Can you help me identify battery type?

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  1. 1Step

    1Step New Member

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    Hello-
    Trying to setup my Renogy solar controller (Traveler voyager 20A) and don't know which battery type to select. Renogy states: "
    The Voyager provides 7 battery types for selection: Lithium-ion, LiFePO4, LTO, Gel,
    AGM, Flooded, and Calcium Battery.

    Included is a photo of my battery.
    Battery.jpg

    I have a lot to learn.
    Thank you for your help!
     
  2. eoleson1

    eoleson1 Well-Known Member

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    That picture is a flooded battery.
     
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    That's a standard flooded battery.

    If you haven't already, it might be a good idea to check the water levels and top up with distilled water before the season.

    Also, the next time you replace the battery, pick up a deep cycle battery - you'll get better performance over a starting battery.
     
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    charge it up first before you top it off with water though
     
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    rabird Howdy!

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    don't overfill it!!!! Learn before you fill, distilled water, use protection! Clean the battery.
     
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    Anthony Hitchings Well-Known Member

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    In each cell add only enough true distilled water (from CVS) to get the bottom of the filling “tubes” inside the battery to form a curved cup in the water surface (a meniscus?)
     

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