12v harbor freight solar battery charger
I have a couple 12v 1.5 watt solar battery chargers from Harbor Freight. I noticed that these do not have a regulator on them and you have to buy that part separately. The Regulator is $29 and I saw the charger is on sale for $12.
My questions are:
-How do I know if I need the regulator?
-This charger says 1.5 watt and another one they have is a 5 watt charger. I am used to measuring charge in amps. How does this translate?
-I want to use this to maintain the large (about the size of 2 or more 6TL's) battery on my excavator, the stock battery on my S-15 blazer and the stock sized pickup battery on my mud truck. What do I need to know to make sure I am doing it right?
-would I be better off buying a different solar charger for the excavator and using the 2 HF chargers on the smaller batters?
Feel free to include any other information that would educate me on the subject at hand.
thanks in advance
Originally Posted by ovrlnd
yes. legislating ourselves to death so we can be the leader of green hope and sit in our room like an unwanted fat sister on saturday night whilst the rest of the world has fun.