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Blue Smart Solar 75/10 current draw

Hi! My newly installed Solar Charger draws about 45 mamps out of my 24AH Battery in my boat.

That discharges the battery in a week or so.

Is that high current normal in sleep mode? The load output is 'always off', no solar cell connected.

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WKirby answered ·

I can also measure about 45mA self consumption on my unit.
If the solar is connected then this 45mA will be negated. Is there a reason why the solar is not connected?

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Yes! The boat is still in its wintershed! Thanks for the help.

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JohnC answered ·

The spec on that model is 15mA standby, so that's unusual. That would be leaving panel(s) connected too - don't fear doing that if it keeps your batt up.

How are you measuring it?

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