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    Is 16 Volts to Head Unit OK?

    I just picked up a head unit for my golf cart, the carts batteries are ran in a 48 volt series, so I would be able to hook up the head unit at 16 volts, Would that be ok.




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    Re: Is 16 Volts to Head Unit OK?

    You'll need to check the installation manual for the head unit. I looked up the Alpine CDE-133BT as a random example and it says 11V - 16V. 16V is quite high for a car so that's marginal.




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    Re: Is 16 Volts to Head Unit OK?

    not for most , you may need some kind of step down module for the deck




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    Re: Is 16 Volts to Head Unit OK?

    48 divided by 4 batts is 12v



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    Re: Is 16 Volts to Head Unit OK?

    Quote Originally Posted by dbjunior View Post
    48 divided by 4 batts is 12v
    Who said there was 4 batts? 48 divided by 3 is 16



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    Re: Is 16 Volts to Head Unit OK?

    Could be rewired with 12v batts to get same 48v for cart and 12v for audio if it is 16v batts



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    Re: Is 16 Volts to Head Unit OK?

    I had a voltage regulator fail a few years back alt was charging at 19v the battery ballooned up and was toasted but the audio system held up fine with an exceptionally bright display. I have also used a converter to test HU's that 6.0a @ 16v and have never had an issue.




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    Re: Is 16 Volts to Head Unit OK?

    Quote Originally Posted by dbjunior View Post
    48 divided by 4 batts is 12v
    It has 6 8 volt batteries




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    Re: Is 16 Volts to Head Unit OK?

    I will try to hook it up at 16 volts if it doesn't work then I will get a volt reducer, thanks guys




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