Over Current Protection Needed for LiFePo batter bank?
Hi, I have a 48V battery bank consisting of 4 100AH flooded lead acid deep cycle batteries in series. I am considering upgrading to LiFePo batteries since my bank appears to have degraded significantly in less than a year (voltage drops and rises too fast). My solar system produces more than 2000 Watts on a sunny day. On researching LiFePo batteries I see there is a maximum charging current of 1C for a 100AH LiFePo battery. Since my controller can output as much as 60 Amps to the battery bank, should I be worried of overcharging the LiFePo? What kind of damage could it cause if I already have a good BMS in place? I am kind of ignorant of how batteries work. Does it act like a load and only draw current that is needed or will it attempt to use all the power it's getting from the solar system?
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