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Old 03-31-2008, 10:56 PM   #45 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by gww528 View Post
Horizon support states that a battery that is more than 11.5 volts will burn out the output transistor.
It's a linear voltage regulator. They did not use a copper heat sink as per the component spec sheet so it is prone to overheating. Warm to the touch at 10.5 V. Too hot to hold at 12.6V .... hence the switch to a dimension engineering 3.3 V switching regulator...
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