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Old 10-02-2013, 08:30 PM   #1
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Can I hookup my Sleep Number bed directly to the DC power bank?

Strange question here, as I am not familiar with DC current.

We just purchased the RV Edition Sleep Number bed for our 2012 27FB, and LOVE it. However I hate the fact of having to use the AC power jack in the bedroom.

So can I cut the end off the cord and then run the positive and negative directly to the DC bank under the front bed in the front storage area? I wasn't sure if:

a. The Sleep Number motor can handle DC
b. Its just as easy as cutting the AC cord and hard wiring it directly to the DC panel that controls the LED lights, etc. I think that big bank of wires connecting under my bed is the DC bank (right before the master cut off switch)

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Old 10-02-2013, 09:00 PM   #2
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It will not work unless the bed has a 110 volt ac to 12 volt dc transformer on the plug. Then you can run the bed on 12v dc by not using the transformer. Some televisions work like this. Don't know if your bed does though.

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Old 10-03-2013, 06:48 AM   #3
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Does it have the standard 110vac plug or does it have a AC to DC adapter that plugs into the AC outlet? If it has just the standard 110vac plug you cannot run the pump off DC. If it has the adapter on the cord the adapter will have the input voltage and output voltage listed on the side. If the output voltage is 12vdc then the adapter can be removed and then wired to either a DC plug or hard wired in. If you do this make sure that the trailer's DC circuit that you plan to use can handle the additional amps required by the pump. The Adapter should list the output amps right next to the output voltage
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Old 10-03-2013, 07:04 AM   #4
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No. You cannot run your Select Comfort on DC. It has an AC powered air pump.
When we had one in our Airstream we just pumped it up and left it alone.
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Old 10-03-2013, 07:25 AM   #5
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If you can, be sure you get the polarity correct or else you may be sucked into a black hole or something......
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Old 10-03-2013, 07:36 AM   #6
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Why do you hate having to use the 120 volt receptacle in the bedroom?
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Old 10-04-2013, 03:51 AM   #7
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NO....we have one as well and love it but just leave it on our individual settings and all is well. You may experience a slight change in pressure with altitude but it will be insignificant. Enjoy.

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