Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×
 



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-13-2021, 07:28 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
twinster2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Kalamazoo, MI & Leesburg, FL
Posts: 659
Default Added a low voltage alarm

Finally got around to adding a low DC voltage alarm that I got from Ebay a year ago. There are several out on the market, and the one I used is just a cheap circuit board type with an adjustable pot to set the low voltage alarm limit. Since I'm using a flood acid battery, I set the limit to 11.8 volts under load which would go to about 12.0 volts at rest. Anyway, I added a on/off switch and LED light to indicate when I activated the alarm. The actual circuit board is behind the panel.

This is what I purchase but was way cheaper on ebay:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07WVNVJZ8...Y03FA1QEXGES53
Attached Thumbnails
20210613_170007.jpg  
__________________

twinster2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2021, 10:18 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: SoCal
Posts: 282
Default

Great idea as so many people run their deep cycle or AGM batteries into the ground (i.e., flat) before they even realize it. Anything greater than 50% is bad on the batteries and negatively impacts battery life.

I would only offer a possible improvement that the LED be placed on the OEM status panel in the trailer.
__________________
2016 F281BIKS, Added Renogy DC-DC charger to better charge deep cycle batteries.
2003 F250 7.3L Powerstroke Crewcab longbed 20K lbs GCWR
JimboFunFinder is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Fun Finder RV, Cruiser RV, or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:01 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
×