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  1. Any Ac powered charger sold in the US market will...

    Any Ac powered charger sold in the US market will have amounts of measurable AC leakage that must meet legal or industry standards such as UIL, possibly Good Housekeeping, city of LA and others...
  2. One of the undesirable results of combining...

    One of the undesirable results of combining multiple charger's outputs is that safe AC leakage currents would add and possibly reach unacceptable and unsafe thresholds.

    Another undesirable outcome...
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    Load terminal of acc switch is erroneously...

    Load terminal of acc switch is erroneously shorted to battery (-)....soon as acc switch is positioned to ON, it takes the supply (+) to 0 volts......should be blowing a fuse but t is not which also...
  4. DPDT switch (at the proper current rating) is...

    DPDT switch (at the proper current rating) is your friend.
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    ....and since the battery should never be...

    ....and since the battery should never be discharged to 0% capacity it would soon be needing recharge if used. Probably has sulfation on lead spiral wound plate material which may well be...
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    Seems Mike6680 may be aware that if a BMS in...

    Seems Mike6680 may be aware that if a BMS in overdischarge protect mode removes all voltage, effectively internally disconnecting its terminals, any jumpstart unit with anti spark technology might...
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    Yes, the battery management module or BMM...

    Yes, the battery management module or BMM controlling part of the BMS.
  8. GFCIs prevent shocks and AFCIs prevent fires.

    GFCIs prevent shocks and AFCIs prevent fires.
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    :thumb up2:However do note the basic DeltaVolt...

    :thumb up2:However do note the basic DeltaVolt profile of the Dual Pros further exposes the charging battery just before going into its timed 30day environmental float (voltage off/monitor) stage.....
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    Savage, :thumb up2:We understood what you...

    Savage,

    :thumb up2:We understood what you suggested. A different manner of stating...

    The total available power (Wh output) of three 50Ah batteries is equivalent to that available from a...
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    Should use the recommended labeled size and type...

    Should use the recommended labeled size and type breaker. (The labeled value of a breaker is not its actual trip value.)
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    Wasn't suggesting a loose connection...

    Wasn't suggesting a loose connection problem....but if ny-loks are used or a torque wrench is not used, can be easy to overtighten and damage (fracture) a battery terminal and installer would not...
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    A personal preference for ny-locks used/not used...

    A personal preference for ny-locks used/not used on a battery terminal.

    I avoid because I went to the trouble of looking up the battery manufacturer's recommended max torque spec on the nut and...
  14. Your boat to do wiring as you please. But for...

    Your boat to do wiring as you please.

    But for others seeing/copying above pic, seems would create quite a potential for an electrical dead short and fire if the exposed positive charged wire and...
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    If water pressure is good yet overheats on plane...

    If water pressure is good yet overheats on plane at speed when running in warmer summer heated waters, might also consider upsizing the water intakes...a standard Evinrude accessory and common use...
  16. Don't have a clear rule for your concerns but you...

    Don't have a clear rule for your concerns but you ask a good question. Do not recall breaker interrupt capacity being discussed on this board or other reference locations.

    I would expect that...
  17. You don't need to calculate ...use the...

    You don't need to calculate ...use the recommended 60A marine breaker. And don't trust the dealer to use the breaker and wire size required by your particular trolling motor.



    Nothing wrong...
  18. Will ask what direction did the prop spin though...

    Will ask what direction did the prop spin though already probably know.
  19. Not a very smart move to disconnect a battery...

    Not a very smart move to disconnect a battery from today's engines dependant on a modern operating and running alternator. Several outcomes with bad consequences can occur.....

    If the...
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    May well be AC leakage current from the...

    May well be AC leakage current from the charger......but they all will have AC leakage.

    Voltage does not harm, current does. If the leaked voltage say were in series with a megohms of resistance...
  22. Kit is for DC and low frequency signals only...

    Kit is for DC and low frequency signals only ...not very good chance for impedance sensitive RF cable signal matching passing unreflected through the Transducer cable unless a TDR scope is available...
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    Reading the title and then the posts, don't find...

    Reading the title and then the posts, don't find any efforts yet to determine if there is an electrical safety problem .....in the measured amount of leakage current. Is it more than 1/2 milliamp? ...
  24. Dual Pros are transformer based.......any...

    Dual Pros are transformer based.......any non-sinusoidal AC or out of phase Voltage/Current input would reduce efficiency producing increased heat within primary windings.
  25. Thaistick, Will likely be unable to follow your...

    Thaistick,
    Will likely be unable to follow your progress for next few weeks but good luck.....tonite I'm flying out to Florida to help get Red Cross HQ set up and in place before Hurricane Dorian...
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