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    I bought a National Luna Power Pack and used it for the first time last weekend with my Dometic Fridge. Works really well.
    Just a question: So I won't be using it again until the end of December. How do I store it?
    Leave it as is charged or do i need to let it run down which is probably not a good idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EugeneMader View Post
    I bought a National Luna Power Pack and used it for the first time last weekend with my Dometic Fridge. Works really well.
    Just a question: So I won't be using it again until the end of December. How do I store it?
    Leave it as is charged or do i need to let it run down which is probably not a good idea.
    Fully charge with mains charger and store. Top up a day or two before your next trip and you're good to go!

    Always store fully charged and top up every 3 months or so if not used.

    Never discharge below 12v/ 50%

    Check water levels every 6-12 months.
    Last edited by DC Polokwane; 2018/11/30 at 09:03 AM.
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    Sound advice above.
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    Can those national Luna power packs be used in a truck, with 24 volt system? Just connected to 1 battery.

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    Default Re: Deep Cycle Battery and Power Pack

    Quote Originally Posted by EugeneMader View Post
    I bought a National Luna Power Pack and used it for the first time last weekend with my Dometic Fridge. Works really well.
    Just a question: So I won't be using it again until the end of December. How do I store it?
    Leave it as is charged or do i need to let it run down which is probably not a good idea.
    What battery have you installed in the battery pack?



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    Quote Originally Posted by LeoHoekstra View Post
    Can those national Luna power packs be used in a truck, with 24 volt system? Just connected to 1 battery.
    Now and then, Yes

    But not permanently - it is not good to have a constant load on one of the batteries in a series.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LeoHoekstra View Post
    Can those national Luna power packs be used in a truck, with 24 volt system? Just connected to 1 battery.
    Only if the red inlet to the gray box is 12v and not 24v
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    Quote Originally Posted by EugeneMader View Post
    Just a question: So I won't be using it again until the end of December. How do I store it?
    Leave it as is charged or do i need to let it run down which is probably not a good idea.
    Connect any good battery chargers to it and let it stay on charge. That's how I store my BL and bakkie with 2x205ah in winter when I don't camp..I use the Ctek-7
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    Have two power boxes, a trailer and car dual setup. All are on charge permanently, bought smart chargers, the plug and forget type, I leave them all hooked up permanently and then take off and use when needed. Then reconnect when we get home. Some live like that for a year at a time and have never ever had any issues.
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    Default Re: Deep Cycle Battery and Power Pack

    Quote Originally Posted by hatjohan View Post
    What battery have you installed in the battery pack?
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    At home my NL box is connected to a NL 5amp changer, the on that fits into the small charge plug. I leave ut that way between trips.

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