Electric fence Battery

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by littlefork, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. littlefork

    littlefork Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you use a regular 12V car battery?
     
  2. mjuenem

    mjuenem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes.......... if the system is made for a 12 volt DC battery. If this is a solar charger, It should work longer in areas with frequent cloudy conditions. You just have to make sure the solar charging panel has enough capacity to get the car battery back up to full charge during the sunny days or you are just postponing the inevitable.
     
  3. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Can you use a regular 12V car battery?

    You can for a while, IF it's a 12 volt charger, but it won't last long.

    You'd be better off with with at "deep cycle" battery​
     
  4. mjuenem

    mjuenem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good point. True, the deep cycle is way better if you are running a total loss system, but if you have a solar charger it is unnecesary.
     
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2011

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