This is what I got from customer service,
"We apologize but please understand that these batteries do sit for some
time at the manufacturers location then ours until sold. Although the
item is know where near its expire date it can lose some voltage from
sitting, you can put the unit on a charger for a couple of hours if you
want those extra points."
Head Unit - Alpine CDE-123
Front Speaks - Sundown NeoPro V2 6.5"
Sub Amp - Audioque 3500.1D
Sub - Audioque HDC3 15" D2 - 4.5 cubes @ 38hz
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