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Re: golf cart battery installation
I wired my 4 6V batteries into 2 banks because that is the way my boat was already wired. I don't have a 1,2, both switch like lots of boast and instead have a sepaerate breaker from each bank to the main DC panel. I also have another switch that selects which bank (1,2, or both) supplies the inverter and that same switch determines which bank charges from the alternator.
I normally run with both banks supplying the main DC panel and the inverter switch in both.
I have a Victron BM and all ground legs go though it before branching out to the 2 battery banks. The BM is programed for the total house battery capacity as that is what it is far as the BM cares. If I were to have to take out a bank all I would need to do is change the capacity volume in the BM.
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