what battery should I get?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by sargent spurs, May 23, 2012.

  1. sargent spurs

    sargent spurs Chirping

    Aug 24, 2011
    Well I guess the title says it all, I bought a battery energizer from premier (link below) for my netting, I also bought a solar panel to charge the battery with but I need to know what kind of battery, it says to get a 12v. so I need to know the maximum amount of amps it can handle. [​IMG]

  2. Yiannisk

    Yiannisk Songster

    May 1, 2012
    The answer is in the description of the link you posted

    • Draw from a 12v battery is 42 milliampere (mA) per hour.
    • With this energizer a 12v 100 ampere hour, deep cycle battery will last approximately 59 days* on a clean or a weedy fence. *Assumes being drawn down to 40% between recharges.
    • Can use a 6-10 Watt solar panel with the Patriot P5 (not included in the kit).

    So as long as you have the solar panel and a lot of sun shine you can get power for a day or two even with a 10AH battery
    Last edited: May 23, 2012

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