Which Alarm Batteries Are Best?

These 12 VDC sealed lead-acid batteries are commonly used for backup power in intrusion and enclosure mounted security systems:

While general specification like a certain spade contact connector (F1 or T1 size) and a 4 amp-hour or 5 amp-hour capacity are common, what other criteria is important to consider?

There are hundreds of brands all selling these batteries. How do you pick the best ones?

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