage there is one betaRead More…
On our test vessel we have six rather old and weak Marathon M12V90FT AGM batteries from the same batch. They have a 12 year design life and are about 11 years old.
LiFePO4 batteries on a lead-acid solar charge controller
This question is often answered with a resounding No!, but lets look at some numbers.
Second test of LiFePO4 batteries
Our first test of LFP’s was about their response to a large load. The second test was to a small load, essentially a longevity test.
First test of LiFePO4 batteries
In mid April 2017 we tested our first LiFePO4 (LFP) batteries. They are Drypower 1500mAh 18650 cells in a 4S holder, fully charged and ready to go.