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Old 08-14-2006, 03:31 AM   #1
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I am looking at buying a power supply and it says this in the description "instead of putting out 13.8V as per its design it puts out16.2V on a multi-meter straight on to the terminals".
Can someone tell me if this will make a difference to my charger ( Swallow Advance )? Is the voltage too high? Its 20amp.
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does sound a bit to high i mean most things are rated to 15v but id never go higher than 14v imo
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IMO that is high. I wouldn't plug any of my stuff into it at 16+
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i have a triton and im lookin for power too. I saw a guy using a triton with a novak black box. he made some connectors for it and he pluged it into an out let. what is a good cheap power supply i could use for that?
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I would make sure the multimeter is accurate. Maybe check it again with another meter.
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be careful with that high of voltage, just about all chargers can only handle 15 volts max. Look for a charger that has good amp output, at least 10 amps.
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I currently have a Bulldog 30 amp power supply which works great. It is just a little big and bulky to take to the track. What is a good smaller power supply that will run 2 Team Orion advantage chargers.

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I have an idea that the swallow advance will show error just like the triton does when 15 volts+ is applied to it.
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