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Dakota Lithium | PowerBox 60 (DL+ 12V 60Ah Battery with Battery Box)

 

Free 12V 10 Amp Dakota Lithium LiFePO4 battery charger included!

 

Designed as a waterproof and submersible mobile power station for use in extreme environments, the PowerBox 60 is one battery to power many passions. Jump start a car or boat engine with over 1,000 cold cranking amps (CCA) of engine starting power.

 

Power your devices and smaller appliances with 60 amp hours (768 watts) of deep cycle Dakota Lithium energy. Efficiently charge phones, laptops, camera equipment, TVs, monitors, portable fridges, medical devices, power tools, and more via the 2 AC wall plugs or the 6 USB ports.

 

Connect jumper cables to the automotive grade battery posts to access up to 1,000 CCA of engine starting power or use the waterproof binder posts to run high amp applications like 12V trolling motors. All in one waterproof lithium battery so light that it floats.

 

Dakota Lithium PowerBox 60 laying on the ground

 

Each Dakota Lithium PowerBox 60 includes: 

* Dakota Lithium Plus 12V 60Ah Dual Purpose 1,000 CCA Battery

* 300 continuous, 600 watt peak DC to AC Inverter w 2 AC wall plugs + 4 USB plugs and smart power use display

* Waterproof  and submersible (IP67) ruggedized PowerBox 60 military spec plastic case with shock proof battery cradle

* Waterproof automotive binder posts for connecting trolling motors, jumper cables, or other high power applications while maintaining waterproof seal

* Waterproof voltmeter for monitoring the battery power level & external USB C & USB A for connecting devices while maintaining waterproof seal

* Internal ballistic nylon bag with 3 zippered pockets for waterproof storage of personal electronics when box is sealed

* Removable, washable, anti-static silicone electronics tray for keeping personal electronics clean and safe while charging

* Free 12V 10 Amp Dakota Lithium LiFePO4 battery charger included

 

Dakota Lithium PowerBox 60 at the beach

 

Inside the PowerBox 60 is the DL+ 12V 60Ah dual purpose battery. Start your car or boat’s engine, crank up the car audio, or run your trolling motor or other deep cycle electronics — this is one battery built to power many passions.

 

Engineered with Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) technology this battery has twice the power, half the weight, and lasts 4 times longer than a lead acid battery – providing exceptional lifetime value.

 

Built for dual purpose performance the DL+ provides 1,000 cold cranking amps (CCA) and a high continuous discharge rate, making it a great choice for high amp draw applications like starting engines, car audio, heavy machinery, golf carts, or any electronics that require a lot of power at one time.

 

In addition, the DL+ provides the same legendary deep cycle marine performance that Dakota Lithium batteries are known for, giving you lots of power for a long time.

 

This is the most versatile Dakota Lithium battery, with the ability to both start engines, and power electronics. Free LiFePO4 charger included. Backed up by an 11 year warranty. 

 

Dakota Lithium PowerBox 60 charging multiple devices

 

Suitable for:

✔️ Combine with Solar Panels for Unlimited Off-Grid Power

✔️ Mobile Power Station & Solar Generator

✔️ Starting Car, Boat, & Light Truck Engines

✔️ Marine Applications

✔️ Deep Cycle Applications

✔️ Trolling Motors #FISHLONGER

✔️ #OVERLAND & Truck Builds

✔️ #VANLIFE & RV Battery Upgrade

✔️ Car Audio

✔️ Working Remotely

✔️ Emergency Power & Disaster Response

✔️ Construction Sites

✔️ Medical Devices & CPAP Machines

✔️ Fish Finders, Flashers, & Boating Electronics

 

  

Features / Specs

WATERPROOF RATING

IP67 Waterproof rating means this battery is submersible at a depth of 3 ft of water for 30 min with no internal moisture.

 

BUOYANCY (HOW WELL IT FLOATS)

46% of mass above waterline. PB60 is a waterproof battery so light that it floats.

 

POWERBOX 60 CASE

Waterproof  and submersible (IP67) ruggedized Powerbox 60 military spec plastic case with shock proof battery cradle.

 

TERMINALS & BINDER POSTS

Waterproof automotive binder posts for connecting trolling motors, jumper cables, or other high power applications while maintaining waterproof seal.

 

VOLTMETER & EXTERNAL USB PLUGS

Waterproof voltmeter for monitoring the battery power level & external USB C & USB A for connecting devices while maintaining waterproof seal.

 

DC TO AC INVERTER INCLUDED

300 watt continuous, 600 watt peak DC to AC Inverter w 2 AC wall plugs + 4 USB plugs and smart power use display.

 

INTERNAL STORAGE & ANTI-STATIC ELECTRONICS TRAY

Internal ballistic nylon bag with 3 zippered pockets for waterproof storage of personal electronics when box is sealed plus a removable, washable, anti-static silicone electronics tray for keeping personal electronics clean and safe while charging included.

 

BATTERY INCLUDED

Dakota Lithium Plus 12V 60Ah Dual Purpose 1,000 CCA Battery included.

 

CHARGER INCLUDED

12V 10A LiFePO4 charger included. Dakota Lithium 12V batteries should be charged at 14.4 volts, higher than AGM or lead acid. Lead acid chargers will work, but will only charge the battery to 80% of capacity.

 

11 YEAR BATTERY WARRANTY

World beating, best in class, eleven year manufacturer defect warranty.

 

STORAGE CAPACITY

60 Ampere hours (Ah). Dakota Lithium batteries provide consistent power for all 60 Amp hours. DL LiFePO4 batteries have a flat voltage curve, which means they have a steady power output as the battery discharges. The power output will not dramatically drop like similar sized SLA batteries. You get all the juice down to the last drop.

 

VOLTAGE

12.8V (Dakota Lithium 12V batteries can be used in series for up to 48V systems).

 

ENGINE STARTING POWER

Lithium battery equivalent to 1,000 Cold Cranking Amps (CCA) of lead acid battery engine starting power. Suitable for marine, automotive, and other applications. 1/4-1/2 the weight of a normal car battery.

 

SIZE

11.6"x 12.1”x 12.8” (295x 307x 325mm).

 

ENERGY

720 Watt-hours (Wh).

 

WEIGHT

27 lbs (12.2 Kg). So light that it floats.

 

LIFECYCLES (BATTERY LIFESPAN)

Up to 80% capacity for 2,000 cycles in recommended conditions. The typical SLA has 500 cycles. Dakota Lithium batteries last so long that the price per use is a fraction of traditional batteries.

 

OPERATING TEMPERATURE

Ideal for rugged & harsh environments. Much better than SLA or other lithium batteries. -20°F min, +150°F max optimal operating temps (battery performs well down to -20°F). Avoid charging below 32°F. Discharge cut off at -20°F/-20°C. Charge cut off at 23°F/-5°C. BMS high temp cut off at 167°F/75°C.

 

DISCHARGE

100A max continuous discharge, 750A max 2 second pulse, 650A max 5 sec pulse. The flat discharge voltage curve provides a 75% bigger capacity than a 60Ah SLA battery.

 

ULTRA-FAST CHARGING

DL rapid charge technology allows for charging speeds of 45 minutes (80 Amps). Recommend for longest life 60A or less (1C), Max continuous 80A (1.5C). 14.4V recommended, 15V max, BMS protection from over charging will cut off at 15V. Included is a free 12V 10 Amp (A) LiFePO4 compatible charger that charges at the recommended 14.4 Volts.

 

INCLUDES ACTIVE BMS PROTECTION

Contains a high discharge capable circuit that handles cell balancing, low voltage cutoff (10V) preventing over discharge, high voltage cutoff (15V) preventing over charging, short circuit protection and temperature protection for increased performance and longer life.

 

COLD TEMPERATURE CHARGING PROTECTION

Contains a smart BMS temperature cutoff that prevents charging when cells are below 0°C/32°F and protects the battery.

 

CERTIFICATIONS

All DL batteries are UN38 certified. Dakota Lithium's cells are UL1642 certified and have been tested per IEC62133 standards. Meets all US & International regulations for air, ground, train, & marine transport.

 

DUAL PURPOSE USE

Multi-purpose use as a deep cycle battery and/or as a starter battery for starting gasoline engines.

 

FAQ

Twice the power?

Yes! Here at Dakota Lithium we build all of our batteries with lithium iron phosphate technology which has many distinct advantages over traditional batteries. Including 60% less weight, a charging speed that is up to 5X faster, and a significantly longer lifespan (5-10 years longer on average). One of the most noticeable advantages however is the flat voltage curve. Unlike a lead acid battery where the voltage drops as you use the battery a Dakota Lithium battery has a steady voltage for 99% of the battery's charge. That means you get all the power down to the last drop and double the usable power of traditional batteries.

 

Are Lithium batteries safe?

Dakota Lithium batteries are 100% safe & reliable. Our signature chemistry, Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4), does not contain rare earth elements (like Cobalt) or heavy metals, is non-toxic, including no lead or acid, is non-corrosive, does not off gas, requires no watering or maintenance, can be placed in any orientation, and unlike other lithium batteries will not explode or catch fire. In addition, each Dakota Lithium battery is protected from over heating, over charging, and short circuiting, by a battery management system (BMS) microchip that also extends the lifespan and is contained in a rugged, waterproof case (although enough water can conduct electricity between the terminals, so don't submerse the battery). For best performance & reliability we recommend using a LiFePO4 charger.  

 

How do I charge a lithium battery?

Dakota Lithium batteries perform best when charged by a lithium compatible charger. Lead acid or SLA chargers, on-board chargers for AGM batteries, or other non-lithium chargers will charge a Dakota Lithium battery but only to 70-80% of capacity. This is because Dakota Lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) technology charges and is full at a higher voltage then traditional batteries (Dakota Lithium charges at 14.4 Volts). Chargers with a lithium battery setting or designed for lithium will charge at the appropriate voltage. See our full catalog of LiFePO4 battery chargers here. All batteries 54Ah and larger include a free LiFePO4 compatible charger. For troubleshooting tips download the Dakota Lithium battery user manual here.

 

Will cold weather affect my battery?

Your Dakota Lithium battery will discharge normally between a range of -20F and 120F (-29C to 49C). DL batteries are commonly used among ice fishers for their flashers and ice augers, so they are quite resilient and are frequently used in cold climates. In cases of extreme cold however, it is recommended that the batteries be insulated. We also do not recommend charging our batteries below freezing temperatures. If you are planning to regularly charge your battery below freezing temperatures we recommend the DL+ 12V 135Ah battery which has an internal heating element and is optimal for use in cars, trucks, RVs, off grid solar, and any application where the battery will be charged regularly in extremely cold environments (like a North Dakota winter).

 

Can I use this to start my car/boat engine?

Our DL+ line of batteries have 1000cca of engine starting power plus the same legendary deep cycle capabilities of all Dakota Lithium batteries. That means you can use them for starting a boat, car or truck engine. Our standard deep cycle batteries do not have this cold cranking ability and can not be used for a starting battery.

 

What Trolling Motor Battery do you recommend?

Dakota Lithium is a proud sponsor of over 200+ professional athletes in the fishing industry. Here's batteries sizes recommended by our pros depending on the size of your trolling motor: Motor Thrust / Max Amp Draw (A) @ Voltage (V) / Recommended Battery

 

What battery do I need for my RV or Camper Van?

The industry standard house battery size used in most RVs, Campers, and #VanLife builds is the  DL 12V 100Ah Battery. This is a drop in replacement for AGM and most lead acid batteries. If you are charging off your engine's alternator we recommend a Victron DC-DC smart charger. If charging off solar panels we recommend a Victron Smart Solar charge controller, or if you have a solar charge controller choose the lithium setting. A handy size chart for number of batteries needed by size of RV is available here.

 

Free Shipping to US & Canada

Free Shipping to Lower 48 US States + Canada*

 

United States: Dakota Lithium will ship your batteries for free anywhere in the lower 48 US States (excludes Alaska and Hawaii). Batteries ship UPS ground freight and will arrive in 5-7 days to most of the US. You will receive an email with a tracking number after your order ships. The USPS does not allow for batteries to be shipped to Post Office boxes (PO Box). Please use a street address. Larger batteries (over 300 watts) require hazmat shipping. We pay the cost of Hazmat and freight (typically $90 to $150 a battery). You pay $0 for shipping.

 

Canada: Dakota Lithium can ship to most Canadian provinces served by UPS or FedEx. Canadian shipping is free for most Dakota Lithium products. *For select items that are out of stock in Canada but available in the US the cost to ship from the US, including duty & GST will be calculated. Free shipping is via ground, and ships from Dakota Lithium's warehouse in Delta, BC.


Warranty

Eleven Year Warranty

We stand behind the quality of our products:
  • 1) 30 day money back guarantee on all orders. If you are unsatisfied for any reason with one of our batteries you can return it for a refund up to 30 days after purchase.
  • 2) 11 year manufacturer defect warranty on all batteries. If we made a mistake building your battery we will repair or replace it. See warranty & return policy for details.
  • 3) Lifetime technical support. Reach out to sales@romeosolar.com for help from our team of experts.
  • 4) 1 year warranty on chargers, powerbox case, and accessories.

 

30 Day Money Back Guarantee

If you are unsatisfied for any reason with one of our batteries you can return it for a refund, less a 5% restocking fee, up to 30 days after shipping date.

 

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