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Re: Which charges more efficiently? Fast Charge or Trickle Charge??

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Originally Posted by MarkofSeaLife View Post
500 amp hour battery bank with 2 different chargers: a 25 amp charger and a 4 amp charger.

Which is more efficient for a battery to suck up?

Please don't make it more complicated than the question is


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Mark
the 25 amp charger (that's the simple answer to me)

but that's making assumptions of SOC and charging source

but a 70-100 amp one would probably be even more efficient for the first couple hours

what good is a 4 amp charger anyway? My refrigerator uses more power than that

BTW - I didn't read anyone else's answer because I don't care, this is MY answer

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