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Old 08-01-2013, 06:46 AM   #1
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Univolt is toast- replacement suggestions?

Well the univolt in my 1976 Argosy went last night. I figured that I would replace it rather than repair it. I've seen some posts about replacing them and good replacement suggestions but I wanted to start something new so I can get an up to date opinion rather than an opinion on something a few years old.

So what should I replace it with?
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Old 08-01-2013, 07:36 AM   #2
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Well the univolt in my 1976 Argosy went last night. I figured that I would replace it rather than repair it. I've seen some posts about replacing them and good replacement suggestions but I wanted to start something new so I can get an up to date opinion rather than an opinion on something a few years old.

So what should I replace it with?
Why not use what Airstream uses?

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Old 08-01-2013, 10:29 AM   #3
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Everyone seems satisfied with Iota and Progressive Dynamics converters (from Progressive, specifically the PD92xx series that has 3-stage charging built in.)

I am satisfied with the Powermax Boondocker converter I put in my '75 Argosy over a year ago, and ordered another to replace the Univolt in the '76.

All 3 brands are available from BestConverter and from various RV products retailers.
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I'll second the powermax boondocker. I just replaced the iota in my trailer with one. Fit right in and worked perfect.
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Ditto DKB and Winestream. I have a PD model and am happy with it.
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Old 08-01-2013, 04:02 PM   #6
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I have a used PD 9145A with controller if you are interested. I upgraded to an all in one solution.
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I have a used PD 9145A with controller if you are interested. I upgraded to an all in one solution.
What are you looking to get for your converter? And are there any problems with it?
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It works great. I personally wanted an all in one unit. You can have it for $40 plus shipping. That work?
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I went with the Iota. Contact Randy at: Bestconverter.com Great prices, forum member, and terrific after sale support.
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It works great. I personally wanted an all in one unit. You can have it for $40 plus shipping. That work?
Sold. I'll pm you.
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