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Forum: RV-12 03-20-2017, 04:59 PM
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Posted By Mich48041
This is the RV-12 forum. RV-12s have AC...

This is the RV-12 forum. RV-12s have AC generators (dynamos). They do not put out DC. Most electrolytic capacitors are polarity sensitive. If they are connected backwards or to AC voltage, they...
Forum: RV-12 02-17-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 27,890
Posted By Mich48041
My mistake. I am used to dealing with...

My mistake. I am used to dealing with microfarads. Your keyboard does have a "µ" key. Try typing 230 while holding down the ALT key. 47,000 µF A good way to remember that is that 230 volts is...
Forum: RV-12 02-15-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 27,890
Posted By Mich48041
Yes, there is already a switch in series with the...

Yes, there is already a switch in series with the small yellow wire. One half of the master switch controls the battery contactor and the other half of the master switch controls the small yellow...
Forum: RV-12 02-14-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 27,890
Posted By Mich48041
I remember THAT THREAD...

I remember THAT THREAD (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=139423) started by the guy from Arlington. Their "FIX" is akin to putting a penny in place of a fuse. Yeah, the...
Forum: RV-12 02-14-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 27,890
Posted By Mich48041
Ric, I assume you meant 47,000 microfarad. The...

Ric,
I assume you meant 47,000 microfarad. The easiest place might be near the regulator and tap into the B+ wire from the regulator. No, the 22,000 microfarad capacitor would not have to be...
Forum: RV-12 02-14-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 27,890
Posted By Mich48041
The accuracy is a question for Dynon. I do not...

The accuracy is a question for Dynon. I do not know. There is a big difference between resolution and accuracy. Digital displays might have a resolution of 0.1 or even 0.01, but their accuracy...
Forum: RV-12 02-14-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 27,890
Posted By Mich48041
The voltage regulator tries to maintain a...

The voltage regulator tries to maintain a constant voltage regardless of the battery state of charge. It seems that the Ducati is set for about 13.8 volts, at least on my plane. Since the Rotax...
Forum: RV-12 02-13-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 27,890
Posted By Mich48041
Dual glass panels draw more electrical current...

Dual glass panels draw more electrical current which makes the regulator run hotter. Mounting the regulator with heat-conductive grease helps to conduct the heat away. I suggest that Van's add that...
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