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Old 07-25-2013, 07:23 PM
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Originally Posted by oscaryu1 View Post
Assuming the alternator has two separate coils, the two would be out of phase... hook them up and you could get either constructive or destructive interference...

Why couldn't you just rectify the second AC output and then parallel them?
That may be doable...

I may finally get some firm answers to this. Yesterday, I had a customer rather unexpectedly GIVE me an oscilloscope! Now, I haven't so much as laid a finger on one in the better part of 20 years, so I'm going to have to re-familiarize myself. Last night I did some reading and (re)learned how to get a calibration wave.

Once I've got a chance to play, I'll hook up to the MULE's alternator and see what it tells me.
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