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IP22 Charging 2 battery banks

Hello all. I just received my IP 22 30A/3 output charger. I intend to use it to charge a 12V starter battery and the house bank (2 12V batteries wired in parallel).

Is the IP22 smart enough to charge each bank correctly even if they are at different states of charge?

What is the recommended way to wire the charger to the house bank (2 12V batteries in parallel)? Should I run a wire, from the charger to each positive pole or is it ok to run a wire from the charger to one of the positive poles?

All batteries are flooded cell lead acid

Thanks in advance

Matt

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I have exactly the same question. Looking forward to repliesmfrom others.
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Mike Dorsett answered ·

you need the ARGO FET switch to control the split charging ... (or similar split charging relay).

The charger will charge the lower voltage bank first...

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mattkoch answered ·

Mike, Thank you very much for the answer on charging the two banks.

Cheers

Matt

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