SailNet Community - View Single Post - Voltage puzzle
Thread: Voltage puzzle
View Single Post
  #2  
Old 05-28-2012
Faster's Avatar
Faster Faster is offline
Just another Moderator
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: New Westminster, BC
Posts: 14,604
Thanks: 67
Thanked 178 Times in 174 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Faster has a spectacular aura about Faster has a spectacular aura about Faster has a spectacular aura about
Re: Voltage puzzle

The no-load voltage may well be 12.9, but it's unlikely the battery is recharged in terms of stored amp hours... put a few lights on and I'd not be surprised to see the volts drop quickly.

btw how did you determine the '60%' drawdown?
__________________
Ron

1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"

".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook