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Old 10-12-2004, 08:50 AM   #1
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Talking Running Univolt W/ Out Battery

I have heard that running the univolt without a battery in the circuit is bad. Can anyone tell me if this is in fact true? Seems to work fine without but am I going to burn out my univolt? Any info would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 10-12-2004, 09:38 AM   #2
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The battery acts as a regulator for the univolt.

Running it without a battery will cause excessive voltage, therefore short lived bulbs.

Also, the first line voltage surge your trailer has will result in the univolt going "south" permanently.

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