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Re: Towed Generator that We Really Need

Originally Posted by Stumble View Post
If you really planned it out from the ground up, I would be willing to bet you could go all 24v, or very close to it right now. It may take some creative options when it comes to equipment, but a lot of things that used to be 12V only are starting to show up in 24.

Trying to go to 48v right now would probably be close to impossible unless you were willing to take major restrictions on parts options.
Weren't a lot of power boats from the '60s wired for 24 volts?

Anyway, count me in with Greg. Adding point voltage regulators for things like your LED lights should cost next to nothing. 12v regulation can be had on a single chip!


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