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Travel trailer and generator

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Travel trailer and generator

This was originally posted on APC forums on 1/1/2010


Trying to find out how this works. Have a travel trailer with 12v battery. Hooking up a 5500W generator. Will this overcharge the battery if left running too long? And how long is too long?


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Re: Travel trailer and generator

This was originally posted on APC forums on 5/12/2010


The wattage of your generator has nothing to do with it. Your generator must have a 12 volt output and should be regulated to not more than 14 volts. This way you will not overcharge your battery.

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b19kosar_apc
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Travel trailer and generator

This was originally posted on APC forums on 1/1/2010


Trying to find out how this works. Have a travel trailer with 12v battery. Hooking up a 5500W generator. Will this overcharge the battery if left running too long? And how long is too long?

helicoper_apc
Crewman
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Re: Travel trailer and generator

This was originally posted on APC forums on 5/12/2010


The wattage of your generator has nothing to do with it. Your generator must have a 12 volt output and should be regulated to not more than 14 volts. This way you will not overcharge your battery.