DIY 12-Volt 280Ah LiFePO4 Battery // All The Components // Part 1

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Time to build our LiFePO4 battery pack. This is the first part of the series where I will walk you through the entire process including charging and capacity testing the final product. This one will show you all of the components I am using and you will find links below to skip around the timeline as well as places to purchase the items discussed and shown in the video.

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Build Your Own LiFePO4 Battery Pack for Cheap!
280Ah LiFePO4 Battery Cells –
Daly LiFePO4 4S 12V 120A BMS –
5A-8A Active Cell Balancer –

Order link for US, UK and Most EU Buyers:
Here is the battery deal on AliExpress mentioned in this video.

Watch the LiFePO4 build series:
Part 1 – All The Parts –
Part 2 – Assembly –
Part 3 – Capacity Test –
Part 4 – Installation and Programming

00:00 Introduction
01:48 Main Components
04:48 Optional Components
10:18 Miscellaneous Items
12:33 Conclusion

Complete List of Items For This Build
280Ah LiFePO4 Battery Cells –
Daly LiFePO4 4S 12V 120A BMS –
5A-8A Active Cell Balancer –
Digital Battery Capacity Checker –
Cell Voltage Sensing Leads-
Victron SmartShunt –
Victron Smart Battery Sense –
Watt Meter / Power Analyzer –
Polyimide Film Adhesive Tape –
Heavy Gauge Wires –
Copper Tubing –
Hydraulic Crimping Tool –
Lumber for battery Enclosure – Local lumber yard

Not into DIY batteries but want to buy one? Here are some good options:
Battleborn 100 Ah LiFePO4 Battery –
ExpertPower 100 Ah LiFePO4 Battery –
SOK 100 Ah LiFePO4 Battery –

Because I needed mine to be shipped to Europe I couldn’t buy from some of the cheaper listings for tax and customs reasons. It’s more expensive than many other listings but I am happy with the quality and shipping experience.

Some of you have asked and the exact listing to the cells I bought is here:

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