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WOODS 12Volt 60Amp Manually Operated Battery Charger

WOODS 12Volt 60Amp Manually Operated Charger


The WOODS DIALO charge is a sophisticated electronic manually operated charger for most types of batteries. It employs a primary phase-shift controlled triac to precisely supply charging voltages and currents during the recharge cycle. The DIALO charge successfully recovers deeply discharged batteries. The DIALO charge covers a variable range of battery voltages which provides charging flexibility in the workshop arena (eg: a 48V DIALO charge will charge batteries of any voltage from single 2V cells to 48V systems). Due to the precise power control provided by the DIALO charge, it may be used for fast recharging of operational batteries or for overnight trickle charge situations.


General Features




  • 240V ac mains or generator supply - While the mains input is predetermined for Australian conditions with a mild variance in the supply volts & hertz, remote use is available via generated power with an acceptable level THD% tolerance. Also available in 110Vac (default is 240V, so please specify during checkout if you require 110V version)
  • Battery terminal voltage of 48Vdc
  • 30Amp battery charger



  • Circuit breakers on input and output - Over current protection on both the mains input and the battery output is offered for immediate protection. The manual reset table switch circuit type breakers are of industrial grade.
  • Temperature controlled fan cooling - The rectifier assembly is protected by an automatic thermo switch. If the temperature rises above its preset level the fan will be enabled until it has cooled the system to below its lower setting; thus disengaging the cooling fan. This extends the fans’ operating life.
  • Rectifier over-temperature shutdown - The second temperature protection device is also on the rectifier assembly. If, due to severe loading or other fault, the temperature exceeds its level it will shut the battery charger down until the cooling fan brings the temperature back within safe operating levels.
  • Transformer over-temperature shutdown - The third temperature protection device is deep within core of the power transformer. Activation of this device indicates serious overheating and will shutdown operation of the battery charger until the cooling fan brings the temperature back within safe operating levels.



  • Manual phase-shifted control - The primary control circuitry is manually controlled by the user. Employing heady-duty passive components provides seamless and precise power control from zero to maximum output.
  • Voltage Regulation and Current Limiting - Combined with the power control, the DIALOcharge incorporates electronic voltage regulation and current limiting for complete charging protection.



  • Wide range - due to the flexibility of the control hardware, nearly all large batteries flooded batteries can be recharged with a DIALOcharge, eg: Wet Lead-Acid, Deep Cycle Lead Acid, Lead-calcium, Wet Ni-Cad, Genesis®/Optima®, etc.



  • Metering - An accurate electronically driven analog moving-coil meter is fitted as standard. The DualMeter display the charging current, but the battery volts may be displayed at the press of a button. They are large and easy-to-read with wide angle visibility.



  • Strong, durable, attractive - Powder-coated zinc-annealed steel cabinets.
  • Mountabilty - Pre-drilled mounting holes means the DIALOcharge may be mounted either on a bench or shelf by the base or on a wall or bulkhead by the back of the cabinet.
  • Portability - Due to the compactness of the cabinets, DIALOcharge units are portable if needed.

Technical Specification


Nominal Battery Voltage 12 V
Maximum Output Voltage 17.50 V
Max Output Current (Ave) 60 A
Max Output Current (RMS) 100 A
Max Output Ripple (RMS) 2 Vac p-p
Total Battery Capacity 100 Ah - 800 Ah
Max. Load during recharge 25 A
Mains Supply Voltage 220 Vac - 240 Vac
Mains Supply Frequency 50Hz - 60 Hz
Maximum Consumption (RMS) 1500 VA
Minimum Genset (max output) 3000 VA
Tolerance to Mains Distortion 16 % THD
Mains Input Protection 16 A manual reset
Battery Output Protection 3x40 A manual reset
Temperature Protection: Transformer core 150 ºC Normally closed - Auto reset
Temperature Protection: Rectifier ass’y 100 ºC Normally closed - Auto reset
Temperature Protection: Fan Cooling 60 ºC Normally closed - Auto reset
Operating Temperature range -10 ºC - 45 ºC
Connections : Input 10A 3 pin 2 m cable
Connections : Input 200A Alligator Clips
Connections : cable min. size 10 mm² per 2 meters
Cabinet Dimensions 230L x 270W x 300D mm
Mounting Holes 210L x 120W mm
Mounting Holes 5/16" - 8 mm
Weight 25 kg

Quality and Safety


  • Safety Standards - IEC33-2-29 (AS3350.2.29), IEC61558-1:1997 (AS/NZS61558.1:2000)
  • EMC Standards - EN55014 (CISPR14, AS1044), EN55022 (CISPR22, AS3548), EN50082-1
  • IP Rating - IP21

This is an archive page for information purposes only.
  • Model: D1260
  • Shipping Weight: 25kg
  • Manufacturer:
    WOODS Battery Chargers

This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 10 January, 2007.