Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Alternators and house batteries


Sv Garulfo
 


Absolutely, much appreciated as always!

Thanks a lot

Thomas


On Tue, 23 May 2017 at 16:04, 'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

The main engine has two alternators...one for the starter battery at 12VDC and one for house batteries at 24VDC. The generator has one alternator at 12VDC for the starter battery and also will power 230VAC battery chargers that charge the house batteries at 24VDC. 

Does this answer your question?


CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
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On May 23, 2017 9:09 AM, "SV Garulfo svgarulfo@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Hi all,

I was reading a Sept 2015 discussion between Bill Rouse and Colin Streeter to learn about the topic of having a 24/12DC converter (not cheap!) or a 12V/230AC charger in case the starter battery requires charging without either engines running.

So the alternators are the sole charging devices for the starter battery. But they are used to charge the house battery bank too, right? How is that achieved then, given the difference in voltage? 

Thanks in advance for shedding some light

Thomas
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GARULFO
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Cap d'Agde, France

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