Nominal Battery Voltage
- 12V, 6V, 4V, 2V.
Ampere Hour Capacity (Non Starter Batteries) - <1Ah to +200Ah.
Installation Scheme - Single battery, series, parallel or
Cold Crank Amps (Engine/Generator Starter Batteries) - CCA, Reserve.
Chemistry - AGM, GEL, traditional wet.
Duty Cycle - Deep cycle or standby/emergency use.
Ampere Hour Safety Factor - Nature of application.
Weight - Installation issues, recharging and frequency of removal.
Dimensions - Will it fit?
Maintenance Issues - Sealed for life verse top up.
Robustness - Extreme temperatures, vibration, shock, etc.
Venting - Facilities for venting gasses.
Terminal Type - Bolt though, screw down, SAE post, folded tag, bolt
Terminal Location - Top, side, top and side.
Terminal Orientation - Opposite ends, one end, etc.
Charging Requirements - Float, deep cycle, rate of charging.
Environment - Heat, chemicals, pressure.
Expect/Required Life - Remote location, critical application, low
Nature Of Installation - Life critical, mission critical ... lawn
mower, child's toy.
Handles - For lifting.
Safety - In part aided by correct battery specification.
Lead Time - Availability.