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Old 01-10-2016, 10:04 AM   #1
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Question about LSL toad charge... Is a diode needed?

I had a LSL Toad Charge (revision H1) installed on my toad this week. According to LSL's FAQ section on their web site, the Charge Regulator on their Toad Charge prevents the flow of current from the toad to the MH.

My question is this - should I trust that the Charge Regulator on this LSL Toad Charge will protect the electronics in my MH or should I have a diode installed on the Toad Charge to prevent any current flowing to the MH when I start the toad while still connected?
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Ive had one for over a year and no issues with it. So Yes I would trust it.
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We have one. It works. I would trust LSL Products on this point.
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I've had it on my car for 8 years now. I've not installed or needed any additional components.
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If it is properly wired with a circuit breaker, even a backfeed won't hurt anything.

It could run down the toad battery but no lower then the battery it is hooked to.
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