NITE Battery Specifications
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NITE Battery Specifications

Required for NITE Warranty Considerations

The NITE air-conditioning system is an all-electric, 12 VDC system, designed to maintain sleeper compartment comfort for up to 8 to 10 hours without requiring your engine to idle. The optional compact Espar air-heating system sips just .03 to .06 gallons of diesel per hour.

The NITE unit requires four batteries that meet the following specifications:

  • Group 27 or Group 31
  • Deep Cycle
  • AGM (Absorbed Glass Mat)

The newer type of sealed non-spillable, maintenance-free battery uses "Absorbed Glass Mats” or AGM separators between the plates. This is a very fine fiber Boron Silicate glass mat. These type of batteries have all the advantages of gelled, but can take much more abuse. Just like the Gel batteries, the AGM Battery will not leak acid if broken.

PERFORMANCE

  • Voltage – 6Vdc
    • 6 volt batteries must have a minimum of 110 amp hour rating
  • NITE battery system requirements:
    • 4 batteries required or 440 (minimum) amp hour capacity
    • Check wiring diagram for installation
  • Voltage – 12Vdc
    • 12 volt batteries must have a minimum of 105 amp hour rating
  • NITE battery system requirements:
    • 4 batteries required or 420 (minimum) amp hour capacity
    • Check wiring diagram for installation

Use of any non-approved Battery Technology will automatically void any warranty and may impede the performance of your NITE system.

The NITE system batteries recharge in approximately 4 to 6 hours while your truck is running down the road.

Please note that the stock alternator will have to be replaced with an alternator with minimum 30 amps additional charging capacity.