Another battery thread

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by Reallyretired, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. Reallyretired

    Reallyretired Funster

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    My solar controller and also my inverter/charger give an 'on charge' voltage of 14.4v.

    Is this OK for the batteries for this voltage to be maintained constantly?
     
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    in a word....No !

    14.4volts is a de-sulphation charge rate and it will boil the battery if left at that voltage.

    just a thought......how are you reading this voltage ?

    my sophisticated solar charger ups the voltage to 14.4v for 2hrs every 30 days to condition/de-sulphate the battery
     
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    Good question. This is from the LCD on the solar regulator. I must check with a meter.
     
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