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NOCO Genius Smart Battery Charger - AC to DC - 6V/12V - 2 Amp

NOCO Genius Smart Battery Charger - AC to DC - 6V/12V - 2 Amp

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Compact smart charger draws power from a wall outlet to charge and maintain batteries on cars, RVs, boats, motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles and lawn mowers. Force mode revives dead batteries. Charges lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries. 1-636-306-4830 to order NOCO battery charger part number 329-GENIUS2 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all NOCO products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for NOCO Genius Smart Battery Charger - AC to DC - 6V/12V - 2 Amp. Battery Charger reviews from real customers.
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NOCO Battery Charger - 329-GENIUS2

  • ATV
  • Boat
  • Car/Truck/SUV
  • Generator
  • Jet Ski
  • Lawn Mower
  • Motorcycle
  • RV/Camper
  • Snowmobile
  • Trolling Motor
  • Battery Charger
  • 6V
  • 12V
  • NOCO
  • Wall Outlet to Vehicle Battery
  • 40 Ah
  • Charges/Maintains
  • Trickle Charge

Compact smart charger draws power from a wall outlet to charge and maintain batteries on cars, RVs, boats, motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles and lawn mowers. Force mode revives dead batteries. Charges lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries.


Features:

  • AC-to-DC smart charger quickly charges and maintains a battery
    • Perfect for charging ATVs, wave runners, lawn mowers, and other equipment
    • Great for daily battery maintenance or long-term storage of cars, boats, trucks, RVs
  • Multiple battery profiles let you charge a variety of battery types at different voltages
    • 6V Modes - normal
    • 12V Modes - normal, AGM, and lithium-ion
    • Force mode provides a constant charge to revive dead batteries
  • Multi-stage charging algorithm charges 2x faster than traditional chargers without overcharging
    • Analyzes battery condition to provide a customized charge
    • Built-in battery desulfator restores lost battery capacity
  • Precision needle-nosed battery clamps are spark-proof and have reverse polarity protection
    • Built-in 4-amp fuse protects electronics from dangerous overloads
  • Simple operation with mode button and LED indicators
    • Auto-memory feature remembers the last charge mode if power is lost
  • Snap-fit bracket and hook-and-loop strap secure unit near battery
  • Durable resin housing is rugged and water resistant - perfect for on- or off-board applications
  • X-Connect series accessories (sold separately) provide connections for additional applications


Specs:

  • Application: 6V and 12V batteries up to 40 amp-hours
  • Battery types supported: wet cell, gel cell, enhanced flooded, maintenance-free, AGM, and Lithium-ion
    • Lithium-ion batteries must have battery management systems (BMS)
  • Maximum charging amperage: 2 amps
  • Battery clamp cord length: 77"
  • AC cord length: 71"
  • Input voltage: 120 - 240 VAC (50 - 60 Hz)
  • Maximum power consumption: 30 watts
  • Low voltage detection rating: 1 volt
  • IP rating: 65
  • Operating temperature: -4 F to 104 F
  • Dimensions: 5-1/2" long x 2-7/16" wide x 1-3/4" thick
  • Weight: 1.1 lbs
  • 3-Year limited warranty


NOCO GENIUS2 Smart Battery Charger Dimensions

The NOCO Genius 2-amp smart charger quickly charges and maintains your 6V and 12V lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries, using a standard household outlet. Rated for 6V and 12V batteries up to 40 amp-hours, it's a great charger for ATVs, wave runners, lawn mowers, and other equipment. It's also ideal for daily battery maintenance or long-term storage of cars, boats, trucks, and RVs. With 4 selectable battery profiles, multi-stage charging, and advanced safety features, this Genius smart charger makes it easy to keep your batteries in peak condition. There's even a Force Mode feature for charging dead batteries with 0-volts.


NOCO GENIUS2 Genius Battery Charger Operation

This Genius smart charger removes the frustration of having to own multiple devices to charge different battery types and vehicles. Just attach the battery clamps to the vehicle's battery terminals, select a charging mode to match your application, and wait for the LED indicator to signal that the battery is completely charged. It's that simple.


User-Friendly Interface with LED Indicators

NOCO GENIUS2 LED Charging Indicators

This Genius smart charger was designed to provide a simple, user-friendly experience. The mode button allows you to easily cycle through the unit's charge settings. Back-lit LED indicators let you verify that the unit is operating correctly, and they allow it to be easily operated at night. These indicators signal the unit's charge status, selected charging mode, and alert you to potential performance issues or errors.


NOCO GENIUS2 Smart Diagnostics Troubleshooting Explained

This allows you to identify if the battery voltage is too high or too low for your selected mode, or detect a reversed polarity connection to a battery.


5 Battery Charging Modes

This Genius 2-amp smart charger has 5 selectable charging modes that let you quickly switch between charging different lead-acid and lithium-ion battery types at different voltages. Traditional battery chargers generally only work with a specific voltage or battery type, like lithium-ion or AGM batteries, or only in special circumstances like charging in cold environments. This Genius smart charger gives you the versatility to tackle different battery types and charging situations in one charger.


NOCO GENIUS2 Automatic Battery Charger Charging Modes Explained

The image above details the available charging profiles. The charger works with 6V and 12V wet cell, gel cell, enhanced flooded, calcium, maintenance-free, AGM, and 12V lithium-ion batteries with battery management systems (BMS).


NOCO GENIUS2 Force Mode for Charging Zero Voltage Batteries

The Genius 2-amp can detect and charge batteries that have been drained to 1-volt. And by activating the Force Mode, the charger can even charge dead batteries with 0-volts. Traditional chargers can't detect a battery when the voltage drops below a certain level. To activate Force Mode hold the mode button down for 5 seconds.


Genius Precision Battery Clamps

NOCO GENIUS2 Genius Precision Battery Clamps

The needle-nosed battery clamps included with this Genius smart charger are designed to easily connect to battery terminals of all shapes and sizes. Unlike typical, plastic battery clamps, these clamps are constructed entirely of metal, ensuring maximum conductivity. The clamps are covered with an over-molded plastic housing, which makes them easy to operate even with work gloves on. A built-in 10-amp fuse protects your connection against dangerous overloads.


NOCO GENIUS2 Battery Clamps with Eyelet Connectors

1/4" Eyelet connectors can be unbolted from the clamps for direct mounting to terminals on hard-to-reach batteries. The lie-flat design ensures maximum contact with terminals to optimize current transfer.


Quickly Charge and Maintain Batteries from 120VAC Power Source

NOCO GENIUS2 AC Plug for Wall Outlet Charging

This Genius smart charger plugs into an available wall outlet to quickly charge and maintain your battery. High-frequency switch-mode technology converts AC power into safe DC power to fully charge batteries. An onboard microcomputer monitors and controls this charging process to minimize power loss and maximize efficiency. The included mounting bracket with hook-and-loop strap lets you mount the unit in an enclosed compartment, garage, or workspace.


NOCO GENIUS2 Charging Times for Battery Sizes

The table above provides a quick reference for how long it will take the unit to charge some different battery sizes.


Rugged Weatherproof Design

NOCO GENIUS2 Rugged Weatherproof Housing

The Genius2 smart charger comes with over-molded connection points to protect the unit from dirt, dust, and water. The unit has an IP65 rating, meaning the housing is considered "dust tight" and protected against water sprayed from a nozzle. A durable X-connect plug ensures a weathertight connection when attaching the clamps to the charger.


The housing is made from tough Lexan resin that protects the internal electronics against impacts. The unit can handle being dropped, kicked over, and just about anything else your day brings.


Interchangeable X-Connect Accessories

NOCO GENIUS2 X-Connect Accessories for Versatile Charging Solutions

This Genius smart charger features a unique X-Connect plug that lets you disconnect the battery clamps and attach other X-Connect accessories (all sold separately) for versatile plug-and-play charging solutions. Add an extension cord to increase your connections reach, or use the 12V female plug to connect and power 12V accessories. Access your vehicle's battery through charging ports with the OBDII connector, or the 12V male plug. With a large variety of available accessories this battery charger can be outfitted to meet your application's specific charging needs.



GENIUS2 NOCO Smart Battery Charger and Maintainer - AC to DC - 6V/12V - 2 Amp - 30 Watt

Replaces part number: G1100

Installation Details 329-GENIUS2 Installation instructionsAlternate Instructions 329-GENIUS2 Installation instructions


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Video Transcript for Review of NOCO Battery Chargers - Battery Charger - 329-GENIUS2

Hey everyone, I'm Ellen here at etrailer.com and today we're taking a look at the NOCO genius battery charger and maintainer. This is going to help us keep our batteries charged and ready to go whenever we are to go out on our adventure, get some work done around the house, or whatever the case might be. It's going to allow us to charge and maintain the batteries for 6V and 12V batteries have a lot of different types, we'll go over those in a minute, but it's going to be just as nice compact systems. You can mount this to the wall, keep it in a drawer or your toolbox anywhere close at hand, to make sure that those batteries are maintained and ready to go. Just plugs into the wall AC plug there nothing too fantastic or special about that. On either end here, we'll have the connections to get our accessory plugged in.A lot of the NOCO staff will use the same plug so you can kind of reuse and switch and swap them out, then our little alligator clamp is going to go on the battery terminals.

Pretty common you see these on just about any kind of jumper cable or anything like that, red goes positive, black goes to the ground or negative. We do have a little keeper, this is going to mount to the wall or somewhere safe at hand, maybe the side of your toolbox to keep this nice and up out of the way, basically just wraps around the body of the charger kind of snaps in place, so you can keep that up and ready to go. And see that snaps around there can put the hook a little strap around and now hanging it against the wall does come with two small screws to attach that bracket to the wall, so you can have it wherever you want it.As far as what this will work with, as I mentioned, a lot of different battery types, 12V and 6V, got wet cell, gel cell, in advanced are enhanced flooded, maintenance-free AGM and lithium.So just about any small vehicle, you have tools, things like that, that you need to charge up with this. You can do that. Even if that battery is completely depleted, you can put this into force mode and then that will bring that battery back to life, even if it's down to zero volts.

So that's a pretty nice thing. The way it will be able to change those modes is going to be this button here. It's a pretty nice screen to let us see what's going on with our batteries. So you can see what sort of mode you have it in. Also check the charge and swap everything out.

So easy to read, LED system there.Pretty self-explanatory as I mentioned with the clamps going around your batteries, this does have a multi-stage charging and algorithm as well, so that's going to typically charge batteries faster than the other battery chargers you see in the market about two times faster, so should get everything back up to operational quickly. It's also going to have thermal sensors, so it's going to adjust that ambient or the charging performance per the temperature, and also the housing is made out of a Lex and rexine, so it's going to be nice and rugged up to, up to the task for hanging out in the shop and maybe getting banged up a little bit without too much issue.It does have an IP 65 rating, so dust proof, and it can be splashed with water without any real adverse effects, of course, you don't really want to have any of the electrical connections anywhere near water, but the box itself should be able to stand most shop environments without any issues. Those connections here, this is going to be the X or X connect series. That's what these connections are called, has little Xs on them, so pretty easy to plug in and take apart. A lot of the NOCO staff has those, and then whenever you're not using them has a little plugs to go over them, to keep those protected.As far as the size of our charger, it's going to be about 5 inches by 3 inches and then an inch and 5'8 thick, the AC cable measures 72 inches long.

Our connector cable measures 56 inches, and then the clamps are going to have a length of 21 inches. The max charge that this is rated for the max charging amperage is going to be 2 Amps, and the max power consumption is going to be 30 Watts. That's pretty much all there is to it for this does have a 3 year limited warranty, I think this will make a great accessory to keep all those items charged up and ready to go so that you don't have to wait on getting your work done around the house or getting out on the road and enjoying your life.But that's going to do it for me, I again I'm Ellen here at etrailer.com, hopefully this video has helped you in deciding if this is going to be the right product for you, if not, we do have other options available here so check them out. Thanks for watching.

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NOCO Genius Smart Battery Charger - AC to DC - 6V/12V - 2 Amp - 329-GENIUS2

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (125 Customer Reviews)

Compact smart charger draws power from a wall outlet to charge and maintain batteries on cars, RVs, boats, motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles and lawn mowers. Force mode revives dead batteries. Charges lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries.

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For over a year now this little NOCO charger has kept the starting battery ready to go on our diesel backup generator. Before the NOCO we had to jump start it almost every time.




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Great equipment. Robust construction so it will last. Does agreed job of keeping camping trailer charged.




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Very good quality, this is the fourth one I own, highly recommended


Comments
Good,but it does boil off battery fluid on my Yuasa battery. I have the charger on a timer to operate once a week for 3 hours to keep the batteries topped up, without fluid loss.
Ferris - 06/04/2022


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Just added this one to my “fleet” of NOCO chargers, has kept my group of Antique tractor 6 volt batteries alive for several years instead of replacing them almost every year. I don’t and won’t own anything else! They are the best!




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I bought two of the Noco 2 amp battery maintainers and am pleased with both. Using them outside in a dry location to maintain car batteries. Convenient connect/disconnect and easy to read and understand status LEDs.




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Having used THE NOCO Genius2 battery charger for greater than 1 years, I can say that I am completely satisfied with form and function of the device. I use the charger to maintain fresh battery charge for my RV trailer. I like the compact, portability and weight of the unit. The indicator lights keep me informed of the battery charge status. I consider this purchase as one of my best purchases of all my RV gear. Thanks for an excellent product.




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Works as advertised. Quality product, simple operation. Especially like how the system remembers the last battery type setting for each of the 4 banks of chargers. I bought several more Noco chargers after this one.




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Because of great demands on marine batteries these days with electronics and trolling motors, it is important to maintain their voltages when not in use. The Noco Genius Smart Battery Charger-2 amp not only charges the battery back up but also maintains it so you are always ready to go. Built for marine conditions this little charger takes up miniumum space and is easy to use with nicely made gator clips and a long detachable cord making connecting time a snap. Bright LED lights let you know where this trickle charger is in the cycle and flashes a green light when done and in maintenance mode. The instruction booklet is helpful but use a magnifier to catch all the details in the fine print. Everyone needs this little device to keep 12 volt batteries fresh and ready to go and e-Trailer has one for your car or recreational need!




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When I got the charger the switch wasn't working so I contacted customer service and a new unit was shipped right away. Got my new one hooked up and it's working great. Great service!




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Best thing we ever did
David W - 08/11/2022


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Great product. Had 1 b4 that worked well. Had bought different brands b4 but ruined my battery. Delivered on time, packaged very well cost less than other sellers




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Awesome little charger. I installed this permanently to the inside of my trailer for easy use.




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Excellent addition to our Scamp trailer stuff. Etrailer advice and service was excellent.


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Great - everything Id hoped for
Ralph - 08/02/2022


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Great charger does everything I expected from charging my batteries




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Works as advertised. Have used it to restore a 12v lithium 100ah battery which was allowed to go well below the recommended level of discharge. The compact size is also a big plus.




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It has saved us money now that we know you can't let the battery go died. This set up is a life saver at keeping our battery charged




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This charger has served me well to keep my motorhome batteries charged.


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This battery charger has been very handy to charge my trolling motor for my kayak.
Andy S - 04/30/2022


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Great packaging. Works fantastic. Very easy to follow instructions.




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Great packaging. Works fantastic. Very easy to follow instructions.




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Contacted etrailer.com about charging K2 Energy Lithium Ion marine batteries. They took the time to contact NOCO Genius chargers to get me the correct answers. NOCO said absolutely that this would be the correct charger for lithium ion marine batteries.

I am now confident that my investment of Lithium batteries will get the correct charge they require. The NOCO genius charger is lighter and smaller than my previous charger allowing more room and less weight in my boat.



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