It's been a few weeks since the wife and I had pulled the Clipper 17FQ and I was wondering what the best way to maintain the battery is...
Should I buy an adapter and plug it into a standard wall plug? Closest one will require a run of extension cord.
I bought a solar battery maintainer at Harbor Freight for $15 or so. On a cloudy day, it was outputting 18 volts, but I have been concerned about putting this onto the camper - I don't want to fry the inverter/converter by introducing too much power to the front end.
I've heard that if you leave of the camper without battery power for long, the carbon monoxide detector will fail. Is this true? Otherwise, ill wire a disconnect into the battery cable and throw the solar panel on the battery only.
Thoughts? I don't want to damage anything but I want to make sure it's maintained. Those batteries aren't cheap.
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