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Re: Parasitic Drain
Reply #20 on: 27 April, 2020, 03:56:42 AM
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Re: Parasitic Drain
Reply #21 on: 27 April, 2020, 09:57:17 AM
*Originally Posted by Paul2bikes [+]
My Tom-Tom cradle was drawing current wired live. Switched now.

On mine, the battery would drop down from 12.8v to 12.5v over 4 or 5 days, I thought the battery was on its way out until I realised the cradle drew power. Since wiring it to the horn live connection it's good, and still on original battery, over 6 years old now.

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Re: Parasitic Drain
Reply #22 on: 31 August, 2020, 12:50:32 PM
Follow up. I started digging into the parasitic drain largely because the battery was ONLY a year old, and the previous battery didn't last either. Other than the Zumo 396 cradle, and the standard instrument cluster, I did not find a parasite.

I did end up going the Lithium route, and sprung the extra for the built in protection circuit of the AntiGravity types. While on a longer trip, after filling up and going to log my ODO on the receipt for recording later, I tripped the AntiGravity safety function. This gas routine is pretty standard, so it makes me think I was punishing those earlier batteries but didn't any much knowledge of it. On that same trip, I experienced the lithium phenomenon of needing to 'warm up' on a cold day. I was surprised that was a factor at 60F, thought that was only for around freezing temperatures, but I over did my 'warm up' and tripped the safety circuit again. GLAD I went for the AntiGravity with the self checking function!

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Re: Parasitic Drain
Reply #23 on: 31 August, 2020, 01:23:08 PM
*Originally Posted by varnerju [+]
Follow up. ......  I did end up going the Lithium route, and sprung the extra for the built in protection circuit of the AntiGravity types. While on a longer trip, after filling up and going to log my ODO on the receipt for recording later, I tripped the AntiGravity safety function. This gas routine is pretty standard, so it makes me think I was punishing those earlier batteries but didn't any much knowledge of it. On that same trip, I experienced the lithium phenomenon of needing to 'warm up' on a cold day. I was surprised that was a factor at 60F, thought that was only for around freezing temperatures, but I over did my 'warm up' and tripped the safety circuit again. GLAD I went for the AntiGravity with the self checking function!

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Re: Parasitic Drain
Reply #24 on: 31 August, 2020, 04:00:35 PM
What is this "AntiGravity safety function"? Is that the one that trips out if we drop our bikes?
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Re: Parasitic Drain
Reply #25 on: 31 August, 2020, 04:18:50 PM
Revzilla explains it well
Fast forward past the first ~minute or so to get to the good stuff.

The concern of a lithium battery being that if you run it down, it is a permanent damage. Reviewing this video maybe it isn't so much the "AntiGravity" (brand name) but their "Restart" function that I should be pointing out I am grateful for.

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Re: Parasitic Drain
Reply #26 on: 31 August, 2020, 04:29:34 PM
*Originally Posted by varnerju [+]
Revzilla explains it well
Fast forward past the first ~minute or so to get to the good stuff.

The concern of a lithium battery being that if you run it down, it is a permanent damage. Reviewing this video maybe it isn't so much the "AntiGravity" (brand name) but their "Restart" function that I should be pointing out I am grateful for.

Ok thanks, never heard of that make, re the confusion. Got the gist of it, sounds good but I can't listen as fast as that boy talks.
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Re: Parasitic Drain
Reply #27 on: 31 August, 2020, 05:36:56 PM
Fella talks to fast? I suppose that could be a dialect thing. I sometimes have trouble understanding this .... uh... "Bloke" do you say?

*Originally Posted by Paul2bikes [+]
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Re: Parasitic Drain
Reply #28 on: 01 September, 2020, 07:27:32 AM
Betcha yer US rednecks dinna fast blather like yon speed yapping sales oik eh me owd marra.  :745:

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