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Old 10-26-2015, 08:20 PM   #1
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Just curious on what everyone is using for batteries. The dealer installed 2 Exide Deep Cycle 12v's and I'm thinking it's not enough. We are heading south in a few days and I'm worried about my refrigerator going 3 days on the inverter without getting a charge. The charge wire is hooked up on the TV but I'm a little bit worried. Back in July we overnighted in a truck stop and woke up to the lo voltage alarm on the inverter panel. Not sure if it was a fluke or not. Both batteries load tested fine.
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Old 10-26-2015, 11:57 PM   #2
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If you want three days, get a generator. I have 4 27 series batteries and go comfortably for about 12 hours.
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Old 10-27-2015, 12:50 AM   #3
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Two batteries of any size, will not feed an inverter very long if there is any draw at all. You need at least 4 large deep cycle batteries or a generator.
Don't know what your frig draws, but it will use a lot of 12vdc inverted to 110vac.
I have 600 watts of solar, so I need a lot of batteries [5 x 125 amp hr bats] to store juice for a 5,000 watt inverter to feed a microwave, A/C or fridg.
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