Yes, adding a battery management system for lead acid batteries is necessary. It can be used to:
- To prevent overcharging, over-discharging, and overheating, keep a close watch on essential battery metrics like voltage, current, and temperature.
- Some lead-acid battery packs may require equalization to ensure that the various battery cells have similar states of charge.
- The lead-acid battery BMS is responsible for regulating charging and discharging to enhance battery pack performance and lifespan, thus preventing overcharging and over-discharging.
However, be sure to select a BMS suitable for lead-acid batteries and follow the manufacturer’s installation and operating guidelines for proper installation and configuration.
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