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i have a 120 / 2400 input to 12 volt output converter can i charge a 12 volt lead acid battery with this unit ?

July 05, 2019

i am guessing that you can not answer this question so i'll look elsewhere where i can get a straight answer and not another run around. PS i'll not recommend this site to any of my electronic friends. thank you for your valuable time in this matter

July 05, 2019

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Answer by Foxx

A good lead/acid battery charger starts off (assuming a dead battery) in constant current mode and as the battery voltage rises, at a preset voltage level changes to constant voltage. The current will then slowly fall and at at preset low current level the charger switches back to constant current mode at a low "trickle charge" level to hold the battery charge. Based on this I think you would be asking for trouble if you simply connect a dc power supply without a programmed regulator to the battery.

+1 vote
by Foxx
July 20, 2019

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