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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-29-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,844
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Inquiry minds want to know!

Hello Van's Forum readers! I wish I could say that I was busy enjoying the holidays but other than Christmas day, this is my 29th day in a row of full days working. We have been very busy here at...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-14-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,905
Posted By EarthX Lithium
EarthX recommends setting your low voltage...

EarthX recommends setting your low voltage warning to 13.5V as 11.5V your battery is almost 100% drained. You should be seeing 14V+ in flight, if less than this, you most likely have a charging...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-14-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,905
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Hello and thank you for the question. However, I...

Hello and thank you for the question. However, I am not sure what you mean by "why does a battery charger need them?" But I can answer your question about wondering if your EarthX battery will fail...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-13-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,905
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Hi Jim, I am so sorry for the effort you had to...

Hi Jim,

I am so sorry for the effort you had to put into getting this chart in a format you needed. Had you contacted us, it would have taken me 20 seconds to send you a word version for you, which...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-12-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,905
Posted By EarthX Lithium
What the solid LED light means

Dear Gary,

It was a pleasure to talk with you today. Based on our call and your post, we would like to take this opportunity to clarify what a solid LED light means. This is located in the manual...
Forum: Reviews 09-16-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,645
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Hello Jim and thank you for your interest in...

Hello Jim and thank you for your interest in EarthX. The PC680 has 170CCA and the ETX680 has 320CCA. If you really want to upgrade, the ETX900 is more than double the CCA (400) of the Odyssey and...
Forum: Reviews 09-16-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,645
Posted By EarthX Lithium
You are very welcome and thank you for your...

You are very welcome and thank you for your business! We do appreciate it.
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-15-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,273
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Hello Jim, EarthX is committed to investing in R...

Hello Jim,
EarthX is committed to investing in R & D and being at the forefront of lithium battery technology, not only in aircraft, but many other markets too. As technology advances, so does the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-14-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,273
Posted By EarthX Lithium
You are very welcome!

Thank you! We are very pleased to be able to provide you service above and beyond your expectations.
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-10-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,273
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Thank you for the question. EarthX does offer a 2...

Thank you for the question. EarthX does offer a 2 year full coverage warranty. The nature of all electronic component failures, it will either fail very early in life (certainly within the 2 year...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-09-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,273
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Dear Mark, It was a pleasure to work with you...

Dear Mark,

It was a pleasure to work with you and I am glad you are pleased. EarthX does strive to provide excellent customer service and support and we do truly appreciate your business!
This is...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-25-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,455
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Thank you Mickey for reaching out to us at EarthX...

Thank you Mickey for reaching out to us at EarthX with your questions.

The battery has no built-in charger or charging algorithm as suggested that could cause this issue. Based on the supplied...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-23-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,038
Posted By EarthX Lithium
As requested, link to EAA webinar for EarthX batteries

Thanks for all the calls and emails for the link to the EAA Oshkosh webinar for EarthX. Here is the link: https://www.eaatogether.org/live/forums/6173986854001
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,790
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Beautiful installation!

Thank you for the picture! As you know, a picture is worth a thousand words right? We are pleased to see you and your friend are enjoying the batteries! The RV-8 community has to be our most popular...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-29-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,664
Posted By EarthX Lithium
No, they do not line up.

No, they do not line up.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-27-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,664
Posted By EarthX Lithium
No, this battery box is designed for the ETX680C,...

No, this battery box is designed for the ETX680C, which is a different physical size then the Odyssey PC680. We do have a different thermal battery box for the replacement of the PC680 size which is...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-22-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,664
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Yes, there has been a thermal battery box for the...

Yes, there has been a thermal battery box for the "E" case for over a year now, which would include the ETX680, ETX900, ETX900-VNT, ETX1200.

Here is the link:...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-21-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,664
Posted By EarthX Lithium
The battery box is not a heater, its design is to...

The battery box is not a heater, its design is to protect it from heat. All batteries have a temperature rating (low and high) and a typical lead acid battery, if over 113 deg F, you will shorten its...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-21-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,664
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Hi David, No, it is neither of those. It is made...

Hi David,

No, it is neither of those. It is made of steel with a mirror finish and insulated with high density foam to protect it from radiated or convection heat. Here is a link with the pictures:...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-21-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,664
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Yes, here is the link:...

Yes, here is the link: https://earthxbatteries.com/shop/bb-tbc-thermal-battery-box-c-case
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-20-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,664
Posted By EarthX Lithium
NEW thermal battery box for EarthX ETX680C

Hello all,

At this point in the season we would have attended many different trade shows and would have had to opportunity to say hi in person and showcase what is new but alas......2020 will be an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,882
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Hi Mike, Thanks for the question! The easiest...

Hi Mike,

Thanks for the question! The easiest answer is if you have the Optimate Lithium charger, simply keep it plugged into it as it is designed to be a maintainer too. It would keep your battery...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,790
Posted By EarthX Lithium
One year later....first Certified Aircraft approved with the ETX900-TSO!

Amidst all these unprecedented times, progress in the aircraft world is also seeing some unprecedented events! Last year, April 2019, while attending the Sun N Fun tradeshow in Florida, EarthX...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,882
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Hello XPPilot, There are many models of Dynon...

Hello XPPilot,

There are many models of Dynon that support that function, and on page 22 of the manual it has directions on how to do this....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,882
Posted By EarthX Lithium
EarthX is open for business!

Thank you for the emails and phone calls during this unprecedented times to see if we are ok and still able to be operational.

YES! We are!

We do have government contracts for supplying batteries...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 524
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Maintenence and start up for your EarthX Battery

As many of you are finding extra "alone" time during our self quarantining duration, we thought we would share some tips to maintaining your EarthX battery and preparing it for spring time flying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,882
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Thanks Ray!

Thank you Ray for your business, we do appreciate it! When we attend shows, people are usually impressed by the weight difference, but once they install it and start their engine for the first...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,882
Posted By EarthX Lithium
"Hangaring" around with EarthX

For all of you that are ?hangaring? around during your self-quarantined time, this can be an excellent time to get your plane ready for flight after winter so we have removed all shipping costs for...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-16-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,259
Posted By EarthX Lithium
No such thing as a dumb question. If all...

No such thing as a dumb question. If all redundancies and safety features on your charging system fail, such as: your regulator fails, and then your over voltage protection fails, and then you do...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-16-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,259
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Thank you Jim for the pictorial of how you did...

Thank you Jim for the pictorial of how you did this! You did a great job.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,887
Posted By EarthX Lithium
[QUOTE=crabandy;1392626] I?ve read the manuals on...

[QUOTE=crabandy;1392626]
I?ve read the manuals on both batteries, is it safer to run a marginal lead acid battery that won?t start the airplane and fly or a EarthX that the BMS May shut the battery...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,887
Posted By EarthX Lithium
EarthX would like to thank the VAF forum for...

EarthX would like to thank the VAF forum for inviting us to participate as a resource concerning LiFePo4 batteries to its members. We 100% agree that knowledge is power.


We believe it is...
Forum: RV-14 11-01-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,020
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Van's hole patterns and battery boxes

After digging deeper into battery box and hole pattern installations, and discussing directly with Van?s aircraft about their past and present battery boxes used in the RV models and hole patterns, ...
Forum: RV-14 10-30-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,020
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Hello Alex, Sorry about your frustration with...

Hello Alex,

Sorry about your frustration with your battery box purchase for your RV-14a and we will update the website with a table to try and make it easy and clear which battery box will work with...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-25-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,539
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Not an EarthX

Hi Glen,

Glad you are safe and sound after your incident here. We are currently at EAA Oshkosh so please forgive the brief response here but just to set the record straight here for everyone on...
Forum: Reviews 06-12-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 897
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Dear Findane, We are very happy you are a...

Dear Findane,

We are very happy you are a satisfied customer! You are not the first, nor will you be the last, to inadvertently forget to charge your battery during the exciting and sometimes long...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,790
Posted By EarthX Lithium
EarthX has received the TSO approval from the FAA!

EarthX is excited to announce that we have been officially approval for the first ever 12V TSO certified lithium iron phosphate battery! Step one (and it was a huge step) has been achieved, now we...
Forum: RV-10 03-20-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,358
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Thermal battery box design

Hi Tim, that is a great question. It was an engineering decision to not have a top to the box as it significantly increased the costs and it did very little to increase the protection of the cells...
Forum: RV-10 03-19-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,358
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Clarification of data points

There might have been some typo?s on the degree temperatures listed that DJP posted so I wanted to clarify some data points.

The findings on DJP battery was the temperature was above 200 deg F,...
Forum: RV-10 03-15-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,358
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Thermal battery box

Hi, we had a customer who was working on mitigating heat suggest we post our thermal battery box that was designed to assist in this endeavor on this thread. So here you go:...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,649
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Hi Otis, Yes, the ETX900-VNT and the certified...

Hi Otis,

Yes, the ETX900-VNT and the certified battery are built exactly the same. The difference will be one is for experiemental and one for certified aircraft. For a certified aircraft, you need...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,649
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Thanks Axel and we are very happy you are...

Thanks Axel and we are very happy you are enjoying the products! Take care! And we will for sure announce when the final sign off is for the certified battery!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,649
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Pending EarthX TSO certified battery release

Thank you to all of you that have been reaching out to EarthX about when the ETX900-TSO certified aircraft battery will be released. The FAA assured us this would happen before the end of 2018 and...
Forum: Safety 09-24-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 40,147
Posted By EarthX Lithium
12V LED

The 390 ohm resistor is just fine. We do ship all over the world but as this is such a variable with shipping lithium batteries, we do not allow international orders via the website. We have you...
Forum: Safety 08-04-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 40,147
Posted By EarthX Lithium
more details needed

Hi Mike,
More details are needed to be able to answer your questions better. First, what engine do you have? What charging system do you have? (B & C, Plane Power, etc.). What battery model do you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,856
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Thank you so much for your business and for...

Thank you so much for your business and for taking your time to write this as it does mean so much to us! We know, especially at a show like Oshkosh, that people around the world read this thread,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,856
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Sorry, the free shipping cost does not include...

Sorry, the free shipping cost does not include international shipments and I have added that to my previous post. I do have a distributor in Australia who has just received stock in the past week who...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,856
Posted By EarthX Lithium
We are fully stocked and if you want them shipped...

We are fully stocked and if you want them shipped to you now, we can do it for no shipping costs within the USA! Just give us a call, 970.674.8884. We have a new phone system but option 1 or 2 will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,856
Posted By EarthX Lithium
The accessories will be discounted, not the...

The accessories will be discounted, not the batteries. Please see #4 in our first post. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,856
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Thank you Sid!

Thank you Sid!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,856
Posted By EarthX Lithium
EARTHX Lithium Batteries at OSHKOSH EAA ADVENTURE

Oshkosh EAA Adventure is just around the corner! Woo hoo! We are excited! As always, we do try and post on the VANS forum our latest and greatest news so here is goes, you are going to read it here...
Forum: Safety 06-08-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 40,147
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Sorry for the delay in response, I missed this...

Sorry for the delay in response, I missed this question. The size limit on the alternator is not about failure scenarios; it is about stressing the battery by exceeding its recommended charge rate,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-04-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,379
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Just a quick note here, the Lithium Polymer used...

Just a quick note here, the Lithium Polymer used in this jump pack is not the same as lithium iron phosphate chemistry that EarthX uses. They are different on many levels but here is a quick video...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-04-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,148
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Deleted for rules violations. Contact DR.

Deleted for rules violations. Contact DR.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-31-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,148
Posted By EarthX Lithium
It is important here on this forum to stay...

It is important here on this forum to stay focused on discussing/educating pilots and builders about aircraft situations, and your scenario of a sustained voltage of 16.5V is not plausible in an...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-30-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,148
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Hi Dan, I have answered your questions in red...

Hi Dan, I have answered your questions in red below:

Master ON, engine not running, no alternator output. The battery has an outflow, supplying 13.3V to the main bus. Yes, the battery has an...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-29-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,148
Posted By EarthX Lithium
The EarthX does not disconnect for OV, it blocks the excess current

EarthX has mentioned this in many different threads here in VANS but as the over voltage protection the BMS provides is such an important feature and misrepresented or misunderstood feature, I...
Forum: Reviews 03-13-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 74,715
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Lithium Battery articles

Dear Vans Readers,

We have been granted permission to provide you a link to the articles published in Kitplanes, December 2017 issue, and the EAA Sport Aviation about lithium batteries for your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 978
Posted By EarthX Lithium
EarthX Lithium Batteries magazine articles

Dear Vans Readers,

We have been granted permission to provide you a link to the articles published in Kitplanes, December 2017 issue, and the EAA Sport Aviation about lithium batteries for your...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-12-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 297,053
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Hi Crabandy, Please note, the over voltage...

Hi Crabandy,

Please note, the over voltage protection on the Plane Power is for the alternator to be shut down. The battery would continue to work and run the EBUS until you deplete all the energy...
Forum: Safety 12-12-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,843
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Howdy Ed, I am copying from the manual...

Howdy Ed,

I am copying from the manual below:

The table below shows the recommended user alerts based on voltages when in flight. The low charge level is very different from a lead acid battery,...
Forum: Safety 12-11-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,843
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Dear Ed, For clarification, the EarthX battery...

Dear Ed,

For clarification, the EarthX battery does NOT remove itself from the circuit for an overcharge situation but continues to provide current while blocking excess current to the battery. This...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-22-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,837
Posted By EarthX Lithium
We have been troubleshooting this problem for the...

We have been troubleshooting this problem for the past couple of days with this customer and the first battery was returned due to excessive shorting of the battery, it had nothing to do with being...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,519
Posted By EarthX Lithium
Black Friday Specials start today at EarthX

Welcome to the holiday season!! It is officially upon us and to celebrate, EarthX has made some Black Friday specials that start today and end on Sunday! (one day to shop all the Black Friday...
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