Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Masthead lights do not last
Hello Ben,toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
Peregrinus never had a Hydra processor but its B&G Zeus2 is able to measure supply voltage.
We have alarms set on the Zeus2 at 23V for low and at 30V for high; the only problem is that the Zeuses must be on for this to work.
A half-workaround is to have the Furuno RD-30 that came with the boats of our generation permanently display the voltage; the voltage measurement is native to the Furuno, so nothing else has to be on. I have set mine to display voltage, depth, and windspeed, and I like its big, easy to read numbers over the Mastervolt display, which is somewhat dim.
SM2K No. 350 (2002)
At anchor, Sant'Angelo – Ischia
---In amelyachtowners@..., <joedoakes66@...> wrote :
As you may know the B&G Hydro 2000 can measure voltage. And my 2000 inputs into Zeus II which has alarms set to 23 and 29 volts. I often trip low voltage alarm when using the bow thruster. However, on two occasions I tripped high voltage - 29 volts - momentarily. The generator was running and charger operating. Perhaps this occasional higher voltage can shorten bulb life? But so far only one bulb - the anchor light - is short-lived. It makes me think it must be the fixture.
La Bella Vita
On Sep 7, 2016, at 5:33 PM, Kent Robertson karkauai@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote: