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Duel battery and solar setup.


Has anyone got one of these? How has it performed? https://www.jaycar.com.au/dual-input-20a-dc-dc-multi-stage-battery-charger/p/MB3683 Cheers, Stretch.

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Hi Stretch
I have been using for about 10 months now with no issues
I do not use the solar input as I only use it to charge 100 AH Lifpo4 when travelling
I use my park light power as an ignition supply so that if I stop for a while in town
I am not draining tug battery. as I have a rear camera on the van and it is powered from
the park lights this works well for me
cheers Mark

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I prefer to have the separate charge inputs going to the batteries separately rather than all going through the same instrument. That way you can get much higher charge rates and still have charge capability if one of them fails.
20A is on the smaller end of the scale too, but depends on your needs.
Cheers,
Peter

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Thanks for your feedback guys. I was thinking of going seperate but carnt make up my mind. Its for D-Maxine 105amp battery in the tray 120w solar on roof. Cheers.

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