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Thursday, 26 May 2022  |  Craig
Sodium-Ion Batteries. Are they the future?

Today we take a look at Sodium-Ion Batteries and ask, 'Can they really be the future of battery technology?'.

Thursday, 28 April 2022  |  Craig
PWM Vs MPPT Solar Controllers

We take a look at the pros & cons of MPPT & PWM solar controllers and discuss which one will provide the best results, depending on your environment.

Thursday, 14 April 2022  |  Craig
Extending Cable for 12V Compressor Fridge

Installing a 12V compressor fridge can look quite simple on paper, but some not-so-obvious issues need to be taken into account to prevent problems. We take a look at these, how they may affect your build and what can be done to resolve these issues.

Thursday, 7 April 2022  |  Craig
Combined Chargers Vs Separate Chargers

In this article we look at combined charging solutions versus separate charging options and examine the benefits and drawbacks of both.

Thursday, 31 March 2022  |  Craig
How can I tell if my vehicle has a smart alternator

When looking at split charging, you might have seen the phrase 'Smart Alternator' mentioned (along with Euro5/6 engine); but what is a Smart Alternator and how can you tell if you have one?

Thursday, 17 March 2022  |  Craig
12V Dimmable LED Lights

A product we have a significant number of enquries about is 12V dimmable LED lights, but these prove to be tricky to find & often problematic. Today we're going to try and explain some of the issues around dimmable LED lights.

Thursday, 24 February 2022  |  Craig
Who are Victron Energy?

Today we take a look at Victron Energy and why you may have seen or heard about their range of products.

Thursday, 17 February 2022  |  Craig
Crimping Insulated Terminals Video

Our latest video tackles the Insulated Terminals. Although common we find there's still some confusion surrounding these terminals. This video tackles these questions and helps you achieve the best crimp possible,

Thursday, 3 February 2022  |  Craig
Isolators for Solar Panels

We often get asked for solar isolators following a YouTube video or guide but do you really need one? We break it down in this article.

Thursday, 27 January 2022  |  Craig
Picking the right LED light

We often get asked by customers to recommend an LED light - there are so many to choose from and lots of considerations when assessing which one would be most suitable. In this article, we'll take a look at some of the key things to consider when choosing the right LED light for your application.

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