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Old 01-30-2010, 11:42 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Piwoslaw View Post
Batteries have a max current for charging, above that you're either wasting energy or destroying the battery. It's better to charge longer with less current. (I hope I'm not lying, any EV owners help if I am.)
the current that charges the batteries is controlled by your charger.
the selection of the generator would be based on the current-draw of the charger.
ideally, this setup will hopefully allow the car to drive off of the generator current as well as charge the batteries. then you can eventually turn off the generator and continue driving.

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