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by tom192
Tue Aug 04, 2009 3:15 pm
Forum: Home Energy Area
Topic: Low power pc
Replies: 2
Views: 14031

Interesting little product

My acer aspire one netbook uses around 30w i believe but that includes powering a screen which the fitpc doesnt have.
by tom192
Mon Aug 03, 2009 8:59 am
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: recharging a forklift
Replies: 11
Views: 10687

recharging a forklift

Would there be any problem with recharging a large 36v 550ah forklift battery with a rather small 15amp 36v battery charger?

Im guessing it will charge it just rather slowly!
by tom192
Sat Feb 16, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Will they have survived??
Replies: 8
Views: 5350

Well had the meter on again 2day after a good 36 hour rest all 3 batteries are still reading 12.8v so looks like they may have survived! Havent had chance to put any load on them yet though so thats the acid test (no pun intended!) Have plugged the charger back in and its switched itself over to mai...
by tom192
Fri Feb 15, 2008 7:59 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Will they have survived??
Replies: 8
Views: 5350

Im off work today so they will be all rested and ready to check when im in 2moro. Only one cell in each battery needed some water in and it was only a tiny bit that it needed in each cell so hopefully theres some potential for recovery. Just need to investigate why the charger didnt turn off, my oth...
by tom192
Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:19 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Will they have survived??
Replies: 8
Views: 5350

Well i left it on charge from 17:00 wed and arrived at work at 16:00 on thurs and it was still trying to charge! the batteries were very warm and there had been some out bubbling of electrolyte. The charger says on 5 stage 15amp battery charger on so im presuming its fully automatic but surly 24hour...
by tom192
Thu Feb 14, 2008 10:18 am
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Will they have survived??
Replies: 8
Views: 5350

Will they have survived??

I work in the warehouse at an asda superstore. We have had a machine that is used for pushing shopping trollys around left out in our warehouse yard for approx 12 months. It contains 3 105ah exide deep cycle marine batteries wired in series to produce 36v. Put the meter on it the other day and it re...

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