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electrical:12v:chassis_power [2017/01/15 03:48]
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electrical:12v:chassis_power [2017/01/15 03:56] (current)
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 ====== Chassis power ====== ====== Chassis power ======
-**Chassis power** is the 12v system used to start and run the vehicle. ​ Generally this system is completely separate from house power unless the [[electrical:​12v:​alternator|alternator is used to charge the house batteries]].+**Chassis power** is the 12v system used to start and run the vehicle. ​ Generally this system is completely separate from [[electrical:​12v:​intro|house power]] unless the [[electrical:​12v:​alternator|alternator is used to charge the house batteries]]
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 +For our purposes the main components of the chassis power system are: 
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 +  * the **starting battery** - a "thin plate" battery suitable for short duration and high current uses like starting an engine. ​  
 +  * the **alternator** - which creates nominal 12v power when spun by the engine.
electrical/12v/chassis_power.txt · Last modified: 2017/01/15 03:56 by frater_secessus