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WEST MARINE Automatic Portable Battery Charger, 40A with Engine Start

Model # 14982060Mfg # BC40WM


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Product Description

Our advanced 40A Automatic Portable Battery Charger harnesses high frequency technology and automatically delivers three-stage charging for your flooded starting or deep-cycle battery. It includes a digital LCD screen that displays charging and battery status with easy to understand icons, and features a patented Alternator Check to indicate if the alternator is maintaining battery level and Engine Start Timer to get you back on the water (or the road) quickly. 40A model can also deliver a powerful burst of Engine Start amps to jump-start your engine. It’s simple to use and easy to store with cable wrap and clamp storage built in.

  • Approvals: FCC Part 15, Class B
  • Automatic Functions: Three-stage charging, Hi-lo Temp. Compensation
  • Capacity/Charger Output: 40A
  • Engine Start Output: 110A
  • Dimensions: 15 7/8"W x 5 3/8"H x 9 7/8"D
  • Input Wiring: Grounded AC plug
  • Output Wiring: Battery clamps
  • Number of Outputs: One
  • Engine Start Time: One Minute
  • Status Indicators: Multi-Function LCD Display
  • Temperature Compensation: Yes
  • User Selectable Functions: Engine Start Timer, Alternator Check, Battery Recondition
  • Volts: 12V
  • Warranty: One year
  • Waterproof Rating: Not waterproof

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West Marine Automatic Portable Battery Charger, 40A with Engine Start

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By Frank

from Long Beach, CA

About Me Value Oriented

Verified Buyer


  • Durable Construction
  • Fast Charging
  • Real Marine Charger


  • Bulky Design

Best Uses

  • Charging boat batteries

Comments about West Marine Automatic Portable Battery Charger, 40A with Engine Start:

Charger works great, the price is good.
I tested the connections with my multi-meter and the charging side is isolated from the AC side like it should be on a marine charger.
The only reason I gave it 4 instead of 5 stars is the instrutions insist you disconect the battery from the boat before charging? So you can't just plug in your boat and forget it.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

set it and forget it!!!!

By Scuba

from sarasota fl

About Me Quality Oriented


  • Compact Design
  • Does It All
  • Durable Construction
  • Fast Charging
  • Good Cord Length


  • All Your Buddys Will Be B
  • Everyone Wants To Use It

Best Uses

  • Having Around The House
  • High-End Equipment
  • Travel

Comments about West Marine Automatic Portable Battery Charger, 40A with Engine Start:

i use this to maintain my deep cyclye on my trailer. this thing is awesome the first day i was checking alternators and charging all the batteries in the shop. have not reconditioned a battery yet but love that i can.

  • Primary use:
  • Business

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