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Lexxy 08-13-2003 10:29 AM

converter wiring
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Would somebody double check this arrangement and see if it looks OK to them?

I'm not absolutely sure and would appreciate an opinion or two!!!

john hd 08-13-2003 04:45 PM

looking good

that plan looks good to me.

do you still have the original control panel? if so, you may want to add the shunt for the ammeter.

also, you could add a indicator light that would come on when you are on shore power.

a 120 volt lamp that comes on with the converter, mounted in a convienent location would do.

some where in the kitchen area, perhaps on the side of a cabinet.


Pahaska 08-13-2003 04:54 PM

One thing ...
I would add to one of the 12v circuits is a cigarette-lighter type output in a convenient place. You can buy them at Wally Mart, etc. You can use the 12v outlet to plug in a hand-held vacuum cleaner, an inverter, or other handy things.

My trailer came with one 12v outlet for the TV and I have installed additional 12v outlets in the galley and in the bedroom. When dry camping, I use the bedroom outlet to power my inverter, which in turn powers my laptop.

Lexxy 08-14-2003 05:27 AM

I do have some 12v plugs....they just weren't listed.

About the ammeter...what does it do and what's a shunt? Where would I put it. I have a thing that reads the battery power in an upper foward cabinet but I don't know where the wires go.

This is just a guess at the electricity based on what was there when I got it and I don't know if that worked cuz we didn't get a battery until now. This A/S was on $300 so wer didn't complain.

PetesPup 03-15-2009 06:36 PM

I hope you are using a True Sine Inverter. Otherwise, you will fry your laptop battery & recharging ability.

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