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Hi, I have a 25 mile range Parmak solar pak 6 fence charger. When I test the lines it reads .02 and I noticed that the energizer unit itself is energized. I tested the unit and it reads between 3.8 to 4.6. When I disconnect the hot wire from the fence, the unit is no longer energized. When I test the voltage straight from the posts, it reads 8.1. Is it also supposed to read the voltage by just touching the hot wire post without a ground?

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Any point you measure has to be compared to a reference. This can not be accomplished by just touching one must be compared to something. Do I make sense the way I explain this?
Hope this helps! Good luck

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The Parmak Solar 6, though they claim is more, is less then 1/2 a joule of output power. Even if you maintain enough voltage to shock the bears there is not enough power behind that voltage to hurt them. In our experience, you need at least 5 joules to really stop bears.

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I have a paramark solar charged fence model number df-sp-li it dosen't click anymore how come? Is the click important

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We have 2.2 miles of fence,the charger is good for 30 miles.We have a 8 ft ground rod by the charger. the fence is a continues loop. positive wire to fence, negative to ground. meter on the charger says it...

You have got to make sure there are no weeds or brush at all touching the hot wire. Nothing can touch it or it pulls the voltage level way down. Do a full inspection of line.

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