Originally Posted by markdenise
We just bought a 1969 airstream caravel
18' and it has a Magnetek power converter model no. 3230 and an old car battery in it. We need to replace them. What should we get ?? I think it only powers the lights is that right?
We are very new at this (took only four years to talk him into it) and any help would be greatly appreciated!! Thanks so much!
If there's a water pump, that's 12V
. There's probably a powered vent in the roof with a 12V
fan as well, in addition to the lights you mentioned. If it's an original refrigerator, it doesn't require 12V
power but newer ones do, 12V runs the control board even if you have the refrigerator on 120V cooling.
Forums commercial member Randy
carries a variety of converters. People swear by the Progressive Dynamics converters almost as much as they swear AT the original Univolts. You won't need big amperage for a Caravel