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Old 04-04-2015, 09:51 PM   #1
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I have a 2014 georgetown 351 and was wondering if anyone has upgraded the inverter. What size would I need to get at least 24 hours for running the refrigerator.
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Old 04-04-2015, 11:40 PM   #2
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24 hours run time has nothing to do with inverter. You'd have to upgrade your battery bank for more amp hours.


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Old 04-05-2015, 12:30 AM   #3
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ndb767 welcome to the forum from mid-California
[QUOTE=GABoy;826442]24 hours run time has nothing to do with inverter. You'd have to upgrade your battery bank for more amp hours.

X2 GABoy is correct Battery amp hours is the key, just to add to this you should think of everything you are using daily and add up the amp hours being used then match your system including batteries, solar, generator use etc. to determine your needs, if only running the fridge then you need to know how many amps the fridge uses plus how many amps the inverter itself uses (the inverter uses amps to function by itself) then convert to amp hours then install enough battery banks to cover. The other thing you want to think about when upgrading your battery bank be sure all batteries are matching in amp hour ratings and don't add new batteries to old batteries (unless the old are fairly new).
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A refrigerator draws quite a bit of current. Do you have propane option to run your fridge?. You will need quite the batteries to do what you are wanting to.
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I have A 15 which comes with the 4 house batteries and I get almost 72 hours also has a 2000 watt inverter that meanS just more power


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Old 04-05-2015, 09:18 PM   #6
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Thank you for all the responses, looks like i need to upgrade the house batteries.
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I have A 15 which comes with the 4 house batteries and I get almost 72 hours also has a 2000 watt inverter that meanS just more power


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Is your fridge a residential model or the traditional RV model?
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Old 04-06-2015, 12:19 PM   #8
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i have a residential fridge
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Old 04-28-2015, 03:15 PM   #9
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I agree with mack1rock I have a 2014 335 that came with a 200watt inverter and 4 house batteries. It will keep that frig running couple days before starting gen to recharge key is to keep water level up in batteries. I was against this setup until we did some dry camping worked great.
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