Batteries state of charge

Open-Circuit Voltage Test For accurate voltage readings, batteries must remain idle (no charging, no discharging) for at least 8hrs, preferably 24 hrs. Disconnect all loads from the batteries. Measure the voltage using a DC voltmeter. Check the state of charge Charge the battery if it registers If battery registers below the Table 1 values, the…

Battery Boost Switch

This switch can be used to provide emergency starting power from the house batteries if the chassis batteries are dead. Press and hold while turning ignition key for emergency starting power. This switch will add the house batteries to your chassis batteries for additional power. The best procedure, as described by Coach-Net, is to: 1.…

50 Amps hookup for at home

http://www.rvforum.net/SMF_forum/index.php/topic,66762.msg611714.html#msg611714 First a few disclaimers.  This is a report on a practical way to do a temporary hook up to either a 30 or a 50 amp electrical service.  It is not about meeting code for a permanent connection. If you are not comfortable with the safety issues involved then please get a qualified electrician. …