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Old 09-05-2022, 01:55 AM   #1
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Default Battery charger/maintainer

Has anyone set up their battery charger / maintainer in the storage bay?

I thought about mounting mine in the storage bay.

Easy access? Sure. Always where you want it? Yes.

Any downsides??
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Old 09-05-2022, 02:35 PM   #2
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Might consider ventilation for the heat produced.
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Old 09-05-2022, 04:26 PM   #3
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... and on a lead/acid battery the hydrogen gas produced ( boom)

This time of year I leave my Pleasure Way on shore power as the vent fan is running 22 hours a day - 110 here.
The converter charges the battery for me, and has a feature called "charge wizard" which varies the voltage to the battery to maintain it.

When temps are nicer and I don't need the fan running, I have a timer on my shore power for an hour each night to keep the battery topped up, it'll have the drain of the alarms on it.

I also have a timed charger on the vehicle battery
2006 Pleasure Way Lexor TD on a Chev 3500
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