Maintenance & Care Technical Bulletin

Depth Of Discharge

In cycling applications many battery suppliers and system installers talk about DOD and how this can influence the life of the battery bank. Read the manufacturers specification sheet to determine the correct usage of the product in your application. I would like to unpack this term so that all concerned can understand the importance of DOD%. There are various batteries available in the market place that can be used in a cycling application, all at different pricing structures and life expectancy. If one looks at the data sheets provided you…

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