How a battery isolator works in your boats and vehicles?

What does a battery isolator do An automotive electrical system produces enough electrical power for an automobile to run the ignition system, charge the battery again and supply power for electronic devices inside the vehicle. Some vehicles take advantage of this extra electrical capacity to sustain a 2nd onboard battery. Typically a vehicle with more […]

Question: Why Would an ATV/UTV Need a Second Battery?

  Answer:  Most ATV/UTVs utilize a stator as the source for providing power to operate the vehicles system and charge the battery. These stators are capable of producing very limited amps and the amps they do produce are very RPM dependent. Basically low RPMs mean low amps. Couple that with a small battery with low […]

Facts and Myths in ATV – UTV Dual Battery Management System

Fact   All of the current charging stators in today’s UTVs will produce a maximum of about 35 amps of power when the engine is running at 5000rpm. Many such as the Yamaha Rhino produce less than 30amps. Battery discharge state at an idle Understanding this simple fact it is easy to recognize the need for adding […]