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Minn Kota 65lb thrust 24v

Is this unit for use with a 24v battery only or can I run it with a 12v also. I was wondering if it could run on both but to a max of 24v. I have no instructions for this unit as I have just picked it up at a garage sale

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Hello!
Your unit was desined to run on 24 Volts.
The control unit (electronics) will not run below 19 Volts (19 or 20, I can't remember) and the armature windings and magnets are designed for 24V as well. So, an easy answer is no your unit will not operate in 12volts.
Hope this helps out!
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You can run the motor in 12v no problem...trust me! The motor will work fine however obviously at a slower speed! your max would be half of its potential.
Dont know where the post above came from but it is incorrect...sorry!
have a good one.
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