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Old 07-31-2012, 08:35 AM   #51
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Just found the specs on the climate control heater for my DM2652. It's rated at 6 watts or 0.5 amp, so disconnecting it will save us 12 amp hours per day. This is a major power savings for us boon dockers!

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Old 02-14-2014, 09:39 PM   #52
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Originally Posted by traveler2955 View Post
If I might suggest a book of pretty good value, here it is: Living On 12 V.
Living on 12 Volts with Ample Power
I'm certain it affords even the most knowledgeable an opportunity to learn more, and even refresh oneís memory.
And, no, I didnít write it or sell it. But, Iíve got it, read it many times, even practiced a few of the ideas. Furthermore, it cannot hurt your pocketbook much.

Great book, and I am still using my Ample power charger made from their parts.

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Old 04-24-2014, 04:55 PM   #53
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This was an awesome thread. I was parked at a hotel while doing some business and the battery kept failing every 12-15 hours. I looked this info up, found the larger red wire in the frig lamp housing. Cut it and taped the ends. The battery is holding at 2/3 charge for the last ten hours. Thanks for the tip!
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Old 04-25-2014, 04:49 PM   #54
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Excellent! Just saved me a lot of hunting for phantom loads and dead batteries.
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Old 04-25-2014, 05:51 PM   #55
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There might have been a switch you should turn off when on battery.
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