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battery charger????

i am looking to buy either a Xantrex TrueCharge 20+ or a 40+. i have about 200+ amp hours on my wet cell bank. my 2 queswtions are this.
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i can get them both for about the same price and the 40+ comes with a remote panel. is the 40+ too much charger. I read in the manual that it is for banks of 400+

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The charger on my boat now is also a converter. with the TrueChare will i be able to run 12 volt items while charging at the dock like i do now. the manual says to avoid loads while charging.
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No...the 40 is better...if the price is the same...get it. There is no risk to your batteries.
Yes...you can charge and use 12V items at the same time.
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Just curious, why are you replacing the charger you have now?
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it is the original charger and does not have the 3 different charge types. it is all or nothing. I want to be able to leave the charger on so it is always ready to go.
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