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Old 10-03-2015, 01:30 PM   #15
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I don't know why they changed from the Tripplite to the Magnum, but I know why you should, too.

The Tripplite is a "dumb" charger. It will overcharge your AGM Lifelines, for one thing, and ruin them. The Magnum can be left plugged into shore power, and knows when to bulk charge or float charge. The Magnum is a pure sine wave inverter; the Tripplite is a modified sine wave. This may have some bearing on some electronic devices that don't do well with modified sine wave inverters. The Magnum has a much better status report as to the condition of the batteries, and with the remote, a much better way to control it, and know what exactly going on with the house batteries.

I made the switch on my 2011 and am glad I did. Highly recommended.
How much did it cost you to switch to the Magnum from the Tripp Lite? Did you do it yourself or have dealer install it? I have Tripp Lite in my 2012 and am having battery issues. the house batteries will charge up to 14 on the meter but will rapidly go down to between 10 and 11 once I turn off generator and start using lights and appliances. Not sure whether the batteries ran down too low or were overcharged.
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PM me for done explicit Magnum information that applies to your situation.


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Old 10-06-2015, 06:59 PM   #17
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Around $785, but I bought it at Jackson Center. I had to buy the temperature kit separately along with the remote,m off Amazon so add $150 or so to that. I did the install myself.


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How much did it cost you to switch to the Magnum from the Tripp Lite? Did you do it yourself or have dealer install it? I have Tripp Lite in my 2012 and am having battery issues. the house batteries will charge up to 14 on the meter but will rapidly go down to between 10 and 11 once I turn off generator and start using lights and appliances. Not sure whether the batteries ran down too low or were overcharged.
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I have a 'mildly' used one available if interested.


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I have a 'mildly' used one available if interested.


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I would be interested in your mildly used one. What is the model number and how much do you want for it?
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PM me please as I don't discuss pricing on the open Forums.

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