What is Depth of Discharge? DOD refers to how much of a battery’s capacity has been used. For instance, a battery that has been drained 30% has a 30% DOD, and 70% of its capacity remains.
Marketing brochures and sales pitches can only tell us so much about a battery company. But a few simple questions can eliminate costly mistakes – and help you discover which battery companies are worth trusting your business to.
Nobody wants to start the spring boating season with a dead battery. It’s time-consuming and expensive – and let’s face it, you’d rather spend that time on the water. Follow this simple checklist to winterize your boat batteries – and be sure they’re ready for a great spring startup:
Cold weather kills batteries -- slashes lifespan and capacity. But you can protect yourself from “Winter Battery Blues” -- and get more life and performance from your batteries.