Originally Posted by David M
Agreed, multiple chargers. I have two alternators and two battery
chargers that are backups for each other.
Indeed! You do not want them combined in one device! If it goes down, then you're stuffed!
Redundancy is the name of the game
My year-old Victron Multiplus charger/inverter dead failed last fall -- something which takes an entire weekend just to remove from my engine
compartment, so down for weeks.
Thank God I had entirely separate alternator charging
. Besides that, I actually went out and bought a spare 24v mains charger
You will certainly not want your wind or solar going down if some other charging system goes down.
These devices can and do fail!