trickle charge


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trickle charge

[′trik·əl ‚chärj]
(electricity)
A continuous charge of a storage battery at a low rate to maintain the battery in a fully charged condition.
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The idle power loss caused by the trickle charge resistor can be removed with the circuitry presented in Figure 2.
This allows a trickle charge to warm up dead batteries before they get the full jolt.
There will be two electric charge points at the guest house, one of them providing an overnight trickle charge and the other a quicker charge.
The reason is that automotive "float" or trickle charge voltage is nearly universally set too high for aircraft batteries and does not adjust adequately or at all to temperature changes as it must to do a proper job.
If the battery voltage is low, a trickle charge will be enabled until the voltage is high enough for safe bulk current charging.
The product includes trickle charge solar panel, the company added.
shopping malls, business districts and sports arenas where you can trickle charge your vehicle for hours at a time as its parked).
The ability to be recharged beyond 10,000 cycles, making them suitable for trickle charge (constant recharge) applications.
Styled in California, the Kia Ray concept has a futuristic body, which combines sophisticated and sleek lines with functionality and improved fuel economy, and features innovative curved hexagonal roof-top solar cells which provide a trickle charge that helps operate a cooling fan to reduce cabin temperatures when the vehicle is parked.
SWAPS to trickle charge when the batteries are full and a fan cools them.
Motorcycle batteries tend to lose life quickly, especially in cold weather so it's advisable to keep batteries on a trickle charge during storage.
Through Brunton's Solo Battpack both the 6 and 12 units charge AA and AAA batteries, cell phones, digital cameras, satellite phones or a snowmobile, car or marine battery for a trickle charge.