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Old 09-28-2013, 03:30 AM   #30 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Occasionally6 View Post
Because it's a static charge, capacitor charging and discharging is very efficient, like in the high 90's%.
That's what I thought. No chemical change occurs in a capacitor charge/discharge, so the process should be efficient... charging the LiFePo, however, is a chemical change, and I have no idea what the efficiency comparison of that is to lead/acid, nor do I know what the self-discharge rates of any of these things are.
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