odyssey pc 625 12 volt 18 ah, load testing

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odyssey pc 625 12 volt 18 ah, load testing

Load testing two pc 625 odyssey batteries

Load, 50 watt bulb, 1 for each battery.

Starting voltage, 12.97 volts, each.

Using the chart, should be at rated at 15 ah at this load, take 3 hours 36 minutes to 11.5 volts. End time, estimated,, 9:46 pm

Start time, 6:10 pm

I gave each battery a name, HOT and COLD

Time----Percent--HOT volts---COLD volts
6:10-----100----12.97-------12.97
6:20-----75-----12.52-------12.50
6:40-----68-----12.46-------12.44
7:00-----58-----12.38-------12.36
7:40-----47-----12.15-------12.11
8:00-----34-----12.01-------11.91
8:15-----32-----11:93-------11.82
8:30-----20-----11.84-------11.70
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Re: odyssey pc 625 12 volt 18 ah, load testing

Load testing two pc 625 odyssey batteries

Load, 50 watt bulb, 1 for each battery.

Starting voltage, 12.97 volts, each.

Using the battery chart, the batteries should be rated at 15 ah at this load, take about 3 hours 36 minutes to 11.5 volts. End time, estimated,, 9:46 pm

Start time, 6:10 pm

I gave each battery a name, HOT and COLD

Time----Percent--HOT volts---COLD volts
6:10-----100----12.97-------12.97
6:20-----75-----12.52-------12.50
6:40-----68-----12.46-------12.44
7:00-----58-----12.38-------12.36
7:40-----47-----12.15-------12.11
8:00-----34-----12.01-------11.91
8:15-----32-----11:93-------11.82
8:30-----20-----11.84-------11.70
8:45-----10-----11.74-------11.55
8:50------------------------11.48 Removed cold from load
9:00-----10-----11.65------------ put cold on charger
9:15-----10-----11.50------removed Hot from load, put hot on charger

Cold is off the charger, charge time, 12 amp charger, 1 hour, 15 minutes, approx.
Hot is off the charger, same, 1 hour, 15 minutes, approx.

will repeat discharge tommorroww, and edit this post,

fred

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Re: odyssey pc 625 12 volt 18 ah, load testing

Went to Batteries Plus,

This battery has a free replacement warranty for 2 years.

They put both "hot" and "cold" on the load tester, cold failed, got a new battery free.

cycling it in with some some light bulbs, should be up and running tomorrow.

james

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