Newport Vessels Trolling Motor Smart Battery Box Power Center

Newport Vessels Trolling Motor Smart Battery Box Power Center is a very popular way of storing, carrying, and using larger sealed lead-acid (SLA) battery on smaller boats, pontoon, and even kayaks.

Newport Vessels Trolling Motor Smart Battery Box Power Center is large enough to accept Group 24 and Group 27 batteries and to protect them from water splash, rain, sun, wind, etc.

Also, Newport Vessels Trolling Motor Smart Battery Box Power Center comes with many other features making it one of the most popular Smart Battery Box Power Centers on the market.

Published: September 30, 2020.

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 Features and Specifications

Newport Vessels Trolling Motor Smart Battery Box Power Center does NOT come with a battery or a battery charger - they must be purchased separately.

Outside dimensions of the box are (L x W x H) 17 x 10.5 x 14 inches (~43.2 x 26.7 x 35.6 cm) and internal dimensions are (L x W x H) 13.375 x 7.375 x 8.75 inches (~34 x 18.7 x 22.2 cm) - Group 24 and Group 27 may fit easily, but also other batteries that have similar dimensions.

Battery box is very compact and can easily fit on smaller boats, pontoons, kayaks, and other similar vessels.

Most important features include:

- Integrated 10 Amps and 60 Amps circuit breakers, intended to protect trolling motor and other devices connected to the box,

- USB charger and 12V DC port (using the energy stored in the onboard battery),

- external battery ports are used for connecting the trolling motor (or some other devices) to the box, while keeping the battery closed,

- box protects the battery from rain and water splashes, but it cannot be submerged,

- rubberized foot inserts to prevent the box from sliding over the boat's floor,

- LED battery meter displays the remaining battery charge.

Note: LED battery meter is calibrated for lead-acid batteries and not for lithium batteries. Lithium batteries may be used, but the readings may be incorrect.

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When charging the battery, there is no need to remove the battery from the box. When going on the longer fishing trips, one can connect small solar panel with charge controller and keep the battery charged at least most of the time - charge level in situations like this one greatly depends on the amount of sunlight, weather, battery use, size of the solar panel and similar.

If You like trolling with your small boat, pontoon, kayak, or even inflatable boat, Newport Vessels Trolling Motor Smart Battery Box Power Center can be of great help - it stores and protect the battery, and help the user to use it in a most efficient way.

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