OPTIMA® REDTOP® 6V The ultimate starting battery for your vintage 6-volt car or boat. Ultra high-performance SPIRALCELL TECHNOLOGY® AGM (absorbent glass mat) battery with reliable cranking power for your auto, car or truck and twice the life. The OPTIMA® REDTOP® will outperform and outlast traditional batteries in demanding cranking/starting applications. The ultimate high-CCA starting battery for vehicles that have alternators capable of keeping up with all electrical loads.
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The OPTIMA® model number for this battery is 6V. If you are replacing a 6 volt OPTIMA® battery you already have, this model is the same as batteries marked 8010-044, 9010-044, 27901, 6V, RED6V, SC6A, or N996VRED.
The following charging methods are recommended to ensure a long battery life: (Always use a voltage regulated charger with voltage limits set as described below.)
Model: 6V These batteries are designed for engine starting applications. They are not recommended or warranted for use in deep cycle applications.
Recommended Charging Information
6.65 to 7.50 volts; no amperage limit
6.90 to 7.50 volts; 10 amps maximum; 6-12 hours approximate
6.60 to 6.90 volts; 1 amp maximum current (indefinite time at lower voltages)
Rapid Recharge (Constant voltage charger):
Maximum voltage 7.80 volts. No current limit as long as battery temperature remains below 125°F (51.7°C). Charge until current drops below 1 amp. All limits must be strictly adhered to.
Shipping and Transportation Information
OPTIMA batteries can be shipped by AIR. The battery is nonspillable and is tested according to ICAO Technical Instructions DOC. 9284-AN/905 to meet the requirements of Packing Instructions No. 806 and is classified as non-regulated by IATA Special Provision A-48 and A-67 for UN2800. Terminals must be protected from short circuit.