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Electric Scooters and Electric Wheelchairscost a lot of money and quite rightly you expect high performance. So don't skimp on your power source.
Battery technology has changed a lot over the past few years. Wheelchair batteries today especially gel/sealed batteries, offer more power in the same size case, provide more consistent performance and have turned past concerns into myths
TAKING CARE OF YOUR BATTERIES
How to prolong the life of your battery? When you first install your new battery, place it on charge for at least 24 hours.
Always keep your battery on trickle charge between uses and if your vehicle is stored for any length of time, firstly charge fully then disconnect your batteries.
Charging Battery technology has changed considerably over recent years. Batteries today, especially gel/sealed batteries, offer more power for their size and provide longer performance. Try wherever possible to fully cycle your battery before charging and then fully charge before re-use. Always use the correct charging system for the batteries in use. Never use Car chargers on Gel batteries. Never completely discharge your battery.
Warning! Batteries can be hazardous. All batteries, wet, sealed and gel units contain lead and sulphuric acid, both are highly toxic and sulphuric acid is highly corrosive.
Here are some simple rules for proper mobility battery charging.
How Often Should You Charge
A battery operated with insufficient charge over a long period of time may develop a type of sulphate on the plates. This sulphate is dense and hard, and cannot be readily converted to normal active material again. In this condition the battery is unable to deliver its full power