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Last time we talked about how vehicle batteries work; this time we are going to look at the most common types of batteries that are used in vehicles.
Last time we talked about why vehicles have batteries; this time we are going to take a look at how vehicle batteries work. For the purpose of this article we are going to look at the standard wet / flooded lead acid battery. There are several types of batteries on the market today. Although they may use different materials…
CTEK Multi US 3300 Battery Charger
The CTEK Multi US 3300 battery charger (Part No. 56-158) is a versatile battery charger in a compact format that makes it convenient and easy to charge and maintain all household vehicles. The special cold mode means that you can also charge during cold winters days without problems.
Choosing a Battery Charger: CTEK or Noco Genius
Looking at the new smart chargers available it seems there are two main contenders available here in the USA: CTEK and the newer NOCO Genius.
CTEK – D250S DUAL DC – DC 12V 20 AMP 5 STEP CHARGER
The CTEK D250S Dual is an in-vehicle dual-battery management system. It features a starter battery isolator and a five-step charger that automatically adjusts the charging voltage and current according to the auxiliary battery’s state of charge and temperature – reducing a battery’s charge time.
At first this seems to be an easy question to answer, but we think that you will be surprised about all of the functions that the battery performs. Let’s take a look.
Twinsburg, Ohio – CTEK has announced a partnership with NorthStar Battery to sell a line of high performance 12V battery chargers.
The new NorthStar Battery Chargers by CTEK are multi-step, fully automatic primary switch mode chargers for batteries that can support fast charging. Which means the NorthStar Battery Charger by CTEK can recharge a discharged NorthStar battery in as little as 3 hours or less.
“NorthStar Battery is a premier manufacturer of batteries,” said Andreas Naeslund, managing director, CTEK Power Inc. “We are excited to work with them on this new line of chargers. Consumers benefit by achieving the longest life possible for NorthStar batteries, as proper charging can double the life of a battery.”
Unlike traditional battery chargers, CTEK chargers are designed with a focus on simplicity, safety and flexibility. The new chargers are weather resistant, with unique Supply and Recond modes, and a patented desulphation function.
CTEK has sold over 4 million battery chargers in 60 countries around the world, and has won more than 15 independent battery charger tests since 2005.
Proudly made in the USA, NorthStar Batteries use the latest manufacturing technologies to deliver long life, superior cranking, unrivaled cycling, faster recharge and minimal maintenance, even in extreme conditions.
For more information about NorthStar Batteries, visit www.northstarbattery.com.