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Old 02-27-2012, 03:59 PM
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Can anyone give me a recomendation on a solar battery charger\maintainer? I need it for four batteries. I have seen them for sale form northern hydraulics but i dont know how well suited they are for the ocean. thanks
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I would also be interested in this info.Thanks guys
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I was at a seminar this weekend and was looking at solar panels that one of the vendors had set up, they looked like they worked well take a look at www.cbcamerica/ecoenergy maybe this will help.
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Be aware that solar panels have a limited useful life prior to replacement. Many of the installed panels I've seen are severely degraded from years of solar exposure. Ensure the cost / utility / life calculation is acceptable.
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I hear Solendra is having sale on them.
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I was looking at this one.http://www.batteryminders.com/batter...6140.html#tab5
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That s the one thats in northern hydraulics catalog but its $40 cheaper than that company. I guess ill just take a chance and try it. Thanks
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coleman makes some also
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PulseTech solar chargers. Two, five and six watt chargers. Been using the small two watt model for my one battery boat for four years. I keep my boat next to my house and lay it on top of the boat cover. The two watt model is enough to overcome any parasitic drain and keep the battery charged. Various internet prices, Amazon has two watt for about 68 bucks and the five watt for 160. But for four batteries you would need to switch one panel out to each battery or buy additional units. The two watt solar panel itself is about four by eight inches and is an industrial type solar panel, very rugged.

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