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Old 07-18-2012, 03:29 PM   #1
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Systems Monitor

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Went on our first trip with the AS over the weekend to Ohanapecosh State Park at the base of Mt Rainier outside of the town of Packwood. really enjoyed our stay of course they have no services so we boondocked. My question regards the systems monitor and how to read the signals it displays.

Fresh Water
Grey water
Black Water

The vertical bar will display Green,Amber, or Red. I assume depending on the color of the display to the left of the systems it indicates Green OK, Amber 50% and Red getting close to full for the Grey and Black tanks or empty for fresh water tank.

Battery would fall into the same scale ???

The fractions on the extreme left tell you what ???

Thanks for your time
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Old 07-18-2012, 03:54 PM   #2
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Hi, press the "Statis" button and it will light up for each tank and battery separately; This is when the fractions come into play.


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Old 07-18-2012, 04:18 PM   #3
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When you first turn it on it gives you a overview of all monitored systems condition.Now press the status button again and it will tell you the condition in fractions of each individual item.Press again it will go to the next one down etc for example you can look at the battery state of charge in fractions by turning the monitor on then press the status button a number of times untill it blinks next to battery and look at the lights to see percent of charge.Cool huh ??
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Expect it to be inaccurate. They can be recalibrated, but will not be accurate after a while. You'll get good at estimating what is in the tanks.

The sensors in the tanks get dirty, the contacts get dirty and maybe the whole thing isn't very good.

For black water, a flashlight down the toilet helps. For grey water, when it comes up in the shower, the tank is too full. When boondocking, pour dishwater down the toilet and the grey tank won't fill as fast and there is usually plenty of room in the black tank. You can bring extra water just in case you run out.

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Old 07-18-2012, 04:33 PM   #5
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Thanks everyone that clears it up for me, makes perfect sense now. I agree that I can not rely on their accuracy but will give me am idea where I'm at.

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