As we mentioned in the previous post, we visited the Lithionics battery factory in Clearwater, Florida. We met with Stephen Tartaglia, the company owner and Chief Engineer and Jackson D’Ettore, product manager. It was great to sit down with them in their facility and ask a ton of questions that we had about lithium ion technology. We also got to see a bit of where the manufacturing happens right here in Clearwater, FL.Read More
This is the first article in a series of many around the choices that we’ve made for the power system for Wally the Airstream. There are many brands and products out there for powering your RV so we’ll try to explain our choices for each below. Wally’s power system can be broken down into 3 major systems:
1) The charging system (solar, shore power, and generator)
2) The storage system (batteries, battery management system, charging system)
3) The power system (inverter, 12VDC panel, 110VAC panel)Read More
We visited Lithionics Battery’s factory in Clearwater, Fl this week and we can’t wait to tell you about it! Turns out they have the perfect 400-500 Ah solution for what we need to power Wally when we’re off-grid in places like the National Parks!
The best part? They’re local and UL listed. They’re the only one to produce batteries in the 12-24V range that live up to the safety standards to get UL listed. Many of you remember the Samsung Galaxy fires in the past. The last thing we want to risk is a Lithium ion battery fire in our Airstream.Read More