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Old 10-31-2019, 07:00 AM   #41
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Not sure what "data" your looking for?? Empirical "data" from many of us AS owners here on the Forum not enough for you? Runs with a 2000W generator when boondocking...runs with a 20A circuit at home or some RV parks. In TX, it will also be a blessing on those hot spring/summer trips.

I can attest the Easystart works as advertised..we are in FL currently camping on the beach. and only have a 20A box outside in the campground. I am running the 15000AC with a new 15A dehumidifier.; works fine. I bought the AS to enjoy the journey and the stay! Easystart works as advertised...good investment.


Ok, I guess I was not clear. I know it reduces the starting current! I agree it s a good thing to install so as to be able to run your A/C from a single 2000w generator or from your home outlet. However, I am skeptical that you will see any meaningful improvement in the life of your A/C.
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Old 10-31-2019, 09:01 AM   #42
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Ok, I guess I was not clear. I know it reduces the starting current! I agree it s a good thing to install so as to be able to run your A/C from a single 2000w generator or from your home outlet. However, I am skeptical that you will see any meaningful improvement in the life of your A/C.
well, you could say that about any of the appliances in your AS, right?? But, why not give your AC a little help starting up and avoid the surge "bump" that happens without the Easystart...your money, I understand...but there are arguments here against any improvement's, including 16" wheels, TPMS, gas vs propane generators, TV's, and of course, hitches....oh, the hitch arguments can get nasty! Enjoy the ride!
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Old 10-31-2019, 09:02 AM   #43
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There is no solid data on RV air conditioning system life. In my opinion, they are built as fast as possible, as cheap as possible by the manufacturers. In other words, cheap junk. Reducing start current, adding low voltage shutoff and overcurrent protection can only improve their life somewhat.

I’m betting the EasyStart will outlive the air conditioner. We’ve already replaced our original unit due to low voltage and subsequent compressor burnout after it was lived in for a solid year. The power at the place it was parked was not that good. The EasyStart was not installed at that time.

Anecdotal, yes, but anytime you reduce surge current on electrical stuff you tend to prevent overheating and reduce possible stress on the hardware.
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Old 11-21-2019, 07:24 AM   #44
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MicroAir has a CyberMonday deal, $35 off the 364.

https://www.microair.net/products/ea...r-conditioners

Use CMEASY during checkout.
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Old 11-21-2019, 07:34 AM   #45
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Thanks for the heads up on the money saving deal for Easy Start 364.
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Old 03-19-2020, 07:38 AM   #46
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Another Happy EasyStart customer.

We are living in our AS in the garage while our house is being remodeled. Since I only have 20amp service in the garage we needed to do something, since it gets hot in Texas!
I ordered the EasyStart and it came quickly, even with slower than normal delivery during this time of virus concerns.
The only hard part of the install was climbing on the roof of my Bambi. That first moment of putting my weight on the roof (179lbs) was worrisome, but everything was fine.
Now sitting here in cool comfort.
The only other thing that came out of this install was now knowing that I need to do a better job of washing the top of my AS.
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Old 05-06-2020, 02:08 PM   #47
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I just finished wiring my EasyStart to our '18 Tommy Bahama 19CB. I agree with the washing the top! I now have to finish securing the cable through the unit and mounting the 364. Not so sure about the mounting tape included, so I think I'll use the HD outdoor velcro. Once that's done, time for the learning process and see how it runs on the eu2000i

95 degrees out today, not the best time to do this!
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I just finished wiring my EasyStart to our '18 Tommy Bahama 19CB. I agree with the washing the top! I now have to finish securing the cable through the unit and mounting the 364. Not so sure about the mounting tape included, so I think I'll use the HD outdoor velcro. Once that's done, time for the learning process and see how it runs on the eu2000i

95 degrees out today, not the best time to do this!
Should work out fine with your 2000; the newer 2200 I used from my friend, ran both of my AC's, before I had the Easystart installed on the 15000 unit...I use the Champion 3400 on propane, but I am thinking I will sell this unit and get the Honda 2200 with the propane conversion from Genconnex this summer...lighter. Good luck to you!
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Hello!

My wife and I just purchased a 2019 Sport 22 FB for a month long summer road trip. We intend on doing a fair amount of boondocking so I'm looking into purchasing a generator and EasyStart. Wondering if someone can confirm the voltage and model number for the appropriate EasyStart. It is the ASY-364-X20-IP?

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My wife and I just purchased a 2019 Sport 22 FB for a month long summer road trip. We intend on doing a fair amount of boondocking so I'm looking into purchasing a generator and EasyStart. Wondering if someone can confirm the voltage and model number for the appropriate EasyStart. It is the ASY-364-X20-IP?



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That is the one you want. 120v.


http://www.micro-air.com/support-doc...tion_Sheet.pdf
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It is the ASY-364-X20-IP?
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Our 2018 Dometic PII quit working last summer. JC replaced last January. I attached a couple pictures of the compressor area. Does the new ac have Dometic’s soft start or do I need to get a easy start?
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Does the new ac have Dometic’s soft start or do I need to get a easy start?
If you look deeper into that thread you will find that there is no Dometic soft start. Call Micro Air if in doubt. I understand they are very helpful.
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Hi,

Sorry in case I am hijacking this thread! But we just put a deposit down on a Globetrotter 27FB this weekend. The dealer is offering installing Easy Start for 300$ per unit. I would be able to install it myself. However I saw the easy start device itself is just around 300$ so to me seems not a bad deal. Even if it was few bucks cheaper to buy i might just save myself the time and hassle of getting on a ladder...

What do you guys think? Any advice what to look out for?

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I installed mine a few weeks ago and just took it out for the first time this last week. After being in it for about a week the rear AC started to develop a bad noise after the compressor kicks on for a few minutes. I borrowed the neighbor's ladder at the campground and climbed up and found that the copper tubing beside the easy start would stretch just enough to start hitting the easy start and was making the noise. I was relieved it was something simple and I gently bent the copper tubing a little further away and now I have no issues. So just a word to the wise watch your gaps between the copper tubing and the easy start to make sure you don't have to go up there again like I did.
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Hi,

Sorry in case I am hijacking this thread! But we just put a deposit down on a Globetrotter 27FB this weekend. The dealer is offering installing Easy Start for 300$ per unit. I would be able to install it myself. However I saw the easy start device itself is just around 300$ so to me seems not a bad deal. Even if it was few bucks cheaper to buy i might just save myself the time and hassle of getting on a ladder...

What do you guys think? Any advice what to look out for?

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A trained tech can install one in under an hour. $300/unit would price out to be about two hours work. Now, shop does have overhead to cover of getting the trailer in/ out - I would negotiate to $450 for both... or consider doing the job yourself. I did mine. Some beer, good instructions from MicroAir, install kit from MicroAir and YouTube go a long way!
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Hi,

Sorry in case I am hijacking this thread! But we just put a deposit down on a Globetrotter 27FB this weekend. The dealer is offering installing Easy Start for 300$ per unit. I would be able to install it myself. However I saw the easy start device itself is just around 300$ so to me seems not a bad deal. Even if it was few bucks cheaper to buy i might just save myself the time and hassle of getting on a ladder...

What do you guys think? Any advice what to look out for?

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You are correct that the Easy Start runs close to $300. Sounds like a good deal. Can you private message me with the dealer you are working with?
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