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06-13-2019, 07:29 AM
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Posted By yandina

Finding which cell failed is no help, you can't...

Finding which cell failed is no help, you can't replace it anyhow.
You don't need a hydrometer or even a voltmeter, just run your hand along the side of the battery(ies), the bad cell will be...
06-12-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By yandina

If your trolling motor is 12 volt you need a...

If your trolling motor is 12 volt you need a Combiner (https://www.yandina.com/c100InfoR3.htm).
If your trolling motor is 24 volt you need a Trollbridge (https://www.yandina.com/troll24info.htm).
06-12-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By yandina

We had a similar problem on the watermaker inlet...

We had a similar problem on the watermaker inlet when underway. Here is the solution.

Put a bubble chamber at the highest underwater point where air will collect and add an automatic bubble...
06-10-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By yandina

Your symptoms suggest that your battery is...

Your symptoms suggest that your battery is connected brass ackwards so there won't be any sparks but you will have MINUS 12 at the motor. The sound of it "trying" to start is due to the motor...
06-10-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By yandina

Frequently a symptom of excessive heat in...

Frequently a symptom of excessive heat in charging leads is a sign that one of the cells in the battery has shorted and the 12 volt charger is unable to charge what is now a 10 volt battery. Measure...
06-04-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By yandina

ASKING FOR TROUBLE. It will work so long as...

ASKING FOR TROUBLE. It will work so long as nothing else is EVER connected to the battery at the helm.

It would be MUCH safer to put the battery on the right (negative connected to the trolling...
06-03-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By yandina

A Yandina Combiner ACR will do the job and...

A Yandina Combiner ACR will do the job and regulate the load on the alternator to a safe value to avoid overheating.
06-01-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 805
Posted By yandina

If the reading on your meter goes UP when the...

If the reading on your meter goes UP when the alternator is turned OFF it suggests that the meter is not measuring battery voltage.
The most likely cause the meter gets its positive and negative...
05-30-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By yandina

Either will work fine, it is just a matter of...

Either will work fine, it is just a matter of priority. If connected to the starting battery it will charge at the same time as the house battery but both will charge slower in the early stages.
If...
05-28-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By yandina

If the trolling motor is running, only one of the...

If the trolling motor is running, only one of the batteries will be receiving a charge but every time the trolling motor is off that charge gets equalized to the second battery so both have shared...
05-27-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By yandina

The Trollbridge 12X24 will charge your trolling...

The Trollbridge 12X24 will charge your trolling batteries just like your ACR charges the house battery. It would also allow a single output charger to charge all the batteries.
05-19-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By yandina

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05-15-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 968
Posted By yandina

But for low impedance power supply lines that...

But for low impedance power supply lines that would go through a DC regulator and filter in the equipment it is extremely unlikely that you can get any feedback or noise pick-up from coiled power...
05-12-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,642
Posted By yandina

I've seen trolling motors drawing as much as 0.3...

I've seen trolling motors drawing as much as 0.3 amps to run the electronics when the motor is "OFF". This will discharge a 100 amp-hour battery 7% per day or down to 50% charge in 1 week.

Some...
05-07-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By yandina

I like to see the wire gauge of the ground wire...

I like to see the wire gauge of the ground wire from the trolling or house battery that goes to the starting battery negative to be at least as heavy as your starter cables.
This is not for carrying...
05-06-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By yandina

When using a Combiner 100 ACR where there is a...

When using a Combiner 100 ACR where there is a significant distance between the batteries, it is better to locate the ACR at the starting battery end of the run. The reason is that when it turns on...
05-02-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By yandina

The Trollbridge 12x24 will charge the 24 volt...

The Trollbridge 12x24 will charge the 24 volt battery set automatically from the starting battery so the existing charger on it is all you need to charge from shore power or on-the-run from the...
04-25-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By yandina

Corrected URL...

Corrected URL https://www.yandina.com/troll36info.htm
Half the price of Stirling.
No current limit or cut-back for temperature - takes all of the alternator output up to 100 amps.
Overload...
04-20-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By yandina

The Trollbridge 24 does exactly what you want and...

The Trollbridge 24 does exactly what you want and does it automatically. If the trolling motor is not running the batteries are connected in parallel and both batteries are used for house loads and...
04-05-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By yandina

The Trollbridge 12X24 will charge both batteries...

The Trollbridge 12X24 will charge both batteries from your 12 volt alternator so depending on the length of run back to the trailer they can be fully charged on arrival. A 12 volt solar charger or a...
04-02-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By yandina

LOL, just recently the one we've been using for...

LOL, just recently the one we've been using for many years exploded and created an impressive fountain on the dock so we are shopping for a new one.
I found one on Amazon...
04-01-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By yandina

Here is a trick we use with our cruising boat. ...

Here is a trick we use with our cruising boat. Leaving a hose connected for shore pressure water runs the risk of sinking your boat if something breaks. We put one of the mechanical lawn sprinkler...
03-24-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 961
Posted By yandina

Yes both motors can run at the same time however...

Yes both motors can run at the same time however the trolling batteries will not be receiving a charge while the trolling motor is on.
03-24-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,785
Posted By yandina

Yes it does, check basic Ohm's law! A larger...

Yes it does, check basic Ohm's law! A larger cable will have lower resistance. Since amps = volts/resistance, as the resistance gets lower the amps get higher.
Since a starter motor has very low...
03-23-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By yandina

Option 1, add a house battery in the stern with a...

Option 1, add a house battery in the stern with a "OFF, 1, BOTH, 2" switch and a Combiner100 to keep it charged so that house loads are isolated from the starting battery and you have a standby...
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