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Old 08-05-2022, 06:53 PM   #1
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Switching to AGM batteries- questions

I’ve been contemplating switching out my lead acid batteries for AGM’s. If you read my post below I may need new batteries anyway.

Is it as simple as just switching them out? Or does the inverter have a setting for battery type that needs to be changed? I have the 2,000 watt pure sine inverter in my 34pa. I read the inverter manual and can’t find anything regarding this. I know that I have a setting on my solar controller for battery type.
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AGM are acid based batteries just like the Lead batteries
The AGM battery uses an absorbent glass mat that absorbs the battery acid making it have a maximum surface area for the electrolyte to touch the plates without it flooding the battery with too much fluid.

Your battery 'charger' will work just fine
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Old 08-05-2022, 07:51 PM   #3
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Your inverter/charger probably has 2 setting for AGM batteries, one setting for Lifeline AGM and a second setting for all other AGM batteries.
There are suttle changes in the charging profile between Flooded and AGM.

Download the instructions for your inverter/charger remote panel. It will all be explained.
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What twinboat said...
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