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Old 05-08-2016, 08:25 AM   #15
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I hear less-knowledgeable RV'ers use the terms "inverter" and "charger" interchangeably all the time. Your neighbor is probably in that category. I would probably not take and stock market tips from him or her either.
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Old 05-08-2016, 08:49 AM   #16
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We just replaced the 2 batteries that came with our 2015 interstate with 4 batteries in order to so some boondocking. My question is when should we use the inverter . The tech who put in the new batteries said to leave it off unless we want to watch the TV or use those plugs for other things when we are not hooked up to shore power. He also said we could let the batteries go down to 9 volts. From reading the forums some people say that at 12 Volts you are at 50 percent other forums say the inverter charges the batteries . Anyway I am totally confused . Can someone straighten me out.
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Is it possible he said 11.9? Not 9?

11.9 is more reasonable.
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Thank-you thank you. I finally understand how the inverter works. You all are great. No, scottinnj, he definitely said 9.
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Old 05-09-2016, 08:06 AM   #19
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50%?

(Tongue in Cheek - to illustrate a point):

Wait - I can discharge my battery 50% before damaging it - isn't that SIX (6) volts???

I am confused!
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