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Simply fantactic input gentlemen. Anyone know a good 12 volt humidified? The one Puddinlegs linked to looks good, but I'd have to power it through an inverter. (But the wattage looks good.)
Separately, I'm wondering if a dump load that kicks on at, say 14.1 volts (gel cells) will stay on for a few minutes. If I use a 300+ watt dehumidifier, when it get's powered-up, the dumping load will lower the voltage at the battery terminals pretty quickly, thereby shutting off the dump load. I need it to stay on for 5 minutes or more, otherwise the dehumidifier will just be a big heater (the coils will never get cold).
Do the Xantrax C60s and other dump load "controllers" keep the dump load active long enough, or will it provid constantly flickering power. (In which case I'll have to design and build something that keeps the power on for a minimum length of time.)
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