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Old 02-09-2010, 19:01   #1
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Surging Alternator

I have a Balmar ARS3 smart regulator that cycles my Balmar alternator on and off unless I put a substantial load on the system - I usually turn a bunch of lights on. I also have 2X80W solar panels. The gnd and B+ wires are plenty big. Any ideas?
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Do you have a separate regulator for the panels? If so, what's its cutout voltage?
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Morningstar Sunsaver. Regulated to 14.4V.
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Disconnect the panels and see if it still happens.
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