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Old 03-23-2023, 10:02 AM   #1
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Dual source charge converter?

My Montana is a 2014 and it's Power Center has a Lead Acid converter only. It's a PD4590K 18L.

I think I can upgrade only the converter to make it LFP optimized. But that's not free.

I also have a small solar system with a solar charger that does not support LFP. So I will need to upgrade both before I switch to LFP batteries.

Is that a device that I could buy that does both? I've seen some free standing Power banks that contain LFP batteries, a AC to DC converter and a Solar charge controller. Not sure if they are ideal for RV installation.
Jim & Martha Abernathy
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Old 03-23-2023, 10:34 AM   #2
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Jim, if you get a 3000 watt inverter/charger/transfer switch like the Magnum or Victron (others out there as well), then you will have a good start on a system.
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