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Offline roadrocket.chris

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dynamo
« on: 23.12. 2015 16:48 »
does  anyone  know how much bhp the dynamo draws when charging?
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Offline warmshed

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Re: dynamo
« Reply #1 on: 23.12. 2015 16:55 »

Dynamos are quite efficient, they give out a maximum of 60watts.  1 horsepower is 745.7 watts. At a guess I would say approx 1/10h, that wont slow you down too much.

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Re: dynamo
« Reply #2 on: 19.01. 2016 17:29 »
how do you test a 6v dynamo to see if its charging off the bike connected to a battery it runs like a motor?

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Re: dynamo
« Reply #3 on: 19.01. 2016 20:31 »
First you need to set up something to drive it then just follow the directions given many times before.