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Old 10-16-2014, 09:41 AM   #41
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Good point Turbs. I guess I'll only leave in the back of truck if the weather turns to rain, otherwise it will stay on the ground. I'm also hoping for cool weather so there should not be a need to run generator to power the ac. Although there's no way to know whether it will be in the 40's or 90's in November in Texas.
I have stuck mine under the living room slide. "Fits nicely"
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Old 10-16-2014, 09:47 AM   #42
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Tough question to answer I'm sure, but how long would it take (ballpark estimate) to recharge the house battery via generator and multi phase on board converter? I'm assuming the battery is fairly low from running lights, water pump etc.
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Old 10-16-2014, 09:56 AM   #43
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Tough question to answer I'm sure, but how long would it take (ballpark estimate) to recharge the house battery via generator and multi phase on board converter? I'm assuming the battery is fairly low from running lights, water pump etc.
I let mine run all night long always as noise isn't an issue.
we don't run it during the day as we're just not in the camper.
Only thing really running is the fridge on propane and 12v .
Occasionally the water pump.
So I can't help there.

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Old 10-18-2014, 11:32 AM   #44
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So I hooked up my 5500/8500 generator to my TT and I cranked on the ac. The surge suppressor is showing 14 to 15 amps being used and the voltage is varying from 104 to 107. After about 10 minutes the surge suppressor trips and the trailer goes dead. 104 seems awfully low to me. I'm guessing that's why the suppressor is shutting things down. I was always under the impression that 108 was as low as things should go. What do you guys think? Is the genny not large enough to carry this load? I have the main and the ac breakers on, nClick image for larger version

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Old 10-18-2014, 11:45 AM   #45
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As I stated before since your using the 240/120 dual outlet the 240v side is 30 amp the 120v side is AT BEST 12-13 amps.

I had my generator rewired to 120v 30 amp with an rv plug.

You gennie is big enough you just don't have the amps available within its current configuration.


Any good generator specialist can rewire it.

If you'd like more info I can try and help.



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Old 10-18-2014, 12:05 PM   #46
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So I hooked up my 5500/8500 generator to my TT and I cranked on the ac. The surge suppressor is showing 14 to 15 amps being used and the voltage is varying from 104 to 107. After about 10 minutes the surge suppressor trips and the trailer goes dead. 104 seems awfully low to me. I'm guessing that's why the suppressor is shutting things down. I was always under the impression that 108 was as low as things should go. What do you guys think? Is the genny not large enough to carry this load? I have the main and the ac breakers on, nAttachment 64919Attachment 64920othing else. Fridge is off as is the water heater. Thoughts?
I can't reply to your pm your pm box is full.

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Old 10-18-2014, 12:09 PM   #47
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This is what I have.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B004U9...&robot_redir=1


I can run.
13.5 but a/c
Outside residential fridge.
Converter.
And microwave.

But only after it was rewired.

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Sorry bud, and I'm not sure I can empty it with the phone app. Anyway the set up has been running fine without tripping the suppressor for about 45 minutes now. Will I be okay running this set up without the modification you mentioned? What about those voltage levels? Should I be concerned for my compressor? The voltage seems to have leveled out around 106 to 107. Thanks
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Old 10-18-2014, 12:14 PM   #49
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Sorry bud, and I'm not sure I can empty it with the phone app. Anyway the set up has been running fine without tripping the suppressor for about 45 minutes now. Will I be okay running this set up without the modification you mentioned? What about those voltage levels? Should I be concerned for my compressor? The voltage seems to have leveled out around 106 to 107. Thanks
You can delete msgs. With phone app.

Your surge / low voltage unit will take care of you as far as shutting down.



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Old 10-18-2014, 12:17 PM   #50
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You can delete msgs. With phone app.

Your surge / low voltage unit will take care of you as far as shutting down.



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Cool, that's what I was hoping you would say! Thanks bud I owe another cold one!
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