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Old 04-29-2020, 10:38 AM   #118 (permalink)
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I am now thinking I would like to put an on/off switch on this dealy. I hooked up the low voltage disconnect to a power supply today to play with it and found out that the LED display stays lit all the time. I was hoping it was timed to turn off, or reduce brightness or something. But, it stays on all the time. The current draw isn't massive, but its definitely measurable at .02A. Considering the pack is 20.8Ah, it would drain itself in a bit over a month. It only stops drawing power once the voltage is under 3V. If I ever set it in storage for a while it wouldn't be good as it would totally murder the battery pack.

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