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Deka Solar
Deka Model Number 8GU1
Nominal Voltage 12V
Capacity at C/100 36Ah
Plate Alloy Lead Calcium
Weight (lbs) 23.5 lbs. (11 kg)
Posts Forged Terminals & Bushings
Deka T873 Terminal
T873 w/handle
Rated non-spillable by ICAO, IATA, and DOT
Dimensions: 7.71" x 5.18" x 7.22"
Made in the USA
by East Penn (Deka) Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Deka Solar 8GU1 Sealed Gel Cell Battery


Deka Solar 8GU1 Gel Cell Battery

Deka 8GU1 Solar Gel Battery System

Looking for a reliable, long-lasting 12-volt battery? Look no further than the Deka 8GU1 gel cell battery! Made in the USA, this maintenance-free battery combines true deep cycling ability with spill-proof construction. It's exceptionally resistant to hot and cold temperatures, making it perfect for heavy demand applications. Plus, its sealed construction eliminates the need for periodic watering and prevents corrosive acid fumes and spills.

The Deka 8GU1 features increased durability and deep cycle ability, and its electrolyte will not stratify, so no equalization charging is required, allowing for faster recharge times. With a stand loss of less than 2% per month, this battery experiences little deterioration during transport and storage. Plus, it's safe and easy to transport by air.

If you're in the market for a reliable, high-quality gel cell battery, the Deka 8GU1 is the way to go. Get yours today!

Deka Solar 8GU1 Gel Battery Features

solar contractors on utility transmission tower
  • Valve regulated design with sealed construction eliminates periodic watering, corrosive acid fumes and spills.
  • Gelled electrolyte will not stratify, no equalization charging required.
  • Compu-cast, power path grids and computer-controlled oxide increases durability and deep cycle ability for heavy demand applications.
  • Less than 2% stand loss per month means less deterioration during transport and storage.
  • Tank formed plates ensures voltage matching between cells.
  • Rated non-spillable by ICAO, IATA and DOT allows transportation by air safe and easy, no special containers needed.

Deka 8GU1 Battery Applications

  • Renewable Energy
  • Water pumping
  • Residential
  • Communications
  • Cathodic protection
  • Remote monitoring
  • Refrigeration
  • Lighting
  • Aids to navigation
  • Wind generation

Made in the USA

Advanced Made in America technology with the most modern computer-aided design and manufacturing techniques combine to make Deka's Sealed Gel Batteries the standard by which all other batteries are measured.

Deka Solar Gel Cell Battery Group Photo

Deka Solar 8GU1 Sealed Gel Battery Review

77°F (25° C)
100 HR
lb (kg)
8GU1 12 36.0
23.4 (10.6)
5.13" 7.25"

Capacity vs. Operating Temperature

Gel Cell temperature

Capacity vs. Operating Temperatures: Above are the changes in capacity for wider ambient temperature range, giving the available capacity, as a percentage of the rated capacity, at different ambient temperatures. The curves show the behavior of the battery after a number of cycles.

Gel Cycle Life vs Depth of Discharge at +77°F (25°C)*

Gel battery cycle life

Deka solar batteries excel in cycling applications.
*Dependent upon proper charging and ambient temperatures.


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