Mobile Charging?

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Anyone charging batteries on the go? Lawn Care Truck, etc?
If so, whats your setup?
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Not a commercial user, but still interested in this topic.
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Yes. Two deep cycle interstate Batteries wired to inverter portable solar panel and wired to truck for charging deep cycle batteries. These deep cycle batteries hooked to inverter enables me to charge my ego batteries on the go. Just make sure you have proper wiring also adequate batteries and inverters
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This may sound like a hard task but it’s not
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Also the inverter I used and also recommend is a pure sine wave in inverter. It has a more stable operation output than a modified sine wave inverter
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Great info. Do you mind if I ask what inverter you are using?
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I will try to send you a link
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EDECOA Power Inverter 1000 Watt Pure Sine Wave DC 12V to 110V AC with LCD Display and Remote Controller for Car https://www.amazon.com/dp/B075K97C2V/...
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This particular inverter will not allow you to deplete your batteries all the way which is good. Also has five fuses for protection. Easy access to change them. This is just one of the many inverters that are out there. This is the one I choose.
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That’s the solar panel it’s portable and just folds up
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Here’s the solenoid which will only charge
Auxiliary battery when the ignition is turned on. And when the ignition is turned off the solenoid will also be turned off which will enable you only to deplete Deep cycle batteries
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Here’s how to hook up solenoid.
https://youtu.be/1zrwHyy4qyY
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Here’s the battery
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You just get how many ever batteries you need to fit your need. And hooked them together inParallel positive to positive negative to negative. By linking Batteries parallel not necessarily giving you more power but increases your amp hours in other words giving you more time to charge your devices or what ever.
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Hope this helps you. If you have any questions feel free to ask. Also YouTube will be a great help to you of how to do a lot of this. If you decide to go this route
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I also bought this from amazon to keep tack on my batteries you wire it up directly. Are it can be wireless
Here’s the link
DROK DC 0-120V 0-100A Digital Multimeter Charge-Discharge Battery Tester, Volt Meter/Ammeter/Watt Meter/Time/Capacity/Electricity Usage Monitor, LCD Color Screen with Overvoltage Protection https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01M5CWR2P/...
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Ok....I was hoping for some details, but seriously this is WAY more than I expected.

MUCH appreciated!
This is exactly what I had in mind for our Isuzu Lawn Truck. 

How many rapid chargers are you running?
What EGO Batteries are you charging and how many times during the day?

Thanks again...
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I have two rapid charger and two regular charger. This setup that I have would be pushing it to the limit to run two rapid chargers at one time because they are 550 watts apiece the inverter is rated for a thousand watts.
So in Theory you could run one rapid charger and regular charger fine.
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Now to answer the other part of question I haven’t run all day. Your solar panels can be connected while pulling juice from your batteries. Also while moving from job to job and with solenoid in place along with solar panel you can charge on the go. I just haven’t run all day yet to put it that much to the test. I
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I have two 7.5 ah one 5 ah and one 2.5 ah battery. If you want your capacity to be more than increase inverter to bigger likewise your batteries for more charging time and solar panels can be bigger as well. this was just my little setup.
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Your welcome. I had fun setting this up.
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Here a pic from front
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Here’s a picture of back I have it inside toolbox

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