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Carver 46 - "Roseanna J"

I can't sing PYS' praises well enough. I've told a dozen people about them.

- Jim

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Ever Wonder How A Battery Stores Electricity?

A battery is composed of multiple cells alternating between a positive and negative charge. For instance, a 12 volt battery is composed of 6 cells at 2.1 volts each. All the…

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Blue Sea M2 DC State of Charge Battery Monitor

The new Bluesea M2 DC SoC battery monitor allows you to see your voltage, amperage and battery state of charge on one screen.  This is a great improvement from older monitors where you would have to toggle through multiple…

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Carver 44 - "Hijinx"

PYS gets five stars from me. This company earns customer loyalty!

- David

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Alternators

Early electrical pioneers discovered that passing a magnet in close proximity to coiled wire induced an electrical charge, and that a rotating magnet in front of coiled wire…

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GiocoSolutions GSP Flexible Polycrystalline Solar Panels

GiocoSolutions’ solar panels are a robust and flexible solution for any marine application. They are made of techno-polymers to enable a lightweight panel that is only 1.5 mm thin and 1/8th the weight of traditional…

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Hunter 45 CC - "Awaken"

There's nothing Jeff can't do - he's unique in this business. When he calls manufacturers, he can talk engineer to engineer, but when he talks to me it's boater to boater.

- Grant

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Tachometer Signals

Tachometers all look pretty much the same, but there is some variation between the methods that tachometers get their signal information. The function of a tachometer is…

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Ample Power Smart Alternator Regulator v3

The new standard for external alternator regulators. Combining the best features of the V2, with the best features of the Next Step Regulator, and adding a few new wrinkles to the art of battery charging, the V3 is the…

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When you boat on British Columbia’s West Coast, you are visiting some of the most beautiful places on earth. Nature can sometimes put you to the test, but your boat doesn’t have to be another challenge. Out on the water, you should be able to leave the stresses of everyday life behind. Pacific Yacht Systems can design and install exactly what you need, so that you feel safe and enjoy your boat to its full potential.

Whether you are starting from scratch or working with what's already there, we believe it is important to consider the "big picture" to make sophisticated systems easy to use. That's why we describe our services as: Boating made simple — by design.

Pacific Yacht Systems works with you to maximize safety, comfort, and performance, so that your boat is right for you.

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I have a video of my charger display while the engine is running. At 2000 rpm, it shows that the charging voltage is constant (4.19 for the starter battery and 14.28 for the house bank), but the amperage is fluctuating all over the place, from 9.2 to 11.8A, sometimes settling around 10.4, but then fluctuating…

Fluctuating Amperage

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