You may have never heard of a DC to DC battery charger. For most automobile owners, the only battery they need to worry about is the starter battery used to power their car’s electrical system. Then, as you drive, an alternator charges your car’s battery, keeping it charged sufficiently to prolong the battery life.
However, for those attempting to move off the grid by occupying a caravan or a converted van, or for anyone taking one of these vehicles camping, a DC to DC battery charger is an important piece of equipment. These battery chargers allow you to channel power from your alternator to your secondary batteries, fully charging them as well.
This article will look at how DC to DC battery chargers work and how you can easily integrate one of these chargers into your solar installation. We’ll also look at the numerous benefits you’ll enjoy with a DC to DC battery charger. You’ll find that these chargers aren’t just a convenience—they’re a valuable part of your battery management system.