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Offline rockthedog

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12v ammeter or stay with 6v
« on: 02.03. 2012 18:39 »
hi all thinking of a new ammeter for my 12v flash, do you think i should get a 12v meter cheers mal. *smiley4*
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Re: 12v ammeter or stay with 6v
« Reply #1 on: 02.03. 2012 18:54 »
hi all thinking of a new ammeter for my 12v flash, do you think i should get a 12v meter cheers mal. *smiley4*
  i have been told that a 12v meter will not show a very good reading
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Re: 12v ammeter or stay with 6v
« Reply #2 on: 02.03. 2012 19:06 »
An Ammeter doesn't care what volts, 6 or 12. Keep what you have and don't listen to your friends horseshit!
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Re: 12v ammeter or stay with 6v
« Reply #3 on: 03.03. 2012 06:35 »
I think the ones for 6 volt read 8-0-8 and the ones for 12 volt read 12-0-12
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Re: 12v ammeter or stay with 6v
« Reply #4 on: 03.03. 2012 10:23 »
Shouldn't that be the other way round? Lower voltage needs more amps to do the same work. I'm a 6v guy and my ampmeter goes up to +12 and -12 ;-)
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Re: 12v ammeter or stay with 6v
« Reply #5 on: 04.03. 2012 02:33 »
Musky is correct.
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Re: 12v ammeter or stay with 6v
« Reply #6 on: 04.03. 2012 14:46 »
I bow to your encyclopedic knowledge of the 'A's, Musky.
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Re: 12v ammeter or stay with 6v
« Reply #7 on: 04.03. 2012 19:02 »
 I just know enough to make me dangerous. Trev's the man for lectricks. I'm sure I read about ammeters here.
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