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Gday

Been a long time between posts for me.

Only when I have a problem I can't get my head around. Generally electrical.

Anyway. Trying to get my px200 to charge off the flytech.

Wired as per the instructions into the pinasco regulator.

I've got about 20V AC going into the regulator and only about 3-6v DC coming out. And no it's not a 6V regulator.

When I pull the ground wire off the regulator it jumps up to between 8v and 14v. When I give it heaps of beans I've seen 15v.

I have a feeling the regulator is junk. I've had it for 4 years in the glovebox. I just swapped batteries every time the battery died.

I have a video of the situation but it just crashed and I've had to re-write it.

Any help is better than my current dilemma
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Ground plugged in getting 3-6v
With ground plugged in
With ground plugged in
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Ground unplugged getting 8-15v
Ground unplugged
Ground unplugged
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Sadly I agree with you that Pinasco voltage regulators are junk. Have a spare you can swap out?
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No I don't.

Which is a bit frustrating.

I think I'll try the BGM one. But it's just expensive to get to Oz.

Around the $130 mark. I mean that's fine if it's definitely the problem. Well not fine but I'll cop it.

It does all point to something not working properly in that regulator.
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can a Trailtech regulator rectifier be used in place of Flytech regulator?
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Mine doesn't charge my battery either. Keeping an eye on this to see the fix.
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I have ordered a malossi reg/rec here in Oz. As it will be quicker than the BGM one and a bit cheaper.

I'll post the results.
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Still no luck with the new malossi regulator.

Same results.

Ground goes on voltage goes down.

Not sure what to do yet. Pretty over it.
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My experience is usually the stator has problems if things don't charge properly.

Reg/rec are usually trouble free because there aren't any moving parts and it's sealed up. Especially with newer ones like the BGM/pinasco/malossi/small Asian made ones.
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With a reading of 3-6v you obviously haven't got a battery in circuit, so you are never going to read 12v out of it.
Connect correctly up to a good charged battery and measure the voltage across that when revved to get the true reading.
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It's a new stator.

When I connect it to the battery and revv it doesn't go up enough to charge the battery it goes up maybe 0.3volts.

The only thing that I haven't changed is the cdi. Not sure if that would effect the system at all.
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knoxy_7 wrote:
It's a new stator.

When I connect it to the battery and revv it doesn't go up enough to charge the battery it goes up maybe 0.3volts.
CDI will not affect affect it.
So it only reads 0.3v above battery voltage, so about 12.9v?
Is the AC voltage output to main lights ok, with lights on, above 12v?
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I've pulled the motor out right now but I'll let you know what's going on when I put it back in.
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