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Old 29-05-2020, 02:41 PM
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Default Trickle charger needed

My Ctek trickle charger has packed up and I need to replace can anyone recommend a good quality current model
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Old 29-05-2020, 08:59 PM
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I picked up one of these from Aldi a couple of years ago. https://manualsbrain.com/en/manuals/796066/
No complaints so far but can’t find that exact model anywhere - not sure if it got an Aldi part number? Seems a pretty generic specification
Edit - found equivalent on eBay here https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/143614831325
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Old 30-05-2020, 07:21 AM
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I had a CTEK fail after just a week, most people still reccomend them though. I did get another one.

Ring Automotive do some good products in my view, I’ve got a highly specced smart charger that’s been good for the last 12 or so years.
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Old 30-05-2020, 09:25 AM
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BMW are selling a version of the latest ctek

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuine-B...QAAOSwgQtbcqQA

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Old 30-05-2020, 09:27 AM
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UI think I can use the charger from my carcoon so will try this first.

https://www.carcoon.com/carcoon-power-and-charge-unit
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Old 30-05-2020, 09:33 AM
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UI think I can use the charger from my carcoon so will try this first.

https://www.carcoon.com/carcoon-power-and-charge-unit
looks like a rebadged optimate

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looks like a rebadged optimate

Can’t fault optimate I’ve got 3 the oldest is 10 yr old at least
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After a bit of advice. Getting the MC back from the garage on Monday and will keep it off the road for a month or so. I have a NOCO Genius G3500 already which seems to indicate that it will trickle charge. Should I keep the car battery connected and run the G3500 to the terminals under the bonnet? Never uses a trickle charger before.....
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After a bit of advice. Getting the MC back from the garage on Monday and will keep it off the road for a month or so. I have a NOCO Genius G3500 already which seems to indicate that it will trickle charge. Should I keep the car battery connected and run the G3500 to the terminals under the bonnet? Never uses a trickle charger before.....
Yep, this is what I do. Keeps the battery in tip top condition
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Why not just do what I do and disconnect the battery. They hold charge for months on end (at least 6) in this state.
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