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Old Jun 28, 2014, 02:17 AM
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How to use regenerative discharge with full power ?

Hi
I would like to use Hi discharge rate with regenrative discharge and my PL8

every time I try to use it, my charger says "swicthed to internal discharge"

I never succeed to have full discharge power

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Old Jun 29, 2014, 12:01 AM
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The Powerlab will switch to internal discharge when the Pb batteries are full. To increase the discharge rate, you can add a load in parallel to the Pb battery such as a string of automotive lights. Or you can add a couple more Pb batteries to increase the capacity of the Pb bank.

You can also discharge the Pb battery to 50% before the regen is started to ensure there is sufficient capacity in the Pb battery. When done, be sure to top off your Pb battery as its better for the battery.
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