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Batteries - Application Notes

Batteries used in stand alone and stand by power supplies range in size from tiny batteries that will fit into the palm of your hand through to battery banks weighing a tonne or more. They all have one thing in common - the ability to be recharged back to their original state of charge after being discharged.

Both lead acid batteries and nickel-cadmium [NiCad] batteries are listed here. Lead acid batteries are generally cheaper and have a higher charging efficiency than their NiCad counterparts. NiCad batteries generally last longer and have the advantage that they can be completely flattened and stored that way without damage. They also do not exhibit the sudden death characteristic of lead acid batteries.

Wet cell lead acid batteries are the cheapest and the most commonly used in stationary battery banks. Dry cell batteries are usually used where portability is required or where they are inserted into a portable appliance.


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Wet cell lead acid batteries

These are the most commonly used batteries in stand alone power systems, being the most cost effective available. They also have a high charging efficiency, with typically 110Ah of charge required to replenish each 100Ah previously drawn out. It is convenient to divide wet cell batteries into small format and large format types. Small format batteriess are generally used for very small systems, typically where lighting and a sound system are the only loads. These batteries resemble car or truck batteries in appearance and come either in a 12 volt package or as a a 6 volt package and are typically portable. Two 6 volt batteries can be series connected together to form a 12 volt bank.

Large format batteries are designed for permanent stationary applications and are the type generally used for meduim to large RAPS systems. Since these batteries are not required to be portable they contain generous amounts of plate material and electrolyte enabling a battery life of 7 to 10 years.


SUNCYCLE AS Series Lead Acid Batteries

Made in Australia for Australian sunshine. The Battery Energy Suncycle is carefully designed to satisfy the special needs of solar and remote area power systems. Users of solar and remote systems need reliability, low levels of maintenance, exellent cycling capability especially during low input periods when demand tends to be highest.
Suncycle batteries, properly maintained, should deliver a working life well in excess of 10 years. Cycle life is consistent with design, with at least 5,000 cycles expected with the typical daily usage in a solar system. Improvements have continued in recent years, with changes to the active material to ameliorate charging from the discharged state, a frequent problem with solar batteries. Battery Energy has designed Suncycle to deliver reliability and performance, using ultra thick grids for long life, very high 100 hour performance and a large electrolyte reservoir for both safety and ease of maintenance.

All models come with a 3 year full warranty

Suncycle 3AS195 6V 195 amp-hour lead acid battery
630.00

Battery capacity (applicable to all voltages) is:
20 hour rate - 130 amp-hours
100 hour rate - 190 amp hours
120 hour rate - 195 amp-hours

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Suncycle AS450 2V 450 amp-hour lead acid battery
410.00

Battery capacity (applicable to all voltages) is:
20 hour rate - 270 amp-hours
100 hour rate - 390 amp hours
120 hour rate - 450 amp-hours

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Suncycle AS620 2V 620 amp-hour lead acid battery
572.00

Battery capacity (applicable to all voltages) is:
20 hour rate - 400 amp-hours
100 hour rate - 580 amp hours
120 hour rate - 620 amp-hours

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Suncycle AS770 2V 840 amp-hour lead acid battery
811.00

Battery capacity (applicable to all voltages) is:
20 hour rate - 530 amp-hours
100 hour rate - 770 amp hours
120 hour rate - 840 amp-hours

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Suncycle AS920 2V 1000 amp-hour lead acid battery
945.00

Battery capacity (applicable to all voltages) is:
20 hour rate - 635 amp-hours
100 hour rate - 920 amp hours
120 hour rate - 1000 amp-hours

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Suncycle AS1100 2V 1100 amp-hour lead acid battery
1,065.00

Battery capacity (applicable to all voltages) is:
20 hour rate - 760 amp-hours
100 hour rate - 1100 amp hours
120 hour rate - 1200 amp-hours

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Enersun SSR batteries

These are tubular positive plate flooded wet cell batteries made by Century Yuasa. The amp-hour capacity is quoted at the C100 rate. Capacity at the C120 rate is 2% to 3% higher than at the C100 rate. Capacity at the C25 rate is approximately 85% of the capacity at the C100 rate. Will deliver 3000 charge/discharge cycles at 25% depth of discharge and 2050 cycles at 50% depth of discharge. These figures apply where average ambient temperature is 25 degrees C. Refer to main battery entry for derating at higher average ambient temperatures.

Enersun SSR-875 6 volt 875 amp-hour battery
1,584.00
Enersun SSR-535 6 volt 535 amp-hour battery
1,210.00
Enersun SSR-1025 4 volt 1025 amp-hour battery
1,364.00
Enersun SSR-1320 4 volt 1320 amp-hour battery
1,585.00
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RAYLITE M-Solar batteries

These batteries feature tubular positive plate construction and are designed for solar applications. Under standard conditions they will deliver 3500 cycles to 20% depth of discharge and 1500 cycles to 50% depth of discharge. The batteries are provided with an external plastic case eliminating the need for separate battery trays.

All models come with a 3-year full and a 2-year pro-rata warranty.


Raylite M-Solar Battery 6V 600Ah
1,150.00

A 6 volt battery providing 600 amp-hours at the C100 rate measured at 25 deg. C. Each battery is 572mm long, 198mm wide and 460mm high. Two batteries are required for a 12 volt system, four for a 24 volt system and eight for a 48 volt system. Multiple batteries can be positioned with adjacent long sides and/or short sides depending on available space.

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Raylite M-Solar Battery 6V 750Ah
1,300.00

A 6 volt battery providing 750 amp-hours at the C100 rate measured at 25 deg. C. Each battery is 585mm long, 230mm wide and 460mm high. Two batteries are required for a 12 volt system, four for a 24 volt system and eight for a 48 volt system. Multiple batteries can be positioned with adjacent long sides and/or short sides depending on available space.

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Raylite M-Solar Battery 6V 900Ah
1,480.00

A 6 volt battery providing 900 amp-hours at the C100 rate measured at 25 deg. C. Each battery is 585mm long, 262mm wide and 460mm high. Two batteries are required for a 12 volt system, four for a 24 volt system and eight for a 48 volt system. Multiple batteries can be positioned with adjacent long sides and/or short sides depending on available space.

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Raylite M-Solar Battery 4V 1050Ah
1,216.00

A 4 volt battery providing 1050 amp-hours at the C100 rate measured at 25 deg. C. Each battery is 411mm long, 262mm wide and 530mm high. Three batteries are required for a 12 volt system, six for a 24 volt system and twelve for a 48 volt system. Multiple batteries can be positioned with adjacent long sides and/or short sides depending on available space.

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Raylite M-Solar Battery 4V 1380Ah
1,380.00

A 4 volt battery providing 1380 amp-hours at the C100 rate measured at 25 deg. C. Each battery is 415mm long, 230mm wide and 740mm high. Three batteries are required for a 12 volt system, six for a 24 volt system and twelve for a 48 volt system. Multiple batteries can be positioned with adjacent long sides and/or short sides depending on available space.

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Raylite M-Solar Battery 4V 1660Ah
1,595.00

A 4 volt battery providing 1660 amp-hours at the C100 rate measured at 25 deg. C. Each battery is 415mm long, 262mm wide and 740mm high, with an approximate weight of 145kg. Three batteries are required for a 12 volt system, six for a 24 volt system and twelve for a 48 volt system. Multiple batteries can be positioned with adjacent long sides and/or short sides depending on available space.

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Exide Energystore RAPS batteries

Australian made tubular positive plate batteries designed for stand alone remote area power supplies. The batteries are provided with an external case eliminating the need for separate battery trays.
Ideally suited for solar, wind, micro-hydro, diesel and hybrid applications
The lids are optional at an extra cost.
Optional maintenance kit available at extra cost

Energystore 6PR670 6V 670 amp-hour battery
1,040.00
Energystore 6RP830 6V 830 amp-hour battery
1,211.00
Energystore 6RP1080 6V 1080 amp-hour battery
1,549.00
Energystore 4RP1330 4V 1330 amp-hour battery
1,345.00
Energystore 4RP1600 4V 1600 amp-hour battery
1,520.00
Energystore 4RP1800 4V 1800 amp-hour battery
1,685.00

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Dry cell sealed lead acid batteries

SunGel gel cell batteries

SunGel are made to satisfy the increasing need for a maintenance free unit usable in any position, any situation and frequently, under Australian conditions, in very high temperature environments.
Although the SuperGel battery technology is based on previous gel technology, it uses unique chemical and molecular characteristics and differentiated production techniques from regular gel batteries, and are designed specifically for solar applications.

All models come with a 3-year full warranty.

SunGel 2SG1000 2V 1000 amp-hour Gel Cell Battery
1,110.00
SunGel 2SG875 2V 875 amp-hour Gel Cell Battery
1,030.00
SunGel 2SG650 2V 650 amp-hour Gel Cell Battery
710.00
SunGel 2SG450 2V 450 amp-hour Gel Cell Battery
620.00
SunGel 2SG250 2V 250 amp-hour Gel Cell Battery
330.00
SunGel 4SG320 4V 320 amp-hour Gel Cell Battery
800.00
SunGel 6SG200 6V 200 amp-hour Gel Cell Battery
700.00

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Genesis NP series gel cell batteries


Genesis GNP12-55 55 Ah sealed lead acid battery
240.00
Genesis GNP12-65 65 Ah sealed lead acid battery
260.00
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Sonnenschein Dryfit A 600S solar batteries


Sonnenschein 5 OPzV 400 2V 400Ah battery
550.00
Sonnenschein 7 OPzV 600 2V 600Ah battery
795.00
Sonnenschein 12 OPzV 1200 2V 1200Ah battery
1,200.00

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Small and portable batteries


Genesis GNP12-3.4 3.4 amp-hour sealed lead acid battery
40.00


3.4 Ah sealed lead acid battery suitable for bushwalking, canoing and other portable applications

 

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Genesis GNP12-5 5 amp-hour sealed lead acid battery
45.00


5 Ah sealed lead acid battery suitable for bushwalking, camoing and other portable applications

 

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