Battery charging interesting reading

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  1. Jagtazman

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    Very interesting read, but I have been pointing out many of his comments on here in the past. I only hope that members read all of it as a little long.
     
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    It's 2x6 volts over 2x12volts that interests me not sure how valid this is thou. Need more research....
     
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    It's irrelevant - it is simply another option giving more choice in terms of size and battery type. 2 x 6v 100Ah in series = 12v 100Ah. 2 x 12v 100Ah in parallel = 12v 200Ah.
     
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    Agreed....but when did you last see a 240ah 12v battery.
    2 x 6v 240ah = 12v 240ah....in not much more room than one 12v 120ah
    Double that in place of 2 x 12v.....480ah.
    Trojan do a 240ah 6v for £129....not a lot more than a decent 12v.
     
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    End of last summer when my 2 very expensive deep cycle VRLA AGM finally gave up the ghost after 8 years of magnificent service.
     
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    Very interesting read, in fact it has answered a question I was going to post! :D
     
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    It's no good upping the amp hour capacity of your batteries unless your charger is man enough to charge that higher level of amp hour capacity!
     
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