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Battery Backup - Some for the Road

Hey! That's a pretty looking RV you got there! This fall you and your family can have a great time driving your recreational vehicle all the way to upstate New York, Manhattan or to Florida. However, before you start packing for the road trip, go back to the checklist. Did you miss anything? Think again! You might have left out that small pack of backup batteries. So, get that battery backup and have a ball or maybe a mini rock concert right there inside your RV!

How Batteries Really Help!
Batteries come in all shapes and sizes and prices. However, there are certain things, which are common for all small alkaline batteries. torchlight RV battery backups. They are mostly disposable. You could probably carry a set of 8 or 10 alkaline batteries and they will last you for the entire duration of your trip or maybe for 2 weeks. These can be extensively used to power your flashlight or your favorite Discman. On your recreational vehicle trips to the Outback, flashlights can make the all-important difference. The two types of alkaline batteries available at the nearest gas station or departmental store will likely be "AAA" or "AA".

Traction Battery Backup Kits.Moving on from alkaline batteries, we arrive at the traction batteries. Now, these are an interesting lot. In case there is some kind of power problem in your recreational vehicle, you can always depend on these items. They are designed to provide enough power to drive a vehicle. In a traction battery, the electrolytes are either gelled or embedded in a glass wool so that there is no problem of spilling. These batteries are of two types, the Zebra NiNaCl (Nickel Sodium Chloride) and the NiZn (Nickel Zinc). However, these days, lithium ion batteries are slowly pushing out the NiMh technology.

UPS- For Uninterrupted Fun and Work
APC Smart UPS.The UPS battery backup is the mother of all batteries, almost all. They can provide a back up for a few hours when there is no power supply. These days more and more people are relying on the UPS as a secure power backup. With the help of the UPS, you can run your laptop/PC and maybe reply to your client when your recreational vehicle is parked on the banks of the enchanting lake Superior. Apart from the laptop, it can power your fax machine and phone. It has some brilliant features when compared to a normal battery. It can boost or cut down automatic voltage regulation. The most commonly used model is the UPS APC Battery. (On occasion you may find a military apc for sale).

Flow Batteries
Now we come to the flow batteries, which are of a special kind, as they require additional quantities of electrolyte, which are stored outside the main power cell of the battery. The holding capacity of these batteries is immense and can be used for high-end operations. Any liquid, which is an electric conductor and has enough ions can also serve as an electrolyte for this battery. Let's take an example. To generate a small amount of electricity, all you need to do is put two electrodes into a citrus fruit like orange. See how simple it is! And you thought that the big black boxes are the only ones that can give you power.

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Another, often overlooked benefit of battery backups is RV safety. The dual sensor, 120vac with battery backup smoke alarm unit can be a very handy item to take along on roadtrips!

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