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Not to try and bump this topic back to the top, but I think this is related. When using a generator to recharge batteries is it best to use a seperate battery charger or the one in the RV itself that charges when hooked to shore power?


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1pizzaguy1 wrote:

Not to try and bump this topic back to the top, but I think this is related. When using a generator to recharge batteries is it best to use a seperate battery charger or the one in the RV itself that charges when hooked to shore power?


it depends on your RV's converter/charger. newer ones are 3-stage and will recharge almost as well as a separate battery charger.

since you don't mention the year, type or model of RV, it's hard to say what converter you have.


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1pizzaguy1 wrote:


...is it best to use a seperate battery charger or the one in the RV itself...


What converter/charger does your RV have and what portable charger do you want to use? No way to answer without this info.


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I"m signing the papers for my first TT this Friday. It's a 06 Trailbay 27DS. When I get info on the converter I will post it. Thanks for all of your help!

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My converter is an Atwood TP3-5530SS.

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