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Old 04-14-2018, 12:55 PM   #141
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Just ordered two 364's w/ instal kits today!
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Old 04-20-2018, 11:22 AM   #142
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Here is an install video on a Mach 8 Plus and the other videos show it running off a single eu2000.

https://youtu.be/AiBnq2qWByE
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Old 04-26-2018, 07:07 PM   #143
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Just installed my $234 EastStart today without issue. First tried to start the AC without the EasyStart and the AC did not even attempt to engage. Installed it and it started right up. Nice when things go as advertised. Sure a lot easier to only have to carry one AC unit but...who knows maybe I put in a second at some point.
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Old 04-29-2018, 04:13 PM   #144
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When I look at the Micro-Air website, how do I know which Easy Start product to order? What's the difference between a 3-ton and a 6-ton?

Sorry for my ignorance on this, I just started reading about this product. I think it's just what we need. I just need help picking the right product.

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Just installed my $234 EastStart today without issue. First tried to start the AC without the EasyStart and the AC did not even attempt to engage. Installed it and it started right up. Nice when things go as advertised. Sure a lot easier to only have to carry one AC unit but...who knows maybe I put in a second at some point.
I just installed my EasyStart and all seemed well.

I did my five starts off my household power and the compressor kicked in with no noticeable issues.

I then plug my trailer into my Honda 2000 and it started fine as well. However, the compressor will run for 1 minute, shut down for five minutes, the repeat.

Even with the fan on auto and the temp set to 65F, my trailer is continuing to warm up.

Any ideas what is happening?

Thanks for the help!
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Make sure nothing else is running - switch refrigerator to LP, water heater to gas and be sure your converter is not running. Switch it off at the breaker.
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Old 04-29-2018, 07:20 PM   #146
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Nothing else was on... but I did not turn off the converter. I will give that a try. Thanks!
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Old 04-29-2018, 08:27 PM   #147
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We just had dealer install ours last week and it wouldn’t work. We have a built in surge protector but the dealer didn’t know. They gave us a grounding attachment to plug into our Honda generator and it worked!
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Old 04-29-2018, 08:34 PM   #148
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Nothing else was on... but I did not turn off the converter. I will give that a try. Thanks!
BTW... How does one turn off the converter?
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Old 04-29-2018, 08:40 PM   #149
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Old 04-29-2018, 10:46 PM   #150
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Ah... that's what I assumed, but I've had a daily of assumptions being challenged!
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I just installed my EasyStart and all seemed well.

I did my five starts off my household power and the compressor kicked in with no noticeable issues.

I then plug my trailer into my Honda 2000 and it started fine as well. However, the compressor will run for 1 minute, shut down for five minutes, the repeat.

Even with the fan on auto and the temp set to 65F, my trailer is continuing to warm up.

Any ideas what is happening?

Thanks for the help!
Not with regard to an Easy-Start (as I do not have it) but I experienced a similar event recently and lept to the conclusion my AC was failing. The compressor would run a minute...shut dn...later do it repeatedly.

It turned out to be a combination of low outdoor temperatures in combination with an OEM in-sensitive/crude thermostat design of the overhead (non-ducted) AC unit. When the outside temperature rose above 70-degrees... the AC performs flawlessly.... I was just attempting to run the AC in cooler times during the early spring.

I'm suggesting your Easy Start installation might not be the issue.... only coincidental.
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Old 04-30-2018, 11:14 AM   #152
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After I tried running it from the generator I plugged it back into my house power and it started and worked fine.
Crossing my fingers it has to do with the converter and the learning process. May have to reset the EasyStart and try the learning process once again with the converter off.
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I would email EasyStart (Micro-Air) and ask them, they are known to have very good support. I had a few questions during install and they were awesome help.
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Aw crap. Took me forever to get the courage to go on the roof and I read and re-read the instructions and no I get an E1 code when I try to start.
Dometic book says loss of communications.
Any help out there. Please
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Not with regard to an Easy-Start (as I do not have it) but I experienced a similar event recently and lept to the conclusion my AC was failing. The compressor would run a minute...shut dn...later do it repeatedly.

It turned out to be a combination of low outdoor temperatures in combination with an OEM in-sensitive/crude thermostat design of the overhead (non-ducted) AC unit. When the outside temperature rose above 70-degrees... the AC performs flawlessly.... I was just attempting to run the AC in cooler times during the early spring.

I'm suggesting your Easy Start installation might not be the issue.... only coincidental.
I had a Dometic 11,000 BTU unit with the built-in thermostat that would run for a while, shut off, immediately try to restart, try several more times at few minute intervals and then actually start. The problem turned out to be the thermostat. It was the old style bi-metallic spring with a set of 120V contacts. The contacts had gotten bad and the vibration would break the connection. When the unit tried to restart the pressure was too high and the compressor breaker in the AC would shut it off. When the pressures died down it would start, only to shut off again later. I got lucky guessing that was what was wrong, ordered a new thermostat, and that fixed it.

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Make sure nothing else is running - switch refrigerator to LP, water heater to gas and be sure your converter is not running. Switch it off at the breaker.
So I finally got a chance to check this suggestion out and I'm happy to say that all worked well!
Not sure if that is SOP or not, but it works for me for the short time I will using the AC this way.

Thanks for the help!
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Aw crap. Took me forever to get the courage to go on the roof and I read and re-read the instructions and no I get an E1 code when I try to start.
Dometic book says loss of communications.
Any help out there. Please
Can't find a problem statement prior to this post, but taking a face value, communications problems are often caused by corrosion on the modular telephone plugs and jacks used between the thermostat and the control board. Pull the cable and clean both sides on both ends with a good contact cleaner.

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OK. Checked all connections again. All good. Did a system reset and got rid of E1 code. Tried the control inside and all I get is cool, fan and off. System worked prior to my "fixing" it.
Bugger.
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So I finally got a chance to check this suggestion out and I'm happy to say that all worked well!
Not sure if that is SOP or not, but it works for me for the short time I will using the AC this way.

Thanks for the help!
Good to hear. It is SOP. You might get away with out shutting off the converter if it's idle at the time. That's what happened to me on my first try with Easy Start. It worked just fine the first couple of times, but the batteries were fully charged so it was idle. The next time I tried the A/C wouldn't start and I was sure the new Easy Start had a problem. They had me kill the converter and all was well. Now throwing the converter breaker is SOP.
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OK. Checked all connections again. All good. Did a system reset and got rid of E1 code. Tried the control inside and all I get is cool, fan and off. System worked prior to my "fixing" it.
Bugger.
Well it looks like I am the rare case of a non functioning Easystart.
Today, armed with new connectors extra wire and the install plans,I went back up. Way easier now that i have done it about 10 times.
I basically took it all apart and re installed all the wires,double and triple checking. I changed the but end connectors just in case as well.
Satisfied all was correct up there,I plugged into shore power, and tried the thermostat.
No more E1 code (fixed that earlier) but also I cannot program anything except the time. Can't change zones,and it only shows 1 and 4 and no flashing.
All I have for modes is Cool,Fan,and Off.
I have checked the breakers. I don't know what to look at next.
Any ideas?
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