rev counter loss

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rev counter loss

Postby charlesB on Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:35 am

> Simple question:
>
> I have just installed an SARV3 and DAC in an cat . . .all working
beautifully. . . . .one quirk . . .when the batteries reach 100% the
excitation shuts off and so we lose the rev counters. I see no rev
counter output from either the sarv3 or dac.
> What is the standard solution ?
>
> Alternatively is it ok to place a bleed resistor through a diode to
always give < 5% excitation or so just to keep the rev counter pulse
> coming ? . . .or will that aggravate the controller to displeasure ?
>
> Great product.
>
> All the best,
> Charles Bowker
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Re: rev counter loss

Postby Coulomb on Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:09 pm

Simple answer here:
http://www.amplepower.com/primer/tach/index.html
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