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frater_secessus [Generators]
electrical:generator [2019/10/01 10:03] (current)
frater_secessus [charging batteries]
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 If the generator is being used for some other purpose then by all means add on battery charging. ​ But running a generator for hours at 5% capacity only for charging is not optimal. If the generator is being used for some other purpose then by all means add on battery charging. ​ But running a generator for hours at 5% capacity only for charging is not optimal.
  
-Generators //are// well suited to charging [[electrical:​12v:​lifepo4_batteries_thread|lithium-chemistry batteries]] as that type can take current at all points of charging.+Generators //are// well suited to charging [[electrical:​12v:​deep_cycle_battery#​lithium_chemistries|lithium-chemistry batteries]] as that type can take current at all points of charging.
 ===== efficient use ===== ===== efficient use =====
 Generators generally have a minimum amount of wattage they can produce. ​ This means that until you hit that minimum multiple loads can be run for "​free",​ speaking in terms of fuel consumption. ​ Generators generally have a minimum amount of wattage they can produce. ​ This means that until you hit that minimum multiple loads can be run for "​free",​ speaking in terms of fuel consumption. ​
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 FIXME FIXME
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 +===== further reading =====
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 +  * Chinese genny megathread: ​ [[http://​www.rv.net/​forum/​index.cfm/​fuseaction/​thread/​tid/​15131645.cfm|3000w Chinese Gensets Info]]
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