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Old 11-03-2005, 12:15 AM   #27
sharkey
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Originally Posted by GregCifu
[*]The EnduraLast system puts out 450 watts--ALL THE TIME. That's the problem with almost all motorcycle charging systems (not just the EnduraLast). Every watt that you don't burn running lights, grips or whatever, has to be burned by that voltage regulator. Turn off the headlight and the regulator has to burn 60 more watts. How? It shunts it to ground.
Sorry Greg, but that's just not true. It's a switching design. See the technical information on the website.

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