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Subject: Re: Alternator vs battery charger
Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2003 20:43:29 -0000
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"Peter Bennett" wrote in message
> On Sat, 4 Jan 2003 16:09:20 +0200, "AMD 1GHz" wrote:
> >Hi there,
> >I have bulit a refrigeration system that runs on diesel or electric
> >When running on diesel mode I have the standard alternator setup to
> >the 12V lead acid battery.
> >My problem is that when running with electric motor on 380V/50Hz/3phase I
> >need also to charge the battery.
> >My initial thought is to get 220V/1phase between L1 and neutral from the
> >380V source and then put a normal battery charger.
> >Now for the questions?
> >1) Can a battery charger simulate the function of the alternator charge?
> >2) Can a battery charger charge at the same rate as the alternator?
> Yes - a battery charger can charge the battery.
> Chargers are available with a wide range of outputs -I have one on my
> boat that will deliver 40 amps at 12 volts, and one in a previous boat
> would do 100 amps.
> Peter Bennett, VE7CEI
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i dont have a boat :(
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