What's the buzz? Charger

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  1. gogocrosby

    gogocrosby Read Only Funster

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    My motorhome's charger /12volt power supply has started to murmer with a 50htz humm. Does this mean it's on it's way out or will It just annoy me enough to change it anyway?
     
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    Could be dirty contactors.
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Reasons for transformer hum
    http://www.psaudio.com/ps/knowledge/why-do-transformers-hum

    Personally I would just put up with it until it either gives up or you get used to it :Wink:
     
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    Mine used to do it and it was the laminations on the transofrmer working loose. Luckily I could tighten them as they were assembled using bolts,just tightend up and added a touch of Loctite.
     
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    You can at least disconnect and stop the humming. I have it continuously without trying:Rofl1: I think they call it tinnitus.

    Don
     
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