12V Battery Maintainer The Battery Maintainer is the best device available to ensure that your battery will always be "topped off" and fully charged. It has the capacity to keep any 12 volt battery charged with as little as one full hour of sunlight per day. The life of your battery will be dramatically extended by using the Battery Maintainer.
It features a diode to prevent the battery from discharging on cloudy days or at night. It is constructed with a glass face and black molded base. Size: 5-1/4" x 11" x 3/8" thick. Output: 100 ma 16 VDC full sunlight. Connects to battery via 12V "hot" cigarette lighter plug in aircraft. For 24 volt use two units. LED Light not included.
Border is made out of sharp metal that is dangerous to the aircraft/people. This needs a rubber border.
November 11, 2019
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Q: How long is the wire from the Battery Maintainer Solar Battery Charger to the cigarette socket plug?
The Battery Maintainer Solar Battery Charger has a wire length of 13 feet.
Q: Is the Battery Maintainer Solar Battery Charger panel weather proof?
Yes, this panel is weather proof.
Q: Does this unit have a controller or regulator to prevent overcharging the battery?
It does not have a controller, but has had no record of overcharging batteries.
Q: How does the cable come out of the aircraft from the cigarette adapter to the outside? Does the door have to close over the cable? Wont that damage the cable?
It just has a standard wire. I believe you could leave it inside the plane on the glareshield for long term charging.
Q: How much does this THE BATTERY MAINTAINER SOLAR BATTERY CHARGER product weigh?