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Old 07-17-2019, 01:18 PM   #1
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Solar charging 2 batteries

I have 2 deep cycle batteries running parallel. Wondering how best to charge with a solar charger I have (cheap 100w suitcase model).

Do I just connect to the first battery and it will trickle charge both? Or do I need to manually switch the solar over to the other battery?

Probably a dumb question...but I canít find the answer!
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Old 07-17-2019, 02:20 PM   #2
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i would think that since they are connected together that they would charge equally (your charger in the RV does the same).
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Old 07-17-2019, 04:37 PM   #3
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Connect your charger to positive of one battery and negative of the other to get equal charge on both
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Old 07-24-2019, 09:13 PM   #4
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ScottTXp is correct. However, given the low current from the 100 watt panel, it probably won't make any practical difference.

Connect to either or one wire to each.
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Thanks!
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