[Vwdiesel] LED status for my Glowplug monitor
val at swamps.roc.ny.us
Thu Dec 23 14:47:11 EST 2004
> Power diodes isolate each branch of the 'wired' bus bar so
> each LED operates (shows state of) one glowplug only.
> Mark(The Miser)UK "Maybe I'm bannanas"
The power diodes will cost you 0.7 V drop, which will result in less
current flow. Figure about 6% less heat at the glowplug with the
diode in place. The loss will be higher in cold temperatures, or when
the battery is discharged significantly.
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