Most people have experienced a situation where your car or motorcycle has stayed in the garage dormant for a prolonged period of time, well if you haven’t this is what happens. When you try to start the vehicle or the motorcycle it will not start, the reason being that batteries die when left idle. A battery tender is the solution to this problem, it will keep or restore your battery to the state that you left it and, is quite simple to use. Here is a preview of some of the best battery tenders available in the market currently.
9. Battery Tender 021-0123 Battery Tender Junior 12V Battery Charger
It is a small, light weight battery charger to keep the batteries charged while not in use.it is fully automated, meaning it has its own brain that controls the whole charging process and has an indicator that will tell you when the battery is fully charged.it is ideal for charging and extending the life of any lead acid battery used in motor vehicles, ATVs and airplanes. Its advanced technology will quickly recharge and maintain the battery for an indefinite period of time.an optional 25 feet cable is included on your request.
8. Battery Tender (022-0192) Black 12 Volt 0.750 Amp Junior Battery
this charger has been listed in California Appliance Efficiency Database that requires manufacturers of battery chargers to be more energy efficient, therefore proving itself to be very energy efficient.it comes with a complete 4-step program is spark proof, has reverse polarity protection in case of wrong connection to the battery terminals and has a safety timer of 80 hours to prevent damage. This battery charger also comes with five years’ warranty and is reasonably priced
7. Battery Tender 021-0156 Battery Tender Plus 12V Battery Charger True Gel Cell Model
It is the most advanced battery charger in the market. Although slightly more expensive and bigger than the two charges above, it is more advanced and has more capabilities than the other two, you will get value for your money.it is temperature compensated to ensure optimum charge voltage regardless of the temperature. This charger can also be used with GEL batteries due to the adjustable GEL battery software that allows a lower charge voltage and a higher store voltage.it is equipped with a 4-step charging program and is automatic. Constant current charging and monitored voltage patterns allows the charging process safely and will ensure overcharging will not occur.
6. Battery Tender 022-0165-DL-WH 12-Volt 2-Bank Battery Management System
This charger will operate anywhere in the world, it is perhaps the most advanced of all the four charges and comes with a 2 year warranty. It is perfect for shops, service centers and is a bit more expensive due to its capabilities and desigmit has two independent charging stations that have temperature compensation to provide the required voltage in relation to ambient temperature. Of all the charges that I have reviewed, it is the only one capable of charging all AGM batteries, flooded batteries and sealed maintenance free batteries. However, it has a 3-step charging program, meaning it does not have the absorption mode like the other three.
5. Battery Tender BTLI 4A240C Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery
This battery tender comes at a reasonable price and it is ideal for every car as it fits the battery box using enclosed foam blocks. One of the main advantages of this battery tender is that it comes with a 3-year warranty, so buyers have more peace of mind. Thanks to its unique construction and design, this battery tender has no liquid inside and it will also last 5 times longer than normal acid batteries, saving money for the driver in the long run.
4. Battery Tender 022-0157-1 Waterproof 12 Volt Power Tender Plus Battery Charger
This battery tender features a plethora of advantages of benefits. For example, it is completely waterproof and vibration resistant, so it will last longer. It also comes with a 2-year warranty, so the driver’s investment is covered. It features a steel casing which adds strength and protects the battery against regular wear. Another great advantage is that this battery tender has a 4-stage-charging system which completely recharges the batteries after use. The Battery Tender 022-0157-1 is portable and it can be easily mounted in every vehicle.
3. NOCO Genius G750 6V/12V .75A UltraSafe Smart Battery Charger
This battery charger is a safe and efficient option for all drivers. It is capable of charging 6 and 12 volts batteries 2 times faster than normal chargers and it can even repair damaged batteries. Customers can use it for automotive batteries as well as for snowmobile or lawn mowers batteries. The NOCO Genius UltraSafe Smart Battery Charger is a compact device, UV resistant and completely waterproof. It features intuitive LED indicators which show details about the charging state. It comes with a 5-year warranty.
2. Battery Tender 022-0150-DL-WH 800 Battery Charger
This battery charger is a better option for customers who have a smaller budget. It features a protective case which shields the internal components against shocks, vibration, dust and liquids. It is a very compact and lightweight device which only weighs one pound. The Battery Tender 022-0150-DL-WH 800 Battery Charger works at 800 milliamps and it has 3 charging stages. It can be used on any weather conditions as its protective case will stop rain or snow from damaging its internal components.
1. Black & Decker BM3B 6V and 12V Battery Charger / Maintainer
This battery charger/maintainer is used for 6 and 12 volts batteries. It can be easily connected to any vehicle using battery clips which are included in the package. Customers can also use this charger/maintainer for their motorcycles, lawn mowers, watercraft and other vehicles. The Black & Decker Battery Charger is completely automatic and it will switch itself off when the charging stage is completed. It will also switch automatically from the charging stage to the floating stage, keeping the battery at optimal charge.
Battery tenders, chargers and maintainers are an essential accessory in every driver’s toolkit these days.
It is important to have a battery tender/charger in your garage to keep the car’s battery at optimal charge and save money in the future. Customers should always opt for battery chargers or tenders which are UV resistant, fireproof, waterproof and fully protected against dust and sparks. This allows them to use the battery chargers/tenders during bad weather conditions and prolong the lifespan of the car’s battery. Our list features battery accessories which come at reasonable prices and offer multiple advantages without scompromising on quality or durability.