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Old 01-15-2013, 09:10 AM   #3009
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Originally Posted by Russentreiber View Post
Just one question for now: I wil wire the lights dirct on battery but I don't know if the 12 Volts is very stable on the bikes or if there are still spikes coming in from the alternator...
Would you suggest a condensator up-front and if yes what kind and size?
Or are lhe lights already protected on their own ?
No wanna fry them right away...
The lights are protected for reverse polarity, they will handle a pretty significant spike, up to 30v DC. I would not recommend a condensator (capacitor) unless the voltage drops below 8v which I don't think will happen with a properly maintained 12v battery.
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