# What does amp hour rating mean?

## What does amp hour rating mean?

Amp hour is the rating used to tell consumers how much amperage a battery can provide for exactly one hour. For instance, at C/5 a battery might safely provide 26.8 amp hours. This means that is supplies 26.8 amps in the duration of 5 hours without dropping off.

## How long will a 100 amp hour battery last?

A 100 ah battery should give you (100/10=10) 10 hours of usage. If you use it for 5 mins a day, it could last 120 days.

What does 80 Ah mean on a battery?

1. 80Ah means “80 ampere*hours” — approximately, the battery can give 80 amperes * 1 hour, or 160 amperes * 0.5 hours, or 40 amperes * 2 hours. 1800W refers to maximum power — if you draw more than that, the battery may overheat and fail. At 12 volt, this means 150 amperes.

What does 60 amp hour mean?

Amp hour describes the capable charge of a battery. Theoretically, we can draw 5 amps, continuously, for 60 minutes before our 5 amp hour battery is drained.

### Is a 100 Ah battery good?

Generally the “best” deep cycle batteries will be those that provide consistent, safe power for as many charging cycles as possible over it’s lifetime. The following 100ah 12V batteries have been proven to be reliable, take thousands of charges reliably, and provide consistent levels of power.

### How long will a 100Ah battery run an appliance that requires 1000w?

Table: Running times for various AC loads

100Ah deep-cycle lead-acid battery with AC loads with inverter – 50% recommended discharge