How long does a Shorai battery last?

5 to 6 years
Research indicates an average of about 2 1/2 to 3 years lifespan for lead-acid. This is for many reasons, but almost exclusively it is related to use and storage techniques. Under the same average usage conditions, Shorai batteries are expected to last roughly double, or 5 to 6 years.

Do Shorai batteries have a BMS?

This Shorai LFX battery is significantly smaller than the stock lead acid battery it replaces. Each Shorai LFX battery is equipped with a battery management system (BMS) which helps balance discharging and recharging loads, preventing the battery from overheating.

How long does it take to charge a Shorai battery?

Most Shorai LFX battery models will fully charge in 1-2 hours from 30% SOC when using a typical charger with a 2A rate. For larger batteries like the LFX36 and using a low output trickle charger with 0.75A rate, may require up to 12 hours to fully charge.

What is the lifespan of a lithium motorcycle battery?

The typical estimated life of a Lithium-Ion battery is about two to three years or 300 to 500 charge cycles, whichever occurs first. One charge cycle is a period of use from fully charged, to fully discharged, and fully recharged again.

Where are shorai batteries made?

A major point of difference with Shorai Powersports Batteries is that they use Japanese technology to Shorai’s unique design and are manufactured in Shorai’s own dedicated factory in Kowloon, Hong Kong. All design and development is done in-house in their facilities in San Francisco, California, USA.

Can you charge a lithium motorcycle battery with a regular charger?

Unfortunately, you cannot charge a lithium motorcycle using a regular charger because lithium batteries aren’t similar to other battery technologies like lead-acid. Also, the batteries come in different shapes and sizes depending on the manufacturer.