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Multi bank charger question #13260368 08/26/19 06:10 PM
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I recently upgraded 2 of my batteries for my trolling motor to Optima (AGM style) and motor battery is a flooded style. With this change I bought a new onboard 3 bank charger. My question is it ok to have the mixed type of batteries on the charger? I will probably buy a 3rd optima once I sell old 2 bank charger. Just wanted to know for short term use if it’s ok.

Re: Multi bank charger question [Re: Burbarry] #13260712 08/26/19 10:52 PM
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What does your charger manual say?

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It says it can charge flooded, AGM but doesn’t mention anything about mixing types. Also, searched around and can’t find anyone asking this type of question.

Re: Multi bank charger question [Re: Burbarry] #13260895 08/27/19 01:47 AM
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Flooded and AGM take the same charging profile, wont hurt anything. Also on most new smart chargers each bank charges independently. I have a ProMariner connected to 2 AGM's for my trolling motor and a wet cell cranking battery. Been working fine for over 2 years now.

Re: Multi bank charger question [Re: Burbarry] #13260995 08/27/19 03:00 AM
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Thanks that is what I was thinking with individual charging

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