Published at Saturday, 22 September 2018. Car Chargers. By Christie Delgado.
When planning to not use your vehicle for extended periods, checking and boosting every 30 - 60 days is simply not enough to guarantee your battery will not self-discharge to a critical level. This 'under charging‘ results in ‘sulphation‘ if the battery voltage is allowed to drop and remain below 12.4 volts. This sulphation is the hardening of the lead plates within the battery and it reduces the battery‘s ability to accept or hold a charge. This is where we would then recommend the use of a charger to maintain the charge in a battery.
Oh, and one more great thing about Eneloop - they are not that expensive. You can get a 4-pack of rechargeable triple-A batteries for $10 if you know where to look (hint: start at Amazon).
Solar battery trickle chargers can be utilized in other instances besides your automobile. This is a great option for fisher-folk and fishing boats as it is weather proof. There is nothing more terrifying than getting caught in the middle of a body of water with a dead trolling motor and no means to recharge it.
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