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Re: Re: AO-40 Power Situation



At 03:33 PM 01-02-2004, Peter Guelzow wrote:
>In addition you would need to add 4 of these high power diodes and
>loose a lot of power and dissipate a lot of heat.  Additional relays
>will be needed..

Some companies use solid-state relays in products for multi-battery 
installations in RV's, boats, and vehicles with lots of radios and 
computers (police cars).  The solid-state relays don't seem to suffer diode 
junction loss and don't dissipate as much heat.  Perhaps, this will be a 
workable alternative?

Hope this helps.

73, art..... 


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