Thread: Doable or dumb?
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Old 21st Jan 2019, 12:38 am   #4
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Default Re: Doable or dumb?

Could it simply be that the Varta battery has more actual capacity than tired Powerline ones so it's just taking longer to charge?
I think that's the issue Chris, it's not reaching 13.8V while the Powerline do quite quickly, after an hour or so. It hasn't been sunny here generally which hasn't helped! So I was wondering if I could give the Varta a leg up?

I haven't read the specs on the Varta but the Powerlines recommend charging at 13.8V and a single 14.4V charge once a month
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