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post #2 of Old 05-08-2013
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Re: Schumacher XCS15 overcharging ?

Yes it is overcharging!

Damage to the batteries will depend on how long the charger was at such a high level. Schumacher chargers are prone to this - Maine Sail has posted about a Schumacher charger that has ruined batteries on one of his customer's boats. Best to get a good charger and throw it away. As far as the batteries wait and see if they are ok.

Bulk charging voltage for flooded should be about 14.4 with a float of 13.5.

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