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If you have a 50 amp hour battery you want the smaller BCDC1225d 25 amp charger. If you have a larger battery install like 100 amp hours, then this charger is for you. The REDARC BCDC1240D is a 12V, 40A In-vehicle DC to DC Battery Charger designed to keep your auxiliary battery charged when driving or with portable solar panels when parked. It uses multi-stage DC-DC charging, a system that allows optimum charging levels for your auxiliary battery. The DC to DC battery charger works from a wide operating range (9-32V) and provides the option of charging from both 12V and 24V vehicle systems. Additional features include a Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) solar regulator, which allows the maximum amount of power to be delivered from your solar panels to your auxiliary battery. The smart charger also acts a dual battery isolator. If the voltage gets too low, the start battery is protected. It’s fan free creating a quiet operation, is fully sealed, and has multiple levels of fault protection. The BCDC1225D is perfect for charging AGM, Gel, Standard Lead Acid, Calcium, and LiFePO4 batteries. The in-vehicle dual battery range keeps your auxiliary battery banks charged to their optimal levels and lets you continue your adventure uninterrupted. Download the REDARC BCDC brochure here.