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  1. happyhippydad

    12V battery getting over charged.....

    Hello solar forum, I don't often post in here! My shed has had solar power for the last 2 years. It has a 120W solar panel, PWM charge controller (see pic below) and a 105aH non-sealed deep cycle battery. I have not been looking after the battery properly and let the levels get too low for too...
  2. happyhippydad

    Leisure battery discharging too quickly when fully charged?

    Hello all.. 2 years ago I fitted a solar panel to my shed, charge controller and battery. It has all been working fine, but recently it has been losing it's charge very quickly and the charge controller kicks in and turns the lights off. The battery charges up to 13.7V but drops to 12.1V very...
  3. sparkdog

    Domestic ELECSA price

    Just got a letter from ELECSA , their price is going up from £39 a month to £41 a month about £490 per year now. I thought they might have come down with Stroma being only £280.
  4. Soulsurfer

    Call Outs and pricing !

    Hey all, just been scratching head while playing with Quickbooks at this hour ! and just thinking I haven't been charging a callout fee up to now and customers are a bit confused as they have said a few times now they have always been charged one before especially for night hours. Am I missing a...
  5. M

    Charging 48v 14ah battery bank ???

    Hi guys i have owned a electric scooter for a while it has a battery bank on it that is made up of 4x 12v 14ah sealed lead acid batterys. i would presume this would make it a 48v 14ah battery The bike has sat in my shed for few years and i am now wanting to sell it. so the other day i...
  6. L

    Domestic Battery operated equipment in bathroom

    Hi everyone, Looking for a bit of advice please. I am just returning to the industry after a significant absence so forgive my ignorance. I have just been to quote for a disabled customer who has a battery operated bath lift. The power pack is detachable for charging, but has become to heavy...
  7. G

    scam within a scam?

    Just notified some work to Elecsa and realised I was being charged £3 'per tick' when I got to the part where you 'detail' the work done....naturally when I realised this I only made 1 tick as in my mind the others didnt strictly apply, however this would be a matter of judgement and could cost...
  8. T

    Commercial 3 phase tennants meter

    been asked to quote for a local car was firm who wants there own meter to check how much electricity they are using. landlord has his own set up and they want to check they are not being ripped off. have been told its 3 phase which i can't see a problem with, but was thinking of how some...
  9. i=p/u

    battery chargers

    help before purchase, i have walkie talkies that are charged with 9v 200mA charger, would it be a problem charging them with 9v 300mA charger as have misplaced the original 1.??? your knowledge and reasons are great:rolleyes:;):confused:
  10. F

    Accounts Fee's

    Just wondered what kind of fees people are getting charged by accountants for year end books, and companies house annual return. I ask this cause i think i'm being ripped off. I'm a small ltd company me on the books and using a few subbies i've just been charged £50 for the annual return and...
  11. S

    Makita 24v battery

    Just got a new Makita 24v 3.3ah battery (BH2433). How long does it need to be charged for it's first charge?
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