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Offline centrix29

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House batteries
« on: April 08, 2006, 05:46:57 AM »
Hi all,

I'd like to connect 8 Lifelong 8Ds together for my house battery bank. What size cable do I have to use for that? What size charger should I use if I am using a seperate 3000w. inverter?

Thanks a lot!

Pat
« Last Edit: April 08, 2006, 08:33:56 AM by centrix29 »

Offline DrivingMissLazy

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Re: House batteries
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2006, 02:42:28 PM »
Two questions, is the battery voltage to be 12 or 24 volts and does your inverter not have a built in battery charger?

 Most of them have that feature included for the DC voltage that you want.

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Re: House batteries
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2006, 05:46:28 PM »
My inverter is 12v. I have yet to buy the charger.

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Re: House batteries
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2006, 09:07:19 AM »
centrix29 ,

What is your mo# & ser#  and also make of your inverter??

We will be able to help you better with more info!

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Re: House batteries
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2006, 04:41:05 PM »
I have been involved in doing some solar systems and for batterys they recommend using batterys with lower voltage in series to come up to your useage volts. For example 3-4volt= 12 or 6-2volt=12 or double that if your system is 24V. Hope this makes sense.

Leroy