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how is this converter

Postby glenn201 » Tue Apr 26, 2016 7:11 pm

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Re: how is this converter

Postby GuitarPhotog » Tue Apr 26, 2016 7:38 pm

See my reply on FB.

I also noticed that it doesn't mention whether the charger is "smart" i.e., 3 or 4 stage, or just a "trickle" charger that can ruin your battery.

I'll be happy to continue the discussion if you can get real specs on it.

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Re: how is this converter

Postby Socal Tom » Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:55 pm

With a google search I found the manual
https://www.livinlite.com/pdf/Elixir12_30Manual.pdf

Its not a smart battery charger, it provides constant voltage until the load on the 12V side pulls it down. the Eleixir12 starts to drop voltage when the load is over about 12amps. I would probably use a seperate charger to charge my battery at home, but weekends at the campground it would probably be ok. People at popupportal seem to be using them, so maybe checkin over there.
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Re: how is this converter

Postby glenn201 » Wed Apr 27, 2016 7:21 pm

thanks for the input I went ahead an ordered it its cheap
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Re: how is this converter

Postby GuitarPhotog » Wed Apr 27, 2016 7:28 pm

Just don't use it to charge your battery. The "not smart" charger will ruin your battery if left connected for too long.

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