We recommend the following batteries. Please note you do not have to use a Duracell brand battery, they are just listed for reference. Any Deep Cycle 35 Amp Hour, 55 Amp Hour, or Group 27 Battery will work. The Riptide XP and our Battery Box are only compatible with a 35 Amp Hour Deep Cycle Battery.
Duracell Deep Cycle Battery 35 Amp Hour
Run Time:~4 Hours
Battery Weight: 25 lbs
Duracell Deep Cycle Battery 55 Amp Hour
Run Time: ~9 Hours
Battery Weight: 42 lbs
Duracell Deep Cycle Battery Group 27
Run Time: ~15 Hours
Battery Weight: 53 lbs
We recommend purchasing your batteries at Batteries Plus, a nationwide chain. They keep these batteries in stock and at a reasonable price. Their website is Batteriesplus.com
Please note that these batteries are also available at Wal-Mart, Costco, Auto-Parts Stores, and Amazon.
For a Battery Charger we recommend:
Please note any 12 Volt Automatic charger will work with your battery. It is important to not select a trickle charger, as these are meant for maintaining batteries and will not charge the battery overnight. Automatic battery chargers are available at Batteries Plus, Wal-Mart, Amazon, Costco, Auto-Parts Stores, and other retailers.