In this post, I will try to explain how to protect your alternator and what we decided to do regarding our alternator. Especially regarding the following
– Protecting the alternator from overheating
– Protecting the alternator from a load dump
– Increase charging from the alternator … More Protecting your alternator when switching to lithium
Most of all the electrical wiring is complete. Some small parts remained that I needed to complete. The hidden relay functionality There is a great Facebook group regarding lithium batteries on boats. After my installation of the battery pack, I posted a comment regarding my Lithium installation. I can recommend anyone considering lithium to join … More Finishing up electrical installation
After so much work and preparation I could finally install my LiFeYPO4 battery! Delivery and initial voltage check I ordered my cells from a large reseller here in Europe. They have relatively large volumes, and I would not need to pay too high shipping cost or a customs/tax/handling cost. To reduce the shipping cost, I … More Finally Lithium on Liv!
This post in full was written by an non professional that had no real life experience of using LiFePO4 on boats. This just us sharing our thoughts that we when through when planning for LiFePO4 batteries on our boat. Since this post was written we have gained a lot more knowledge regarding LiFePO4. These were … More Choosing LiFePO4 batteries for S/Y Liv