On our 54 during the survey, we were told by Olivier not to turn both chargers on at the same time. He may have have shared the reason but I do not recall. May be Olivier can jump in and clarify. Not sure of the 54 and the SM are wired the same, but I would think that the same logic would apply.
Mohammad and Aty
Amel 54 #099
From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Monday, January 08, 2018 5:39 PM
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Generator charging question
If I am running the generator just to charge the batteries, meaning I have no
other load on the generator, is there a downside to engaging both the 100 amp
and the 30 amp dolphin chargers? As an example, tonight I was at 88% (-71 amps)
and when I engaged the “battery Gen” charger, I was putting in 45 amps, but when
I added “battery shore”, I was putting in 70 amps.