Has anyone used an Xplorer 135AH Leisure Battery

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  1. RichardB

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    These maybe the same battery as the 125AH ones they are selling at 2 for £150.:rolleyes:
    Why because you need to know the way the AH is measured. See
    https://www.batterystuff.com/kb/articles/battery-articles/what-does-20-amp-hr-rate-mean-.html

    Not all AH ratings are the same.:cautious: A battery can have more that one AH rating This one has three ratings
    100AH @ 5 HR 115 AH @ 20 HR 135 AH @ 100HR
    http://www.alpha-batteries.co.uk/12v-banner-135ah-energy-bull-leisure-battery-95901/

    Since they don't say which measurement the AH refers too, Its impossible to compare different batteries.(n)
     
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    Richard, I have put two downloads in the resources section you may find useful.
    NCC verified leisure battery scheme & In depth Leisure battery technology. The latter one being a bit of a read.
     
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    XP125 seems a strange part number for a XPlorer 135ah.

    Martin
     
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    You have to read the full spec, the Explorer being discusses is 135ah at the 100hr discharge rate.

    Martin
     
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    Thanks all
     
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    As far as I know you still need to vent it to outside, sealed and maintenance free just means that you can't get in to top them up if they run dry, if there is a fault in the battery it will still gas.

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    Yes, will be putting in a vent tube but being sealed and maint free means once its in place I won't need to get past it to top it up and it won't leak so shouldn't need to be in a full battery box...
     
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    Verified as Class C by the NCC independent testing scheme, Category C batteries are for users that require a lower capacity battery to cover basic operation of their habitation equipment for short periods away from an electrical hook-up:
     
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