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by huale
Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Electric Power
Topic: Boat Generators
Replies: 4
Views: 1433

Re: Boat Generators

Interesting information. Sounds like a fairly complicated system best used for larger craft. I am intrigued by the ability to use the generator engine for emergency propulsion. But, and I apologize for my ignorance, isn't that too much load to put into a battery system? Don't you need to throttle t...
by huale
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Electric Power
Topic: Boat Generators
Replies: 4
Views: 1433

Boat Generators

Hi to all, Just want to say I’m really not interested in AC generators on boats. :arrow: The problem is AC generators must maintain a constant speed to produce the required frequency and, since the generator must be sized to meet the peak power load plus margin, most AC generators operate seriously ...