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My game cam is 45 minutes from my house, I'm in the process of setting up a 12V battery system for my Wildview xtreme 3. The thing is, I would like to avoid downtime, and can't really afford to drive up more than once/week. If I only have one 12v battery, once it dies I would have to take it home 45 minutes, charge it, and bring it back the next week. What I'm wondering is if there is a way to charge one of these 12V sla batteries using jumper cables attached to my truck battery, like you would charge a car with a dead battery. The other solution, would be to buy 2 batteries, but keeping cost down would be ideal. Would this be possible, and if so would it be reasonable, or would I have to leave it on the cables so long that it wouldn't be worth it? Thanks.
#72713
Open up your box and write the numbers down off of the battery.

Go online and get another battery.

Half of the cost of the external is the case.

I have external batteries that I made up that do not have a case, they are just the battery and the cable with connecters on the wires.

I have a moultrie charger that I use to charge the batteries.

It is 6 volt, so I don't know what you have, but I have jury rigged most of my cams now.

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