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A battery charger is a standalone charging unit that plugs into a standard power outlet (or another source of AC power, like a generator). It’s used to replenish a battery bank that is low on charge.
Solar applications typically do not need a dedicated battery charging unit because most off-grid inverters come equipped with built-in battery charging capabilities.
We can think of a few scenarios where you might use a dedicated charger: