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Old 05-26-2012, 10:54 PM   #1
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I have connected a Honda engine to a dc motor from a treadmill that puts out 96 v at 14 amps.I'm concerned about safety and how to connect to deep cell batterys,thanks,Art.


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Old 05-26-2012, 11:13 PM   #2
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You'll need to set up some sort of regulator to control the voltage and current. The problem is that I doubt your motor has provisions for varying the field current.

You'd do better with the alternator off of a car. Get a GM alternator and they have built in regulators.

You can get fuse blocks at most auto or marine supply stores.


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What voltage are your batteries ?
96v seems high for batteries,
or do you have a bank of batteries ?
You will need a voltage regulator !
What safety concerns do you have ?
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