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MEGAPULSE BATTERY CHARGER ISSUES





Important!   Megapulse is not a battery charger!
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Modern multi-state (adaptive) lead-acid battery chargers
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Petrol and diesel engines
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Using an equalization charge
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Issues with sealed lead acid batteries (aka VRLA - valve release lead acid batteries)
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Megapulse works well with desulphating chargers
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Comparison of Megapulse with other desulphation methods

Feature Megapulse Desulphating charger Chemicals
Battery types tu(type: gif)
Starter, deep-cycle
tu(type: gif)
Starter, deep-cycle
tu(type: gif)
Starter, deep-cycle
Battery construction tu(type: gif)flooded, sealed, AGM, gel, maintenance-free, hybrid, silver / calcium td(type: gif)Most chargers are designed for one specific type only td(type: gif)Only unsealed batteries
(no maintenance-free, VRLA, gel, AGM)
Maximum battery Ah tu(type: gif)
1500 Ah
td(type: gif)
100 - 500 Ah
tu(type: gif)
No limit
What it does tu(type: gif)Removes sulphation
tu(type: gif)Prevents sulphation
(see note 1)
tu(type: gif)Removes sulphation
td(type: gif)Does not prevent sulphation
tu(type: gif)Removes sulphation
tu(type: gif)Prevents sulphation
Voltage range tu(type: gif)
6, 12, 24, 36, 48v
td(type: gif)
Typically 12, 24v
tu(type: gif)
Not voltage dependent
Works all the time tu(type: gif)
24 x 7 non-stop
(see note 2)
td(type: gif)
Only when on charge
td(type: gif)
For as long as the chemical is active
Desulphation power
(see note 3)
tu(type: gif)
100%
td(type: gif)
10%
tq(type: gif)
(unknown)
Requires external power
for desulphation
tu(type: gif)
No
td(type: gif)
Yes
tu(type: gif)
No
Desulphates while vehicle in use tu(type: gif)
Yes
td(type: gif)
No
tq(type: gif)
One-time application
Suitable for marine, mining, construction, outdoor use tu(type: gif)Yes
(fully sealed case,
epoxy encapsulated,
IP67 waterproof)
td(type: gif)
Normally not ruggedized
foroutdoor use
tu(type: gif)
Yes
Discharges battery during operation td(type: gif)
0.25 - 0.6Ah per day
tu(type: gif)
No
tu(type: gif)
No
Warranty period tu(type: gif)
7 years
tq(type: gif)
Usually much less
tq(type: gif)
(unknown)
Easy to fit and use tu(type: gif)
Yes
td(type: gif)Requires connection every time it is used td(type: gif)
Messy chemicals
Compatibility with Megapulse - tu(type: gif)Yes in most cases
tq(type: gif)Pulse interference possible
tu(type: gif)
Yes
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