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(@tom_taylor)
Member Customer, NEFAS
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Has anyone looked at using Lithium batteries vice using Lead Acid Batteries for powering their rigs all night and also powering your laptop?

 

Tom


   
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(@david)
Member Moderator Registered, Customer, NEFAS, ACAC
Joined: 1 year ago
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I have made a battery using used 18650 Lithium batteries for my setup. It wasn't big enough so I made a much bigger one using 4 280amp/hour batteries. It is way more than is needed but I used what I had. Do you know how much power you need?   


   
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(@tom_taylor)
Member Customer, NEFAS
Joined: 11 months ago
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I never measured the current draw on my rig nor the laptop.  Lithium batteries are making their way into campers etc., since they are lighter and more energy efficient, but more costly.

I was just an idea.


   
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(@user)
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How big of a battery are you currently using? Some ppl are using Jackery's(or similar devices). Simple to operate and recharge, plus can be used during outages.


   
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(@tom_taylor)
Member Customer, NEFAS
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I currently have the Celestron Power tank and a Jackery 300.


   
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