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Posted: 07/12/18 06:27am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

many epsolar charge controllers can be programmed.
voltage set points 9-17v, top charge limited to every 30 days (0-180 mins).
One needs a cable and computer with downloaded software to program.
a 10A version of the landstar ls1024B can be had for <$20 from aliexpress or <$30 on amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/EPsolar-LandStar-LS1024B-Battery-Controller/dp/B00N4QJETA

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MEXICOWANDERER wrote:


Does a reasonably priced controller exist that not only maintains batteries at the correct voltage but weekly or bi-weekly give a surge of voltage for perhaps a half hour?


IF.....it really does "maintain them at the correct (float) voltage", what exactly makes you think that the other part is in any way necessary or beneficial ? Except maybe for trying to eek out a few extra months from batteries that are mostly worn out already.


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