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Old 27-06-2009, 22:45   #16
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scotte,

I got your meaning. I was only offering the term and noting that I had only heard in in regards to Inverter/Chargers. I am not familiar with upper end stand alone chargers, but I would think they would have to monitor both voltage and current. Surly, if the battery was undersized wouldn't the increase in load would cause a voltage drop and require a change from the float mode?

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svquest2, while higher end chargers do that, that's not what I was talking about (I'm not sure if you were replying to me or not). A charger that only monitors voltage can't adjust itself to current/instant 12VDC loads like a smart charger with a shunt can.
Why does it need to???
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