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2oldman

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Posted: 06/13/21 01:39pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

SHRED wrote:

I'm having a tough time finding the specs on the 3 stage Parallax charger.
I thought you meant the batteries.

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230 solar watts is a bit skimpy but depending on where you camp it might work. My 300 watts fills the batteries most of the time. I’ll put a fourth panel on the back of the roof one day or another.


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2oldman wrote:

SHRED wrote:

I'm having a tough time finding the specs on the 3 stage Parallax charger.
I thought you meant the batteries.


These are the batteries:

https://lifelinebatteries.com/products/marine-batteries/gpl-4ct/


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Didn't see the specs on the Parallax site, but Randy still has info here:

https://www.bestconverter.com/Parallax-Paramode-with-TempAssure_c_104.html

Check the links to the manual and voltage curves eg.


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When the motorhome is in storage the solar is quite adequate to recharge the batteries to full and keep them there.


Regards, Don
My ride is a 28 foot Class C, 256 watts solar, soon to have SiO2 batteries, 3000 watt Magnum hybrid inverter, Sola Basic Autoformer, Microair Easy Start.

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Not sure about the Parallax 8355 so I googled it. 3-stage so yes it **Should**

But will it.. Parallex is not Progressive Dynamics.


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