NO Battery Voltage

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Re: NO Battery Voltage

Postby Mbaul on Wed May 21, 2014 10:33 am

I thought so, but wanted to be sure..
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Re: NO Battery Voltage

Postby Coulomb on Wed May 21, 2014 12:38 pm

Asking first before blowing something up is good practice.
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Re: NO Battery Voltage

Postby Mbaul on Wed May 21, 2014 3:39 pm

Got it installed, seems to work fine. Only tested it by running for 10 or 15 minutes.

I notice the B+ is hot all the time. This coach may sit for a few weeks at a time, should I run the B+ thru the switch so it is only hot when the key is on?

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Re: NO Battery Voltage

Postby Mbaul on Wed May 21, 2014 3:39 pm

Got it installed, seems to work fine. Only tested it by running for 10 or 15 minutes.

I notice the B+ is hot all the time. This coach may sit for a few weeks at a time, should I run the B+ thru the switch so it is only hot when the key is on?

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Re: NO Battery Voltage

Postby Mbaul on Thu May 22, 2014 6:54 am

Got the V3 installed and it appears to be working fine, only ran the coach for 10 to 15 minutes. I did notice during the install the B+ is hot all the time. The On-Off trigger is wired correctly. My question is should the B+ be wired thru the key switch as well. The coach may sit for several weeks at a time.

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Re: NO Battery Voltage

Postby Mbaul on Thu May 22, 2014 6:56 am

Sorry for the multiple posts asking the same thing.... Not sure exactly what happened to the 2 that are the same, then my one this AM, the other 2 did not appear at first.
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Re: NO Battery Voltage

Postby Coulomb on Fri May 23, 2014 4:11 pm

The B+ is hot so the unit can operate as a battery combiner when something else is charging the system, i.e. AC utility.
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Re: NO Battery Voltage

Postby Mbaul on Tue May 27, 2014 6:21 am

For some reason 3 posts I made had disappeared, so I will try again.

Got the regulator installed, it all seems to work.

My question is the B+ terminal is hot all the time. This unit may sit for several weeks at a time without being run. Should I change the B+ wire to be hot only when the key is on?

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Re: NO Battery Voltage

Postby Coulomb on Tue May 27, 2014 9:15 am

Idle current is very little. Switches tend to break, and long wires are not good in the B+ wire. The best option is to leave it hot, and only turn it off when the main battery switch is off.
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