About the XS Power D680
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 reliably. If you've got a boat or an RV, XS Power's got a solution for your electric needs, too.
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.
Compact size, leak-proof design
Their compact size lets you get creative with your installation. 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 that cause 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.
Don't let the small size fool you — the cranking power of an XS Power battery can be two to three times the power of a flooded battery of equal size.
XS Power D680
XS Power's compact D680 deep cycle 12-volt battery provides up to 1,000 maximum amps and has a capacity of 20 amp-hours. You'll need a protective case if you're installing this battery in your engine compartment. Check "Accessories" for other 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: It is very important to properly charge an Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) battery before using. Improper charging can permanently damage the battery (including but not limited to swelling), and will void the warranty. These chargers (sold separately) have a microprocessor that monitors the charging process to avoid overcharging, and are recommended for this battery.
- 12-volt deep cycle car battery
- sealed absorbed glass mat (AGM) design
- 370 cranking amps
- maximum output: 1,000 amps
- discharge capacity: 20 amp-hours
- 3-1/16"W x 6-9/16"H x 7-3/16"D (measure for fit)
- weight: 13.6 lbs.
- warranty: 3 years
- MFR # D680
What's in the box:
- D680 AGM Deep cycle 12 volt battery
- 2 M6 bolts
- 2 Split lock washers
- D Series Instruction Sheet
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More details on the XS Power D680
Overview: The XS Power D680 is a 12-volt battery that is designed to be used as a supplemental power source in your vehicle. It can be used to provide additional power for your car audio system, or can be used in marine applications.
Terminals Needed: This D-series battery does not come with battery terminals, so you will need to purchase the proper terminal adapters to fit the inner diameter of your power ring terminals before installing. 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). You could also choose the Short Brass Post Adapters (#580) or the Long Brass Post Adapters (#586).
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.
Installation: In typical car stereo applications, D-series batteries are installed in the trunk or hatch of the vehicle, close to the amplifier. The 680 Stamped Aluminum Side Mount box (#511-with window or #512-no window) will allow you to mount the battery cleanly to a side wall. The HD-680 Billet Aluminum Hold Down (available directly from XS Power) can also be helpful in mounting the battery under the hood.
Charging the Battery: It is very important to properly charge an Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) battery before using. Improper charging will permanently damage the battery (swelling, etc.), and will void the warranty. XS Power offers two 12-volt High Frequency IntelliChargers designed for charging AGM Batteries: the 8-amp HF1208 and the 15-amp HF1215 (both sold separately). The chargers have a microprocessor that monitors the charging process to avoid overcharging, and are strongly recommended for this battery.
Specifications: The D680 has the following specifications:
- MAX Amps: 1000 amps
- Cranking Amps (at 32°F): 370 amps
- Reserve Capacity: 24 minutes
- Discharge Capacity: 20 Ah (amp hours)
- Dimensions: Length=7.13", Height=6.57", Width=3.03"
- Weight: 13.69 pounds
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