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Old 11-28-2021, 04:31 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by RonJudi View Post
. As others have pointed out you would need a lot more power from the inverter than is currently available from RV inverters common on the market. Why because the powers to be in the RV industry have continued to make hard to start very inefficient A/C units instead of producing new technology inverter compressors common in most new refrigerators and especially noted in the mini split heat pump units common elsewhere. These units use easy starting variable speed compressors that bring SEER up to 25 instead of 8 or 9 on the best hard starting RV units. Maybe we should look at the other side of the equation instead of hauling more batteries around to power old noisy technology.
Excellent observation.
We just installed one in one of our bedrooms in FL. A 9000 btu unit it is so quiet that I have to look to see if it is on.
Both the compressor and fan.
What is it with AS ?
They charge a fortune for these trailers yet never inovate where it realy counts.
All kinds of jazzy decor with the same old noise box rattling overhead.
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Old 11-28-2021, 06:26 PM   #22
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Sorry to confuse I. The AC i was referring to was alternating current, or 110V AC. Not A/C for air conditioner. No way that would work without the gen or shore power.

Id just like to back supply the 110V outlets with an inverter big enough to run a coffee maker for 20 mins a day.

All suggestions are good for alternatives on making coffee. But then all my other 110V luxuries would be left behind.

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Old 11-29-2021, 09:29 AM   #23
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By far the easiest solution to supplying AC, all the time, is to sit a Jackery 1000 (or equivalent) on your counter and plug into that. More so you can then plug the Jackery into an outlet and it will recharge whenever you have AC (shore of generator). This way it will literally act as a reservoir of 110v for when you arent on shore/generator power.
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