Originally Posted by ebrabaek
Yes. The series type will just supply what the system is demanding. If for example you run a 200 watt system, it will draw and supply that. The remanding capacity will simply just not be generated..... thus the stator running cooler. It will do this up to its 400 watt capacity. It is the potential failure I would be worried about. Be interesting to talk with people who have run them for long periods of time.... perhaps even seen a failure...
Well that would be cool if I could somehow prevent the possible Event Horizon that may occur during a failure. Add a filter or something.
My last VR failed in a way most of our OEM's didn't...one diode shorted hard to the VRR chassis. The other diodes would short in a thermal runaway scenario. Acted like battery was dead. Once cooled, it would behave for a while until the next failure ( about 30 mins).