Originally Posted by bri6672
Now you need to monitor this over time and keep your eye on the average ripple current, you dont want to keep adding caps just becasue the ripple goes up, this is going to happen as the batteries wear. Ideally when you get to .05 its time to retire those packs. If you are at .05 with new packs then the caps are the solution.
Is there a limit on how many caps one could add and does it have a negetive effect once a certain amount of caps are added. If no negtive effecs maybe adding a couple more caps as batteries age will be cheaper then retiering a whole set of batts.
Just a thought.