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Glad you're happy with the new Iota.
Yes, Iota chargers with the IQ-4 smart charge option will hang in there longer at full rated amperage than will many (most) other chargers....as long as the batteries need it.
Don't know the size of your battery bank, but IMHO it's almost always a good idea to have a larger rather than smaller charger, so long as your power source can handle the in-rush and maximum amp draw.
And, here's a + 1 for Northern Arizona Wind and Sun....good outfit and good prices.
If you have flooded batteries, you might look into the WaterMiser caps. They greatly reduce the frequency of needed watering, and they make it very easy to check water levels in the batteries. No need to remove these if/when equalizing the batteries either, as is required with HydroCaps.
Last edited by btrayfors; 12-08-2009 at 05:17 PM.