Frequently Asked Questions

Our customers have a lot of questions.  And we’re here to provide as much information as possible to help you on your way.

Check here for answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

What size of cable should I use with my inverter and battery?

Learning what cable to use for an inverter is a vital step in the process of powering your off-grid system, even if it may not initially seem as important as figuring out the right inverter to use or how much battery power you'll need for your inverters. Finding power inverter cables and power inverter cords [...]

By |2021-10-12T00:39:27-07:00October 16th, 2018|, , |85 Comments

Why spend the money on a lithium battery?

There are several differences between lithium batteries and AGM. See below for a brief explanation: Benefits of lithium batteries: Lithium batteries offer up to 8x more charge/discharge cycles than AGM & GEL batteries Lithium batteries are 1/2 the weight of AGM & GEL batteries You will need 3 AGM / GEL batteries to every 1 [...]

By |2020-05-20T13:20:49-07:00September 5th, 2018||1 Comment

How many batteries do I need for my inverter?

To size a battery bank we take the hours needed continuously x watts = total watts/DC volts=amps needed. Example: 3 hours of run time needed * 1500 watts = 4500 watts total / 12 volts DC = 375 amps. You will need a total of 375 amps of stored power in the batteries. We don't [...]

By |2020-05-20T13:20:50-07:00September 20th, 2017||67 Comments