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Old 09-26-2021, 12:28 PM   #1
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Replace parallax 7355 converter

What is a good replacement for my Bambi 19? Is it difficult to replace?
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Old 09-26-2021, 12:51 PM   #2
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Hi

Replacement is a reasonable DIY task. It's slightly more difficult with a "generic" replacement than with a drop in. The generics are a slightly better bet than the drop in's in terms of reliability. Price wise same / same.

Wherever you go to get one, get it from somebody you can talk to on the phone. Anonymous seller named Bob on Amazon is *not* going to answer your questions in a timely fashion (if at all ...).

These days, the big question is getting one that works with both lithium and lead acid. You will pay a bit more ( $20 maybe) for that feature. I'd go for it. Most folks will upgrade to lithium over the life of a converter you buy today.

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What is a good replacement for my Bambi 19? Is it difficult to replace?
Best converter offers this kit to change out the converter module while leaving all of the 120v wiring and breakers in place.
I installed one for a friend. It took me about 3 hours.

https://www.bestconverter.com/55-Amp...l#.YVDVNLhKhPY

While you are at the website, look around the website for the contact phone number. Every time I have spoken to anyone at Best Converter, they have always been very helpful!
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I second Best conveter....We got two from them.
The IOTA when we got the Lifelines and the Boondocker for the BB Lithium's. A BIG 👍

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Yes, talk to Randy at Best Converter. I got this Progressive Dynamics replacement for my 8355, which is also capable of being programmed by virtue of a jumper to charge lithium batteries. It is a direct replacement for 7355/8355 and took me about an hour. Only 4 wires to hook up.
https://www.bestconverter.com/PD-465...l#.YVDuC7hKibg
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