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post #15 of Old 10-20-2013
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Re: Problem with new batteries keeping the charge

3-4 Hours is not enough for a full garunteed charge. You are only getting a flash charge. You'll need an overnight charge then 24 hours of sitting time to get a good state of charge reading.
Better yet - get a battery monitor like a Victron BMV 600s and hook it up. Simply using voltage readings for state of charge values is less than optimal.

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