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Orion-TR Smart 12/12 DC-DC B2b

hi iwant to install Victron Orion-TR Smart 12/12 DC-DC Battery to battery charger to my boat the boat is wired to a diode can i connect positive and negetive wires directly from the starter battery to the house using breakers on both batteries to the dc dc charger i want to leave the alternator and diode wiring as is the house battery is a vetus deep cycle sealed lead 110ah what size dc dc charger would i need thx colin

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Yes. For a 110Ah you need about 10 A. You can go higher if needed, but at the expense of battery life. Check alternator output as well, try to stay below 50%. And don't over discharge the battery. Max 50%.

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