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Old 10-14-2016, 04:15 PM   #1
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Inverter Question

Hi folks. I'm new to this forum as I've just purchased a 2012 FR Forester 3011DS. I cannot find anything about an inverter. I thought these were standard. Is it possible my MH doesn't have one?
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Old 10-14-2016, 04:22 PM   #2
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It does not have an inverter as there is no residential refrigerator.

If you are talking about the "converter" it is a Progressive Industries and is part of the electrical panel at the foot of the bed where your breakers are. There is a green light that flashes about once every 4 seconds when the converter is maintaining the battery on float mode.
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Old 10-14-2016, 04:32 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply. I thought there was a built-in inverter (like I have on my 2016 Tacoma) that would invert 12V to 120V for small wattage electric devices
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Old 10-14-2016, 04:34 PM   #4
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Yep, everything runs on 12 volt DC except the microwave and Air con if you need AC power run the generator. It can be run while driving down the road. Might nick your fuel economy a bit. but whats another few gallons per mile anyway
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Got it. Thanks much
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Old 10-14-2016, 04:40 PM   #6
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If you want a very low wattage inverter you can buy the ones that plug into your 12 volt power source ( cigarette lighter) for under $20.00
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Old 10-14-2016, 04:44 PM   #7
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Check Amazon there are a lot to pick from ranging from Around $15.00 to over $100.00
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Okay. Thank you
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I hard wired a 400w inverter to the battery, for tv, dvd and electronic devices.
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Old 10-14-2016, 07:46 PM   #10
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Now THAT'S what I'm talking about. Would you please share brand, where you bought it, mounting, etc
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