i do have mine permanently connected on 2 conversions so far..
Of course you should check your chargers manual if stating something else..
Usually not. Some chargers take a little power to run things (like an LED or feedback circuit) so if you store it a long time I'd disconnect it - but for daily use probably not.SunGear said:Hi, I'm currently in the design process of upgrading my bike. I'm gonna add an 80a onboard charger to it...do I need to disconnect the charger from the batter when I ride my motorcycle?
As long as the charger is built to be onboard (is vibration- and water- proof, preferably potted solid, IP65-rated at least), then typically riding with it is fine, mechanically.SunGear said:Hi, I'm currently in the design process of upgrading my bike. I'm gonna add an 80a onboard charger to it...do I need to disconnect the charger from the batter when I ride my motorcycle?
The only thing to consider for that is how high the regen voltage might ever be, should the battery's BMS shutdown for any reason while regen is occuring. If the controller can be programmed to limit this voltage, I'd make sure it is not above what the charger could take on it's inputs (which unfortunately is not usually listed in charger specs...but is usually at least a few volts above it's max charging voltage; depends on the output stage parts). A link to the specific charger may help us at least guess what that might be.It does have regenerative charging.