Charges batteries other chargers cannot , down to 1.25V
Integrated (+) charging clamp LED work light with nonslip grips
Charges, conditions and maintains 12V AGM and flooded batteries
LCD battery charging gauge and quick-set selections for easy operation
USB charging port compatible with smartphones, cameras and tablets
Charges 12V batteries other chargers cannot
Charges faster than competitive chargers with up to two times the output
Won't overcharge your battery
Maximizes your batteries' performance
The Optima Chargers Digital 1200 Battery Charger enhances the performance of 12V AGM and flooded OPTIMA batteries as well as other high-performance AGM batteries, recovers deeply discharged batteries and helps extend battery life. With an easy-to-read, bright, backlit LCD gauge that displays battery charging, fill rate, mode settings and fault messages, this charger offers one of the best user interfaces. It is microprocessor controlled and features high-efficiency 12-amp changing that outperforms conventional chargers. Additioanlly it features a battery maintainer port and cable for maintaining the battery in stored vehicles.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I bought this charger in early January 2013 and have had lots of time to put it through its paces. After using it for about two months, the display began to lose scattered segments then the unit would fail to work at all. This was an early production issue that has been apparently settled. Obtaining warranty service was frustrating, as the Optima reps indicated over and over they weren't receiving my email attachments or my faxes of the receipt needed to honor the warranty. After several frustrating weeks and escalations I finally was shipped a new Optima 1200 with a prepaid return label for the defective unit. The replacement unit has been working fine so far. A few weeks ago the side panel where the USB outlet and maintainer socket fell off, it appears the plastic surrounding the mounting screws is thin and had crumbled. I don't abuse my equipment, and given the initial history of my Optima charger, I treated it with kid gloves. Rather than going through another warranty ordeal, I...
I've used a lot of chargers over the years and still own a nice, trusty Schumacher charger with .3/2/10/50A settings for over 20 years that still works great. But here's the deal, I've had several batteries that my old charger wouldn't bring back from the dead, even if I left them trickle charge on low for days or a week. Many of these batteries were in vehicles that didn't get driven much and were not very old. The Optima charger is supposedly one of the most advanced chargers on the market and claims to be able to charge batteries other chargers can't. I figured if I could bring back a couple batteries, it would pay for itself.
The first battery I tried, my old charger would not charge up, so I figured it would be a good first test. I hooked up the Optima charter and it ran through it's pre-charge battery analyzing stage, which takes about 2 minutes and started charging. It's really interesting to watch the gauge as it analyzes the battery. After it started, it spent...
I bought this fancy battery charger and it works pretty good. After about two months half of the display went out. Getting ahold of Optima is proving to be very difficult. Until my warranty is dealt with I cannot recommend this product. I would buy a regular battery charger and a battery tender instead of this expensive complicated charger/tender with a fragile display and poor customer service from Optima.
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