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Old 25-11-2010, 15:03   #1
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I have the titled charger mounted on a bulkhead and cannot find the battery type selector switch. Is it on the back side where it cannot be seen when mounted?

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I have the titled charger mounted on a bulkhead and cannot find the battery type selector switch. Is it on the back side where it cannot be seen when mounted?
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See page 6 of the Manual:
Here http://www.charlesindustries.com/mar...SPChargers.pdf
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yes that is the location on mine.Would be nice to know the rational(not sure correct word) the idiot had by placing it there.marc
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Thanks. I had looked at the manual and was finding it hard to believe they really put it on the back.

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Presumably, they assume that you wonít be casually changing battery chemistries after the charger is installed; and donít want to permit easy accidental switching.
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It is reasonably commonplace for owners to upgrade from lead acid to gel or AGM, and they could have put a cover over the switch to ensure it was not inadvertently moved. Putting it on the back where it can't even be examined seems like a bad idea.

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It is reasonably commonplace for owners to upgrade from lead acid to gel or AGM, and they could have put a cover over the switch to ensure it was not inadvertently moved. Putting it on the back where it can't even be examined seems like a bad idea.
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I think they had the idea right (if my previous reasoning is accurate) , and agree /w Bob that it was very poorly executed.
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