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XS Power D3400

Deep cycle 12-volt battery

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XS Power D3400

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Give your vehicle the necessary juice to perform at its best. XS Power deep cycle batteries can act as replacements for your car's standard battery, or you can use them as auxiliaries to power your high-performance sound system and hydraulics reliably. If you've got a boat or an RV, XS Power's got a solution for your electric needs, too.

Depending on your vehicle and the application, you'll need some accessories to connect your XS Power battery. To see what works with this battery, click on the "Accessories" tab above. If you have questions, our advisors are here to help.

Give your vehicle the necessary juice to perform at its best. XS Power deep cycle batteries can act as replacements for your car's standard battery, or you can use them as auxiliaries to power your high-performance sound system and hydraulics reliably. If you've got a boat or an RV, XS Power's got a solution for your electric needs, too.

AGM technology

XS Power deep cycle batteries feature a sealed absorbed glass mat (AGM) design that incorporates special glass fiber mats that contain the acid electrolyte between the lead plates, rather than a standard flooded (liquid) design. This leak-proof, non-hazardous configuration typically lasts longer than normal replacement batteries if properly charged. These batteries actually store energy, so you don't have to add a capacitor to your system to get a quick burst when you need it.

Leak-proof design

Since there are no external vents on an XS Power battery, you can mount it in a passenger compartment, below a seat, or inside a glove box without fear of leaks. No leaks mean no corrosion or damage to chrome or paint. XS Power guarantees their batteries will not leak, even if damaged. These batteries also resist extreme vibrations so they'll perform in the trunk or hatch area without skipping a beat.

XS Power D3400

The XS Power D3400 deep cycle 12-volt battery provides up to 3,300 maximum amps and has a capacity of 65 amp-hours. A reinforced plastic case protects it in your vehicle. Check "Accessories" for items that'll help you install and secure your new battery.

Need more help choosing the right battery for your vehicle?

XS Power offers a handy vehicle guide on their website. Simply enter the year, make, and model, and you'll instantly receive a list of batteries that should fit your vehicle. And they'll recommend installation accessories to help make things more convenient. Or just give us a call and talk to one of our advisors.

Important Note: You must charge this battery before installing it. We recommend XS Power's HF IntelliCharger (sold separately) to charge this battery properly. Improper charging can permanently damage the battery, and void your warranty.

it's great

Anonymous, Yarmouth Port, MA

What's in the Box:

  • D3400 AGM Deep cycle 12 volt battery
  • 2 M6 bolts
  • 2 Split lock washers
  • D Series Instruction Sheet

Product Highlights:

  • 12-volt deep cycle car battery
  • sealed absorbed glass mat (AGM) design
  • reinforced ABS plastic case
  • 1,000 cranking amps
  • maximum output: 3,300 amps
  • discharge capacity: 65 amp-hours
  • fits BCI Group 34 vehicles
  • 10-1/4"W x 7-1/4"H x 6-3/4"D (measure for fit)
  • weight: 46.0 lbs.
  • warranty: 3 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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XS Power D3400

Written by: Anonymous from Yarmouth Port, MA on June 13, 2016

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it's great

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Expensive but worth the money

Written by: Cody S from Houston, TX on June 7, 2016

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I got this battery cause I was having voltage drops with my system. I'm running this with my 200 amp alternator. So far so good it's def a day and night difference I highly recommend this to anyone with a serious system.

Pros: Great product Works well

Cons: Just the price but it's worth it

Best engine battery I have ever bought... really!

Written by: Jimmy from astoria, NY on March 15, 2016

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I had used the following engine / starter batteries in the past: Diehard , Optima, Interstate, Odyssey, Kinetik, ACDelco and Deka. This XS Power D3400 has been nothing but "Stellar" in its performance. I have it as my starter battery - powered by a Mechman 270 Amp G series alternator. I also have an XS XP950 in the trunk to feed both my JL HD750/1 and Genesis Compact Four CLass A amplifiers. My car system has been nothing but pure brute strength at a constant 14.9 -15.2V. I'm loving it! The car performs faster, there is no lag in anything, headlights & interior dash never go dim ..and it just feels like a more healthier start. All pros.. no cons here. I am an XSPower customer from now on.. no other brand will do for me. Invest your money in this battery.

Pros: Strong Heavy Power on Tap

Cons: None

XS POWER D3400

Written by: J.Jones from Texas on October 22, 2015

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Battery holds power very good. My ild baterry would drop to 11.5 on heavy bass while stopped. The XS has not dropped below 12.5. No more dimming lights and bass sounds more full now. Im driving to Fosgate 15s T1s with a rf mono amp and 4channel Pioneer amp. No problems yet.

Pros: Performs as advertised.

Cons: Took two weeks to receive battery from purchase date. It's expensive.

Solid Battery, Impressed.

Written by: Steve from Wisconsin on May 30, 2015

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I purchased this for my '14 subaru xv crosstrek because the crosstrek has the upgraded sound system with a sub, and because I run other accessories like a dashcam that records while parking. With the stock battery, the vehicle was having trouble keeping a high enough charge to keep the power control on the dashcam from tripping (which turns off the dashcam to prevent a dead battery). The stock battery just didn't have enough capacity. After a good full charge on my charger, this thing stays charged well enough that I haven't seen the dash cam turn off once, even though the battery only gets power from the alternator for a total of about 30 minutes a day (short commute).

Pros: high capacity for the size. AGM makes it easier to install and work with (no worries about spills). Does what it say it does so far..

Cons: Only issue i had with it is that my vehicle ('14 subaru crosstrek, non-hybrid) had the terminals on opposite sides and the positive lead didn't have much room to move as it had splices fairly close to the end of it that came straight from the power distribution center. In the end, I had to turn the battery a quarter turn to the left for both leads to connect. It fit that way but just barely. I don't think it was the battery's fault, probably the subaru's.

Grest product

Written by: Alex from Homestead FL on April 4, 2015

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This product puts the power it says my lights are not diming any more and my speakers are hithing harder now

Pros: Strong power true wattage universal fit

Cons: Nothing bad to say about the product

XS Power D3400

Written by: Rick B. from Kentucky on March 14, 2015

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Fast shipping. Great product. I plan on buying at least 4 more.

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Buying Xs power D3400 great choice

Written by: Anonymous from Corona ca on September 23, 2014

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I've been driving around with a $2,000 car system for almost a year and I've always loved how it sounds. But hated how my stock battery would always die. I would always have to jump start it everywhere I went it got embarrassing. I got tired off lights dimming sound distortion. So I finally decided if I want my system to sound nice I need a competing audio battery so I went with the best and got the xs power 3400 no more dimming lights. My Lows sound ridiculous loud and clean vocals as well. It also helped with sending good amount of juice to my 0 ohm Granatelli spark plug wires for better gas mileage on making a bigger spark on the spark plugs. I'm very happy with my choice and the product. Crutchfield does have the best products for the best Prices. I saved $100 dollars from using Crutchfield Thanks guys.

Pros: Battery pushes what it says. Customer service is always there for you.

Cons: Said it would take 3 days but actually took a week because it ended up getting shipped from xs power. So you at least know it's legit.

wow!

Written by: nick from 3163022617 on August 14, 2014

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This thing puts stock battery's to shame. With this in the back and a d5100 up front and the big 3 upgrade I have no dimming and I've noticed a difference in quality from my system. Thank you crutchfield

Pros: Lights don't dim. System gets louder

Cons: Slightly heavy but it is a battery

Excellent Battery!

Written by: TI from Lodi, CA on July 30, 2014

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Battery packs quite a charge. Could kill my old battery with 20 min of play just running my deck and four speakers and now I can play music for much longer even with my two tens bumpin and zero light dim. Well worth the extra money!

Pros: Performs above and beyond my expectations!

Cons: none

Excellent!

Written by: Kalamity from Las Vegas on May 30, 2014

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I purchased the D3400 to replace the stock battery on a 2012 Nissan Versa and the results are amazing. There is absolutely no dimming (even at high volumes). Voltage drop is at a minimum. While the car is running voltages rests at about 14.4+ and when the system is going hard, voltage is now at about 13.9 compared to 12.1 or less with the old battery (which I know is bad). But now the amp is producing a cleaner signal at high volumes. Big 3 had already been done so the new D3400 would run at full potential. Again, amazing product. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who is looking for a real powerful battery.

Pros: Minimal voltage drop. No dimming. Cleaner power produced by amplifier.

Cons: Had to rig the positive terminal on the Versa as the battery posts were reversed from the original.

Perfect for my system

Written by: chamoy20006 from Del Valle, Tx on April 22, 2014

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This Battery made my whole system super stable, I have eliminated almost all of the light dimming during peak power, I am running close to 2400 Rms and the power flow is great.

Pros: super stable easy to install great performance car starts faster now

Cons: doesn't come with any attachments.

Excellent power!!

Written by: Anonymous from Bel Air, MD on March 31, 2014

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These batteries are excellent!! I'm using 2 of these and noticed a big difference with 2500 watt system and soon adding a third amp and sub.

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Easy to Install and Works Great

Written by: R. A from Minneapolis, MN on January 18, 2014

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I purchased this battery for my son for Christmas, and it has been great so far. He is still building his system, so I can't speak to its effectiveness toward the audio system. I can say that it helped the car start at -26°F! Had plenty of charge to get it going.

Pros: Works at -26°F! Can be installed by a 16 year old.

Cons: None that I know if yet.

Worth it!

Written by: DBN from NorCal on December 4, 2013

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Best audio performance battery on the market! Check the reviews online and in youtube. The build quality far exceeds it's competitors. If you're experiencing power drops with this battery, your issue is elsewhere in your electrical system.

Pros: Build quality. Power output.

Cons: Heavy

Great Battery!!

Written by: Anonymous from Panama City, FL on June 16, 2013

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This is a great main battery. It provides long lasting power with great comeback from a large amperage pull.

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Xs d3400

Written by: McClure from Cayce south carolina on May 26, 2013

I bought this to replace my stock battery. I noticed no improvement and I still have the same voltage drops. Only difference I notice is the xs is heavier than my stock. My stock bat was the same size as xs. I wish I would have not spent this much if I knew it wasn't going to improve anything. My stock battery was 150$ vs the xsd3400. I drive a 1998 f150 4x4 with 2 12s on 1800 rms

Pros: No improvements over my stock

Cons: Same voltage drops Same resting voltage

XS Power D3400

Written by: Santiago from Kissimmee, FL on March 31, 2013

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Great product best in car audio batteries recommend with my eyes close don't think it twice to do your change

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power that dosnt hold back...

Written by: crypticgamer88 from north county on March 11, 2013

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awesome battery was going to get an odessy but went this route... running about 2200rms and have a 90 amp alt voltage stays around 13.8 in my jeep.. battery was damage on arrival but its not cracked or leaking...

Pros: everything.. price is just a little more than a crap optima yellow top every likes for sum reason... id rather pay a little more for this battery and know its a great product...

Cons: only con is shipping damage.. if you consider that a con...

Awesome product

Written by: GregM from Southwest,MN on March 2, 2013

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Very happy with the shipping time Aand the product performed as expected and a little better direct replacement for stock battery perfect fit, thank you to nathan from xs power and the whole xs power team who makes these products, before I could play my system loud but my voltage would fluxuate considerably at higher volumes, with just replacing my stock battery not adding an alternator or anything of that sort my system is much more stable on the volt meter much higher into the volume range. it also seems to sound alot more clear

Pros: exact fit stock replacement. Performed above expectations from a battery upgrade. Shipping was fast well packed and nothing was damaged

Cons: none that I can think of.

Best in class

Written by: DJBIGWEST from Perry,GA on July 14, 2012

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i have being in car audio for about 6 years and i have always used yellow tops but with my new built im going with RF-1500 and i needed to upgrade this battery keeps my amp full with power no voltage drops when like i had before this battery its worth every penny

Pros: good price best in class

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What's in the box?

Download the XS Power D3400 manual

  • D3400 AGM Deep cycle 12 volt battery
  • 2 M6 bolts
  • 2 Split lock washers
  • D Series Instruction Sheet

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Features

Overview: The XS Power D3400 is a 12-volt battery that is designed to be used as a supplemental power source in your vehicle, or it can replace your vehicle's OEM battery. It can supply the power needed to run your high-powered audio system, better than a standard battery.

Terminals Needed: This D-series battery does not come with battery terminals, so you will need to purchase the proper terminal adapters for your application before installation can take place:

  • Car Stereo Installation: You will need terminal adapters that fit the inner diameter of your power ring terminals. Recommended terminal adapters include: Two 5/16" brass stud adapters (#589), Two 3/8" brass stud adapters (#590), Two 5/16" + Two 3/8" brass stud adapters (#588), or Two 3/8" zinc-plated steel stud adapters (#587). For dual-battery installations, a second battery install kit, such as the XS Power AK3500, can be used to connect the D3400 in parallel (+ to + and - to -) with the main battery.
  • OEM Battery Replacement: The D3400 fits the BCI Group 34 vehicle applications and will fit GM vehicles applications. For vehicles with side-post terminals, an i-Bar (#551, #555, #556) can convert the top terminal into a side terminal, and provide terminals on the top for connecting your amplifier power. If you are installing the battery under the hood or replacing your vehicle's OEM battery, you will need either the Short Brass Post Adapters (#580) or the Long Brass Post Adapters (#586) to connect your battery cables. The 3400 Billet Aluminum Hold Down (#573) can also be used to install the battery under the hood.

Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM): XS Power's AGM (Absorbent Glass Mat) batteries use a fibrous material to suspend the liquid electrolyte against the lead plates. Because the electrolyte is absorbed in the material, there is little chance of an acid leak, even in the event the case is ruptured. AGM batteries contain more lead compared to traditional "flooded" batteries, thus producing more power.

Charging the Battery: It is very important to properly charge an Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) battery before using. Improper charging can permanently damage the battery, and will void the warranty. The XS Power HF IntelliCharger for AGM Batteries (sold separately) has a microprocessor that monitors the charging process to avoid overcharging, and is recommended for this battery.

Specifications: The D3400 has the following specifications:

  • MAX Amps: 3300 amps
  • Cranking Amps (at 32°F): 1000 amps
  • Reserve Capacity: 135 minutes
  • Discharge Capacity: 65 Ah (amp hours)
  • Dimensions: Length=10.24", Height=7.2", Width=6.75"
  • Weight: 46 pounds

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5 questions already asked

Yes, it is the correct BCI group so it is supposed to be a direct replacement. [ Courtney  Apr 22, 2016 ]
Not sure. Check out xs power webstie to confirm fitment. [ Anthony  Apr 22, 2016 ]
I do not know, but there are reference guides available by car make/model/year showing what fits. [ Donald  Apr 22, 2016 ]
For additional details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Kenny  Apr 05, 2016 ]  Staff
Thank you very much krissy, have a wonderful blessed day. [ Dennis  Mar 11, 2015 ]
I forwarded your question to an Advisor and they responded with the following: That battery will work in the vehicle. If it has side battery posts then they will need the XS Power 555 i-Bar kit, or f it has regular posts then they will need the XS Power Short Brass Posts. I hope this information helps. If you would like to discuss further you can contact an Advisor directly by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. [ Krissy  Mar 11, 2015 ]  Staff
They come charged. ?????????? [ Luciano  Oct 28, 2014 ]
When I received my xs power batteries they where 12.8 Volts, but I put it on the charger over night before i put them in my car and it was 12.9 volts resting. [ STEVE  Oct 24, 2014 ]
Yes, you have to charge it. I purchased mine about a year ago. It recommends that you charge it over night with a battery charger. [ PAUL A  Oct 24, 2014 ]
Mine came charged, went from box to under the hood read 13.4 i believe before i fired car no problems. I imagine it couldn't hurt to charge before initial use if you have easy access to the correct type of charger [ GREGORY M  Oct 24, 2014 ]
Mine came resting at 11.9 I believe I could have hooked it straight up to my truck but I always sit a new battery on a charger before an install, your local auto parts store will do it for free too so you don't have to buy a charger [ KALEB  Oct 24, 2014 ]
Mine shipped charged (not fully charged but almost), but I would purchase a charger anyway.. Make sure you purchase the correct charger, or you will mess up the battery.. [ MARC C  Oct 24, 2014 ]
Mine came charged, I checked it with a voltage meter before installing it (forgot voltage exactly). But once installed I let my engine run for a good while so the alternator could charge it up fully. [ KEAMMY  Oct 24, 2014 ]
I received mine from Crutchfield with a PARTIAL charge. You will need a charger though to get the initial charge that the battery needs to see for like 24 hours prior to use. It needs the full 14.4v from a charger, not the 13.8 from your car system for it to be 100% effective as an audio system battery. [ MICK  Oct 24, 2014 ]
Honestly it's best to charge before use because your alternator will not charge it to its full potential.. I just took mine to autozonr and let th charge mines for free [ LAVONTE  Oct 24, 2014 ]
The battery comes with a good charge, but you need to charge before use so you don't lower the overall resting charge of the battery. [ MATHIS  Oct 24, 2014 ]
Thanks for your question. I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to help you make the best choice for your system. [ Krissy  Jan 24, 2014 ]  Staff
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