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Re: Catastrophic Alternator Failure
Posted to Technical Discussion Forum on 1/12/2020

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David, there are lots of brushless alternators made. All the units I am familiar with do NOT use permanent magnets. The inside of the rotor is hollow and a fixed coil mounts inside it. This field coi... Login to read more.