Battery Doctor Battery Isolator

Battery Doctor Battery Isolator

Postby kirklaut [OP] » February 1st 2016, 4:31pm

I am looking for a battery isolator that allows me to manually choose to start the vehicle off the auxillary battery when the starter battery has died. I have solar panels that charge the aux battery so being able to use the sun as a reliable energy source for starting the vehicle is nice.

The battery doctor looks simple enough. It automatically controls charges to both batteries without manually flipping any switches and has an override button to start the vehicle off a second battery.

Anyone have any experience with these?

Anyone have any other recommendations?

EDIT: I also like the look and simplicity of the NOCO IGD140HP 140 Amp Battery Isolator but it doesnt look like it has any override switch. Id prefer to get the NOCO if had had that kind of feature.
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Postby CopperFiremistCopperFiremist is online! » February 1st 2016, 6:27pm

I bought the Stinger SGP32 200AMP. No override though. I only went with this brand because they have been making these things for along time.
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Re: Battery Doctor Battery Isolator

Postby HotWire » February 2nd 2016, 7:00pm

I have the Battery Doctor. I bought it for reasons similar to the ones you mentioned. I have used the "override" and it does just that. Good unit for cost/simplicity. Make sure to use heavy gage wire if you plan on jumping from you AUX batt.
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