"A scrapped battery I purchased for A$5.00 in April 2012 is still functioning today!
My son and I have not bought a new battery for at least three years,
and none of our batteries have died since fitting the units."
Toyota Landcruiser and Scrapped Battery Optimised
As far as performance of the Infinitum desulfators, I have one on each of the two batteries in my Toyota Landcruiser. One of the batteries was about 5 years old and probably near the end of its life, when I fitted the first unit (desulphator) in March 2012. This battery is still starting the cruiser.
The other battery is one I picked up outside a tyre service for scrap price of $5.00. I immediately fitted a desulphator and it is still running my 12 volt fridge/freezer as well as auxiliary starting. That was in April 2012.
Solar Deep Cycle and Tractor Batteries Recovered
Over a period of 4 months from August 2011, a couple of thousand units of Infinitum Desulfators were supplied to our distributor in Indonesia for a remote area project in Papua and West Papua of Indonesia.
Our 12V desulfators were used to optimize the battery life span for solar powered community centers in 610 remote villages in Papua. Some settlements were so remote, it took more than 3 days to access by boat, plane or on foot. It definitely made sense to reduce the frequency of maintenance of all the hundreds of remote villages and in so doing , to significantly reduce the associated maintenance cost.
The desulfators were also used on batteries used in 800 solar street lamps in more populated towns all over Papua in June 2012 and in June 2013.
Transcript of the above Facebook Post:
I purchased two 24v desulfators for our wind/solar farm about three months ago. Battery condition was so poor the desulfators weren't always operating and the LEDs didn't come on very often.
After slowly recharging the system for the last three months the desulfators are working most of the time now as our battery capacity increases. Overall capacity is 2,360 Amp Hours!, so this has been a really big job!
These desulfators are making a big difference for our battery investment. Specific gravity is also increasing. Yesterday we had 24 hours of 60 kph (35mph) winds and finally reached equalizing voltages for the first time in a year, and maxed out at 29.9v a few times.
Solar panels charge 22 to 28 amps to the batteries at 24V in full sunlight. Four windmills charge 70 amps in gusty conditions. Prior to adding the desulfators, quiescent battery voltages were 23.4 to 23.8 volts.
After attaching the desulfators for two months the batteries now average 24.2 to 24.8 volts. More power is supplied to the inverter and voltage drops are not as sharp. Capacity appears to be increasing as the desulfators do their work. These eight batteries (318 lbs. each) are made by Surette in Nova Scotia and are fondly termed "submarine batteries". I am convinced that desulfators are essential equipment for wind/solar powered homes."
DOUBLE YOUR BATTERY LIFESPAN