Battery chargers & batteries

I would like to find out if you do industrial battery chargers

I would like to find out if you do industrial battery chargers, for truck batteries especially. We need a charger that can charge multiple batteries at a time and has a voltage range from 12-24v. And preferably a mobile unit. Please email me with any info you have and if you cannot help me, would […]

What is the difference between a deep cycle battery and a car battery?

A car’s battery is designed to provide a very large amount of current for a short period of time. This surge of current is needed to turn the engine over during starting. Once the engine starts, the alternator provides all the power that the car needs, so a car battery may go through its entire […]

What are the charge ratings in Amps of the chargers on offer?

Optimate IIIsP is only 600ma this is for maintenance. The AccuMate 6/12V is 1.2amps also for maintenance and small charge situations. The AccuMate Pro 12 V 6A is a 6 amp charger but has a special charging algoruthym suited for charging big batteries.

Can you charge maintenance free batteries with this charger?

Yes, no problems charging maintenance free batteries.

Does the high cycle / deep cycle make a difference to the charger?

Yes, it does make a difference as a high cycle battery needs a different charge than a deep cycle battery. However, our charger is intelligent enough to recognise the difference but still do the job. Therefore our charger will charge both.

Can the Optima 3 charge deep cycle 105 or 110 ah batteries?

I would recommended using the Accumate Pro instead.

Would like to know would the Accumate charge a 12v 64amp Battery?

The Accumate 6/12 is a 1.2A charger the Accumate PRO is a 6A charger. They can both do the job, it depends on how long can you wait ( how fast you need to charge). The formula for working out how long a charger will take to recharge a battery from 100% flat state is. […]

Can you get this type of charger for car and bakkie batteries?

The Optimate can charge a car or bakkie battery but it will take a bit longer as the chargers main purpose is maintenance of batteries. If you are looking to recharge flat batteries then the AM PRO 6A (Also available on the site), is the better option..If you are however just wanting to maintain your […]

Which would be best suited for a 102 amp hour deep cycle battery?

If you want quick charging and to maintain, the Accumate Pro is the best for the 102ah battery

What is its maximum charge rate?

It is a 6amp charger, if you’re talking about charge time the formula for working out how long a charger will take to recharge a battery from 100% flat state is.The batteries Amp Hours x 0.7 divided by the chargers charging current in amps. e.g. using your figures – 102ah battery x 0.7 = 71.4 […]