Re: Does HPI Convert System to 12v?

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> C Looby wrote:

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> I dont know if my current converter is working correctly anyway as the

> key and kill switch dont work but the headlight works and shouldnt on 6v

> alone per headlight specs.

Have you checked the actual voltages being generated?

Also, "6vac" and "12vac" systems produce quite a bit higher than that at high rpm. Voltage and frequency go up as rpms increase.

> If I did the HPI I would have to replace my converter but I just wasnt

> sure what that system put out. If its 12vac it sounds like I can

> convert that to 12vdc and SHOULD be able to run a 12v battery/lights/etc

> like in a regular 12v system. (Charging battery might be iffy but we

> shall see)

Yep.

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