Marine Battery Comparison

Marine Battery Comparison: Century v Lifeline v Optima

When comparing marine batteries the information can get quite confusing and even misleading. In our opinion, as battery experts and boating enthusiasts, there are three true marine batteries which stand out in the market.

 

 

Century Marine Batteries

Century batteries are true marine batteries with many unique features making it a standout marine battery on the market. The Century marine range is designed to spend its lifetime on the water, making them one of the few marine batteries which its sole purpose is to provide significant amounts of power under harsh conditions when you’re out there wave pounding. Century marine batteries are built sturdy to reduce the damaging effects of vibration, providing you with consistent, reliable starting power. Incorporating these advanced technology features, these batteries are ideal for any recreational or industrial marine applications.

 

Marine Pro 580 (D23RM MF)

580 CCA | 750 MCA | 65 AH
  • For boats with engines up to 70hp
  • Power for engine starting only
  • vibration resistant

 

Marine Pro 680 (NS70M MF)

680 CCA | 880 MCA | 75 AH
  • For boats with engines up to 150hp
  • Power for engine starting, semi-cycling & basic electrics
  • Platelock™ technology for superior vibration resistance

 

Marine Pro 780 (N70ZM MF)

780 CCA | 1000 MCA | 100 AH
  • For boats with engines up to 350hp
  • Power for engine starting, semi-cycling & basic electrics
  • Platelock™ technology for superior vibration resistance

 

Marine Pro Cruiser N150M / N200M

1200 CCA | 1440 MCA | 200 AH (N200M)
  • For larger vessels with engines up to 350hp+
  • Power for engine starting, semi-cycling & basic electrics
  • Platelock™ technology for superior vibration resistance

Lifeline Batteries

Another highly regarded competitor in the marine battery community is Lifeline Batteries. These hybrid cranking/deep cycle batteries are unparalleled in safety, reliability and performance. Lifeline’s signature ultra low internal resistance ensures an incredible charging efficiency, making this a superior dual purpose battery for real starting and deep cycling requirements. Furthermore, another great advantage of Lifeline batteries is their highly regarded vibration-resistant structural design. This state-of-the-art design has made Lifeline batteries some of the safest batteries on the market, being the only off-the-shelf battery to pass stringent vibration requirements of the US Military services, rendering it ideal for all marine applications. Continuing, the high-tech sealed pressure relief safety valves enable the battery to operate in any orientation without leaking, making this an ideal maintenance free marine battery.

 

Lifeline GPL-24T

550 CCA | 680 MCA | 80 AH
  • Deep-cycling capabilities
  • AGM technology
  • Military grade quality

 

Lifeline GPL-27T

575 CCA | 715 MCA | 100 AH
  • Deep-cycling capabilities
  • AGM technology
  • Military grade quality

 

Lifeline GPL-31T

600 CCA | 750 MCA | 105 AH
  • Deep-cycling capabilities
  • AGM technology
  • Military grade quality

Optima BlueTop

Another legitimate contender for a great marine battery is Optima’s BlueTop range. The Optima BlueTop AGM is best suited for marine applications that require a maintenance free, but also, a high cranking power battery. The BlueTop’s superior quality build and design provides a safe sturdy frame, giving the BlueTop a spill-proof design and vibration resistance up to 15 times more than standard marine batteries. An imperative feature for providing the care-free boating experience you desire. Continuing, the Blue Top’s advance AGM deep cycle technology provides a lifespan of up to three times that of regular marine batteries. This maintenance free, yet, powerful-cranking battery is ideal for any boating needs.

 

Optima BlueTop 34M

800 CCA | 1000 MCA | 50 AH
  • Starting with Dual Purpose capabilities
  • Maintenance-free
  • Vibration resistant and spill proof

 

Optima BlueTop D34M

750 CCA | 870 MCA | 55 AH
  • Dual Purpose and Starting
  • Maintenance-free
  • Vibration resistant and spill proof

 

Optima BlueTop D27M

575 CCA | 715 MCA | 100 AH
  • Dual Purpose and Starting
  • Maintenance-free
  • Vibration resistant and spill proof

 

So, get ready for summer with brand new maintenance free batteries with reliable starting and a long life, for marine applications from The Battery Base and make this summer a blast on the water!

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