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Old 06-20-2019, 12:52 AM   #1
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I have two x2s and want to charge them via a 12 vdc battery and inverter... is there a thread discussion on modified sine wave vs. pure sine wave inverters for charging with 12vdc power source? thanks t
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Old 06-23-2019, 09:18 PM   #2
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There was a discussion a long time ago.

As I recall;
Modified Sine wave is fine ( and cheaper ) than pure sine wave.

You need an over-rated unit to allow for start up surge.
If you want to charge several units, connect them one at a time, to avoid multiple surge requirements.

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Old 06-29-2019, 06:27 AM   #3
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I was thinking of designing a 12v powered segway charger a few weeks ago but didn't bother because I thought there would be no market for one....Does anyone think there is a need for one...

I could have a prototype working in an hour or so...

probably cost $200 or so in the end

from my calcs it would draw about 5-5 amps..so not too much...

thoughts anyone????
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