Part 1 of possibly 2
I wanted to start this thread... I've be speaking with Chris at Roamer about the 160S. I couldn't fit a seatbase battery as I have an inverter and a fuse box in the seat base. I still wanted more than 100Ah of power though. Roamers 160S is the exact same dimensions as...
Starting to plan out the electrical system for my conversion and have my first question (of many no doubt!)
I think I'm going to go for a 100Ah Renogy or Roamer Lithium battery but not sure what size 240v battery charger to get. Have been looking at the Victron ip22 models, either 15A, 20A or...
Renogy 12V 100AH LITHIUM IRON PHOSPHATE BATTERY W/ BLUETOOTH
i paid £465 - selling for £365 collected or plus postage.
its only had 2x cycles in one of my...
whats our thoughts on this? layed on its side it should fit under the drivers seat...
anyone had, used, theories on...
I have a fully converted van with a Sargent EC155 unit. I am wanting to leave that in place, but fit a new battery charger to cope with a new lithium battery.
Has anyone done this? If so, any advice would be appreciated.
Secondly, it looks like I will also have to replace my Sterling...
In the process of analysing my solar install before making the next step to Lithium.
It turns out there is a company in Germany who have collaborated with VW and are offering a fully integrated, VW approved Lithium install on Beaches and Oceans. The camper unit is even re-calibrated to...
Really appreciate the help I've been getting recently but I have another question.
I've been doing a lot of reading but seem to come across different answers, I'm trying to work out which size cable to use from starter to dcc50s to lithium to fuse and also to earth?
Some say 16mm2...
Seems like my 3 year old exide 142ah is on it's way out, not been charged for a few months and having been plugged in with the fridge on unbeknown to me the rcd had tripped letting the fridge kill the battery.
So replacement, another £150 exide which will do another 3 years hopefully, or do I...
Having recently spent a few days in the lakes I found that my leisure battery kept going almost flat, to the extent that I couldn’t use my night heater. I have a split charger but can you tell me if this will support the charging of a lithium battery.
Can anyone tell me the best place and what...
200Ah, 2000W, LifePo4 Leisure Battery Box -- How I Done It --
Its Spring 2022 and time to look ahead at the summer camping season.
having a look over the new products that have come to market over the last 12mnths, especially the Lithium based battery boxes i was liking what i was seeing...
Not me selling - But
just found this . . The guy had two, I've grabbed one.
Here is the other - be quick though !!
listed as for parts - but description it says battery working. - just bolts & storage start button missing, neither is needed to operate the battery.
Renogy 12V 100Ah SMART...
I don't see a lot of lithium battery builds here as most just buy a pre-made lithium battery as i have done in the past, but as i needed more capacity for longer trips i decided to commit on building a bigger battery.
In November i ordered my Eve 304Ah Cells, which currently have 320Ah capacity...
Renogy 100Ah Lifepo4 Battery + 100W Renogy Solar Suitcase
Not mine . . . but might interest some.
Renogy 12V 100Ah Heavy Duty Long Life Lithium Leisure Battery LiFePO4.
Bought last summer and never used due to covid and Ill health.
It’s mint condition as seen...
Roamer LiFePO4 Gen2 230Ah Seatbase battery -- "How I Done It" --
Its a Lithium LifePo4,
its got massive capacity @ 230Ah,
its got massive discharge performance 250A/500A,
its a Roamer !!,
its exciting . . . . .
its coming soon - the full test . . . . ...
So I have just bit the bullet and ordered a new Crafter through Hillside leisure in Derby who will convert it to my specification.
Have been told 9 month wait but expecting much longer!
They purchased through VW as they are VW registered camper van manufacturers and as such I got lots of...
Whilst I have my seats removed, I thought I'd take the opportunity to have an experiment with one of these:
After satisfying myself that it was fit for the intended purpose, I have wired it to switch the remote loop from...
After using an agm 120ah leisure battery for about 3 years, I decided to take the plunge and install a 150ah lifepo4 battery last December 2020.
After using it on several trips away I feel I can now give my opinion on whether spending 3 to 4 times the price for a lithium battery was a...
I’m wanting to upgrade my battery or at least I’m interested in upgrading it to a Lithium LIFEPO4 if it’s not too much faf
My current setup;
2021 t6.1 150dsg
Sealed 90ah lead acid battery under the front captain seat
- Sterling B2B battery charger. model: bb1230
- Victron SmartSolar...
I am planning the electrics for my new vehicle (when it arrives soon) and I have a question about charging.
I will have:
150W of solar
30A DC-DC charger.
110Ah LifePo leisure battery.
My question relates to the DC-DC and the connection of the solar controller:
Whilst I initially wanted to use...