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Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 08-16-2013, 09:40 PM
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Posted By tkowalyk
Dave - you had it nailed! It was the solar...

Dave - you had it nailed!

It was the solar control module. The regulator was allowing high voltage to the batteries and not registering that the batteries were charged.

The batteries are ok -...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 08-16-2013, 09:35 PM
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Posted By tkowalyk
I finally got the high voltage problem fixed. ...

I finally got the high voltage problem fixed.

Colonial Airstream had it for a week, and the problem surfaced again.

It was not the converter.

It was the SunExplorer controller. After we...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-19-2013, 08:38 AM
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Posted By tkowalyk
Well - it looks like it is the convertor. ...

Well - it looks like it is the convertor.


With a new analogue multimeter, I measured about 13VDC on each of the batteries. After connecting the battery cables, without the solar panels...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-18-2013, 09:13 AM
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Posted By tkowalyk
Here is an update to our high voltage problem... ...

Here is an update to our high voltage problem...


We had a storm roll through the other afternoon, and with the cloud cover, the fridge switched itself back on.

It ran all night, and it...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-15-2013, 09:27 PM
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Posted By tkowalyk
In a campground. I have a progressive monitor and...

In a campground. I have a progressive monitor and the monitor indicates everything is ok.

They checked out the power and everything is ok. Nobody else having any problems either.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-15-2013, 04:46 PM
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Posted By tkowalyk
Thanks for all the feedback. The voltage at the...

Thanks for all the feedback. The voltage at the batteries looks to be ok with a Voltmeter.

Mysteriously the voltage is back within normal range (at least for now) and the refrigerator is back on....
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 07-15-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By tkowalyk
Cause of high voltage?

Our refrigerator kept cycling on and off. I then noticed our sun explorer monitor was flashing and registering voltage between 16 - 20 volts. I was plugged into shore power.

I disconnected from...
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