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Old 03-31-2015, 10:54 AM   #15
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45 Amps is sufficient for all the "as installed" lighting, fans, and water pump. Run time for everything is dependent on the state of the battery, its total AmpHour rating and the total load placed on the battery. If you plan on adding DC goodies to your rig the higher capacity will help your battery to maintain near steady state, and faster recovery. My choice of battery is the Interstate Deep Cycle green top. Awesome x 2.
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Thanks for the battery recommendation, that was going to be not far down the list for items I need to get once the rest of the electrical was sorted.
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Old 03-31-2015, 11:31 AM   #16
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The Univolt in it is a 45 amp setup, I intend to add a microwave and tv (at least) in the short term, and still have to find out if a new fridge is needed. The price difference between this one and lower ones isn't enough to write home about, so unless there's a particular technical / electrical reason not to get this one, may as well...?
I'm not sure what any of those have to do with the converter, other than a new fridge might draw a couple milliamps of DC power if your old one didn't.
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Old 04-01-2015, 12:43 PM   #17
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Is that battery box vented?
Yes to the cabin. I will be running a AGM battery and have a smart charger pendent on the converter.
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