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Misc: Charging Systems Altons and Lithium


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If the bumpy wave form of a single-phase alternator is an issue for li-ion batteries, would a large capacitor (as fitted to some bikes instead of a battery) resolve it?

Bill Cannon

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I use a single phase Kubota alternator with the regulator/rectifier that was recommended by the supplier and a "cheap" Lithium battery. No problems in two years but not much mileage.
But you've got me worried now!