Charger + inverter + battery

PKImperialPKImperial Registered Users Posts: 1
Hi folks, I cant seem to find an answer for this: 3 pieces of equipment, a single 12v battery, a 12v battery charger that plugs into wall, and an inverter. The inverter connects to the battery terminals, can the battery charger also connect to those same battery terminals at the same time?



  • DConlyGuyDConlyGuy Registered Users Posts: 80 ✭✭
    edited July 2016 #2
    yes they can , if your worried about inverter just turn it off while charging, 
    600 watts of solar panels,Epever 30 mppt , 2 PWHR12500W4FR battery's in 24 volt setup
  • BB.BB. Super Moderators, Administrators Posts: 30,962 admin
    As DConlyGuy says, short answer is yes. Short/heavy wiring from inverter to battery, and short heavy wiring from charger to battery bus/common connection points.

    Longer answer is details matter. Size of battery (AH rating and voltage), inverter wattage and specifications, charger ratings, wire lengths, fusing/breakers in positive leads, load watts/amps @ hours per day, etc. all matters for a safe, reliable, and system that meets your needs.

    Near San Francisco California: 3.5kWatt Grid Tied Solar power system+small backup genset
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