Knowledge Base

In this section we have aimed to provide a range of useful articles covering the basics of chargers, different types of batteries, battery management as well as battery safety. If you are new to batteries or are simply doing some research take some time to read some of the below articles. These articles are based on our own in house experience and should help you to understand Mr Positives products better and to be able to make more inform decisions.

Author: Mr Positive   Date Posted: 14 October 2016

With so many 18650 battery products available now days, and with the aim of dealing with common mistakes made when shopping for 18650 batteries, this is a quick article to cover some of the misconceptions.


Author: Mr Positive   Date Posted: 18 May 2016

This article is an excellent resource if you are new to Lipo batteries and need a good breakdown on what to look for, what all the ratings mean, and how to look after your Lipo's.


Author: Mr Positive   Date Posted: 18 May 2016

With today's modern battery chemistries, such as Lithium based cells, safety should be the number one priority. This article covers the do's and don'ts of looking after Lipo's, charging Lipo's, and general everyday use.


Author: Mr Positive   Date Posted: 18 May 2016

Are you thinking about buying a new charger? In this article we explore some key features that you should make sure your charger has before purchasing one. Some features are must have, and some are features that we feel you will need down the line.


Author: Mr Positive   Date Posted: 18 May 2016

There are many variations of lead acid batteries. This article aims to clear up confusion surrounding all the main types of lead acid batteries and they designated applications.


Author: Mr Positive   Date Posted: 18 May 2016

What do all the ratings and terms found on Lead Acid batteries mean? Manufacturers use a range of ratings and terms to categories their products. This article covers AHr, ccA, mcA and other ratings commonly found on lead acid batteries.


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Can Shorai LFX batteries be used in deep cycle applications such as golf carts, gold trundlers, mobility scooters and ebikes?


Author: Mr Positive   Date Posted: 18 May 2016

How much capacity is enough when selecting the right deep cycle battery? In this article we cover the basic on choosing the right deep cycle battery to suit common applications.


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In this article we breakdown parallel charging, which is an advanced charging technique. Parallel charging will allow you to charge more than one (same cell) battery pack at a time.


Author: Mr Positive   Date Posted: 18 May 2016

This article explores another advanced changing technique called series charging. Much like parallel charging, series charging allows you to charge more than one battery at the same time (they can be different cell counts but MUST be same capacity).


Author: Mr Positive   Date Posted: 18 May 2016

This article covers the basic of wiring digital panel ammeters. Although your digital ammeter may differ from models in these examples. The basic wiring principle and common ground issue will be the same.


Author: Mr Positive   Date Posted: 18 May 2016

There are many connectors out there. In this article we cover all the main connectors, as well as the main manufactured balance connectors. If you are wondering what connector to use, or what your existing models connectors are so you can buy the right so