24vsla vs lipo4

detec52

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Jan 14, 2011
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Hi all I run my Aprilia enjoy on 2 12v SLA battery's and find them very heavy I get around 15 miles on each charge, they are 14 amp hour battery's, I'm thinking of getting a lifepo 4 24v 10amp would I get better millage with this battery or about the same I don't want to spend a lot on this and only get aroundt the same distance I have been told this is a very good battery and will outlast SLA. Rob
 

Alan Quay

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Dec 4, 2012
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Roughly speaking, when comparing SLA's with lithium, you should halve the SLA capacity.

Your 14ah SLA's are about equivalent to 7.5 ah of lithium.

If you put 10ah if lithium in, it'll go further AND faster AND pull better.
 

detec52

Pedelecer
Jan 14, 2011
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Roughly speaking, when comparing SLA's with lithium, you should halve the SLA capacity.

Your 14ah SLA's are about equivalent to 7.5 ah of lithium.

If you put 10ah if lithium in, it'll go further AND faster AND pull better.
Many Thanks for that information. Rob
 

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