Dual Input 40A In-vehicle DC Battery Charger

Dual Input 40A In-vehicle DC Battery Charger

BCDC1240D

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. 

$429.72 USD

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.

Dual Battery Charger with solar input

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.

Multi-stage charging profile

This Solar Ready 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 SEMA Global Media Awarding winning BCDC1240D is perfect for charging AGM, Gel, Standard Lead Acid, Calcium, and LiFePObatteries. The in-vehicle dual battery range keeps your auxiliary battery banks charged to their optimal levels and lets you continue your adventure uninterrupted.

Built tough for all conditions

This DC-DC battery charger with solar input has been proven to work in all types of terrains, including deep water crossings, and stands up against extreme heat (up to 176°F). It’s fully sealed against the risk of infiltration from water and dust and will hold up to the adventure at hand. It's designed to maximize the performance and life of your auxiliary battery and is suited for battery bank sizes of 200AH and above in most applications.

Made in Australia by REDARC this amazing range has undergone years of testing in some of the harshest conditions on the planet. REDARC has been in business for nearly 40 years and all of our products are made tough enough to take anything nature can throw at them.

Need help?

For help in choosing the best dual battery setup for your needs use the free REDARC dual battery selector.

 

Handy Tips

How to determine if you have a variable voltage (smart) alternator

How to access an ignition source (for the blue wire) when your BCDC is installed in a trailer.

 

California residents: see Proposition 65 information

Output Voltage 12VDC
Maximum Charging Voltage 15.3V
Output Current Rating (Cont.) 40A
Input Current (Max.) 9 - 32VDC
Output Power 600W
Input Fuse Rating 60A
Output Fuse Rating 60A
Length (in) 6.50
Width (in) 4.72
Height (in) 1.46
Warranty 2 Years
Weight (lb) 2.3
Standby Current Draw <100mA

There are some Lithium battery manufacturers that are not suitable to be used with the REDARC charger, however there is not a listing available. For reference, Expion360 LiFePO4 batteries are used within the REDARC fleet, but if you are interested in other brands then it is recommended you consult with the tech support of that battery manufacturer to confirm the compatibility with a REDARC charger.

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