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Old 04-08-2016, 03:04 PM   #8
Shoalwaters
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Country: St. Lucia, West Indies
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Originally Posted by Bacchus View Post
. . . . A clamp on DC amp meter easiest way to confirm output and worth having for other troubleshooting aboard.
There are some reasonable $ ones out there - just be sure to check if it does DC as well as AC - some are AC Amp only
Agreed - excellent investment. Clamp it around the positive or negative charging cable and it tells you what's going on inside. Mine was around $145 from Amazon earlier this year. Klein make really nice stuff too. It is reading 5.2 amps in the pic below.
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