FREE SHIPPING on orders over $99 in Contiguous US* All orders shipped from North Carolina
Low fixed freight for AK, HI, Canada & Mexico
*Excludes heavy and bulky items.

12A Trailer Battery Charger

SKU
BCDC1212T
USD $280.00
In stock
Australian Made Premium Quality
Manufacturer Direct Suits Most Vehicles
Find Installer Buy In-Store
Product details
Charge your trailer batteries with this 12amp dump trailer charger from REDARC.
OVERVIEW

Connecting directly to the trailer plug, the BCDC1212T provides 3-stage battery charging for optimum battery charge, protecting the truck's start battery from discharge while charging the auxiliary battery responsible for operating winches, hydraulic pumps, dump trailers, liftgates and boat trailers.


Perfect for charging tipper trailer battery and liftgate charging

This dump trailer charger is compatible with all battery makes and chemistries, including Standard Lead-Acid, Calcium, Gel, AGM and Lithium LiFeP04. 

It operates in a 12- or 24-volt vehicle and is 12 Amp input current limited to charge your secondary battery banks to 100% state of charge while on the move.*

*large capacity battery banks may require a few cycles to fully charge.

Easily installed in the trailer's nose cone

The BCDC1212T ensures little to no mains charging is required for your trailer battery, meaning you can charge the trailer battery while you drive and reduce the need to plug into the socket to top-up battery charge.

The BCDC1212T comes pre-wired with wiring harness allowing easy installation into any typical trailer battery setup, or other trailers where the secondary battery’s charging current is drawn from the 12V Auxiliary Power available on a pre-installed, suitably rated, trailer plug and towing harness. 

Quality fuse kits for optimum performance

REDARC offers a high quality 23amp fuse kit for input and 30amp fuse kit for the BCDC1212T output to ensure safe and efficient operation.

Australian made and proven


Proven to operate under extreme heat of up to 176°F, this trailer battery charger is sealed to eliminate the risk of dust or water ingress, and is made in Australia by Australia’s leading battery charging and overlanding accessories company.

 

California residents: see Proposition 65 information

Specifications
More Information
gtin_barcode 9338628006434
brand REDARC
Battery Chemistry Standard Lead Acid, Calcium content, Gel, AGM or LiFePO4 type only
Continuous Rating 12A
Power Type - AC DC DC TO DC
Nominal Output Power 147W (12V vehicle) / 294W (24V vehicle)
Input Fuse Rating 15A to 23A (Not supplied)
Bluetooth Compatible No
Suitable For 12V Systems Yes
Suitable For 24V Systems Yes
MPPT Solar Regulator No
Cabin/ Canopy Install Yes
No Load Current <100mA
Trailer Install Yes
Engine Bay Install Yes
Max. Charging Voltage 15.3V
Output Fuse Rating 30A (Not supplied)
Operating Temperature -15°C to 80°C
Max. Rated Output Current 11A (12V vehicle) / 20A (24V vehicle)
Input Voltage 9 - 32V
Standby Current <8mA
Connector Type Bare wire
Weight 30 oz (850 g)
width 4.7" (120 mm)
height 1.5" (37 mm)
depth | length 6.5" (165 mm)
SERVICE & RETURNS
Shipping

REDARC offers customers free freight on orders within the contiguous US states on all orders placed over $100 via the REDARC website. Alaska, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico have low fixed freight rates. All products have a 5 day lead time before shipment after which it will be shipped via our preferred shipping method.

Please note that your order will require a signature on delivery. Please monitor your tracking details to ensure you are present at your delivery address when your order is delivered.

Orders will be shipped from our distribution center in North Carolina, USA with delivery timeframes dependant on location.

Customers can contact REDARC at power@redarcelectronics.com for additional freight options and pricing. The REDARC site can only be used to ship orders to the US contiguous states, as well as orders to Alaska, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico.

Returns

The terms and conditions relating to ‘Return of goods’ set out in our Trading Terms will apply to all good purchased by you via the site. All goods purchased by you via the site also come with a manufacturer’s warranty found here.

A 100% Australian-owned company, we have met the needs of customers in transport and other industries through exciting, innovative thinking. We believe in total customer satisfaction and practice this by offering our customers: 

• Technical advice free of jargon and free of charge

• Prompt turnaround of orders 

• Friendly, personalized, professional service and product support In the unlikely event that a technical issue arises with a REDARC product, customers are encouraged to initially contact the REDARC Technical Support Team. 

REVIEWS
RESOURCES
RESOURCES
  • Powering Off-Grid Travel With Truck U

    With so many people looking to get out and explore the country, overlanding and boondocking is becoming increasingly common. It’s easy to see why; secluded campsites in the middle of nowhere, no phone reception, no one else around for miles and it doesn’t cost you anything. If you’re looking to get into boondocking, one of the most common upgrades people do is going from a single battery to a dual battery system.

  • REDARC's Ultimate Off-Grid Toyota Tacoma Build

    Built tough and ready to push the limits, REDARC’s latest off grid build is nothing short of the ultimate adventure vehicle. Harnessing over 40 years of expert knowledge of powering rigs and building off-grid tourers in Australia, we couldn’t wait to get our hands dirty on a truck build unlike any other.

  • What’s the difference between isolators and DC-DC battery chargers?

    Looking to start your 4x4 battery upgrade and not sure what charger will handle your power requirements? Let Shaun Whale walk you through the key differences between smart battery isolators and dc to dc chargers.

  • What is a REDARC trailer battery charger and what does it do?

    The REDARC BCDC1212T 12A trailer battery charger is designed to charge your auxiliary trailer battery to 100% state of charge while on the move.

  • Do you really need a winch? Your questions answered

    'Should I buy a winch?' It's a question many off-roaders have asked themselves. REDARC are here to answer your questions and help you decide.

  • Go Off-Grid Like Expedition Rove

    Expedition ROVE have got off-grid exploration down to an art and have spent months driving across continents. We spoke to Mary Hannah and Andy from Expedition ROVE about their rigs and the gear they need to go off road.

  • Overlanding adventures powered by REDARC

    Ready to tackle remote touring and extended overlanding travel? Take it from the team at Patriot Campers, who have experienced some of the most extreme, rugged and remote touring destinations in Australia and North America, that you need to be able to trust the gear you take with you.

  • How to build a 12v power system for extended overland travel

    Ready to build your 12v power system for off-grid overlanding? Discover how experienced Australian 4WDers do it with dc to dc charging here.

  • REDARC BCDC1240D 40A In vehicle Battery Charger

    The REDARC BCDC1240D is a 12V, 40A output In-vehicle DC to DC Battery Charger designed to keep your auxiliary battery charged. 

  • Powering van life with DC to DC charging

    Vanlife isn't a passing fad, it's now a very real and very sustainable way of life for so many people across the globe. And it’s common to hear stories about those who travel off-grid financially sustain their lifestyle by using their creative skills in disciplines like professional photography, writing, web design or programming.

  • What is a REDARC BCDC and what does it do?

    The in-vehicle battery charger, or BCDC, keeps the auxiliary battery charged whilst driving, ensuring your secondary battery is charged to a proven 100% no matter its type or size.

  • REDARC launches 50amp in-vehicle battery charger

    REDARC Electronics is proud to introduce the new 50amp 12 volt battery charger, the BCDC1250D to the North American market. Charge RV batteries quicker with this dc to dc charger.

  • REDARC Exhibiting at SEMA show 2018

    Australian manufacturer REDARC Electronics returns to Las Vegas to showcase their latest range of innovative products at the 2018 SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center from October 30th to November 2nd at booth 38135 in the Upper South Hall.

  • REDARC signs North American distributor Keystone Automotive

    REDARC is pleased to announce Keystone Automotive Operations Inc. as a North American distributor for the general automotive, recreational vehicle and trailering market segments.

  • REDARC featured in the February issue of SEMA News

    REDARC are excited to be mentioned in the latest edition of SEMA's February magazine in recognition of our two Global Media Award wins for our BCDC in-vehicle dual battery chargers.

  • REDARC to exhibit at NATM 2018 Convention and Trade Show

    Advanced manufacturer, REDARC Electronics is pleased to be exhibiting once again at the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM) Convention and Trade Show in Fort Worth, Texas from the 21st to the 23rd of February. REDARC will be in booth no. 330.

  • REDARC Exhibiting at RV Dealers International Expo 2017

    REDARC is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at this years’ RV International Convention/Expo as members of the Recreational Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) in the USA. The event will run from the 6th – 10th November at Bally’s on the Las Vegas Strip, booth 327.

  • REDARC exhibiting at the 2017 NATDA Show

    REDARC Electronics is excited to be attending this year’s North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA) Trade Show & Convention at the Indianapolis Convention Center from September 7th – 9th. 

  • Danny's 4WD Adventures Reviews our BCDC1225D

    When undertaking a 12-month adventure around Australia, Danny from Danny's 4WD Adventures identified a need for a good power management system so he could maximise his time off the grid. He decided that the best option for his vehicle would be REDARC's BCDC1225D dc to dc charger, find out why.

HAVE A QUESTION?

Need a little help with choosing the right product? We're here to help! You can use our handy vehicle look-up tool, find a local installer or stockist in your area or check out our FAQs.

Still not sure? Don't stress, you can contact our helpful Tech Support Team by phone or email too.