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Old     (skongolf)      Join Date: Aug 2009       01-26-2010, 8:42 AM Reply   
Just wanted to find out what us the major difference between the 2. I know one is bi-directional but is there a benefit of having one over the other? I am planning on using one for my 2 battery set up and wanted to find out which one is better to use. Seems like most people use the 1314.
Old     (vr6mole)      Join Date: Feb 2009       01-26-2010, 8:52 AM Reply   
Your alternator only charges one of the batteries so the 1314 is fine.

Might only be beneficial if you for some reason you hook up a battery maintainer to the other battery...otherwise just put it on the main battery.
Old     (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       01-26-2010, 8:55 AM Reply   
You can use either. Most of the one's I have sold have been the 1314 but either will work.

Here is a good explanation of how it works. This is for the 200 amp versions but they work the same.

"Yesterday I received my replacement sure power. They actually sent me the 1315-200 instead of the 1314-200. All that means is that this unit will connect both batteries as long as the main or aux see a voltage over 13.2V. For example, the unit will connect with the engine running (alternator is providing the charge) or if I connect a battery charger to the spare battery. The 1314-200 will only connect if the main battery sees a voltage over 13.2V. They call it bi directional (1315-XXX) unit as opposed to a uni-directional (1314-XXX) unit. Hope this makes sense.)
Old     (skongolf)      Join Date: Aug 2009       01-31-2010, 9:36 AM Reply   
Makes sense, but is there an advantage of having one over the other? A guy I know has a 1315 he wants to sell cheap since he wants the 1314. Just don't want to get stuck with something that may cause issues.


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