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post #3 of Old 07-11-2008 Thread Starter
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I don't care for the multiple battery banks either but due to the physical locations of the banks (opposite sides of the boat) I decided to separate them.

Yes, I can isolate, or combine, each bank.

Looks like its time to buy a real battery monitor system to see actual charge current.

FWIW: The last time I charged the batteries, I tried running one circuit only and hooking it directly to a very low battery (the refer battery after using it all day). I hooked to it with #6 wire positive (6 feet) and #8 neg (8 feet) directly. I had the temp sensor on the battery in 80 deg heat.

I still saw only 20 amps charge indicated on the charger. (wish I had a real ammeter)

I think I'll be calling Xantrex support.

Last edited by PilotAlso; 07-11-2008 at 11:01 AM.
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