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Old 07-04-2016, 10:38 AM   #1
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Generator Auto Start

Could someone please tell me how to set up the generator autostart on the Dynamax Force. I would like to keep the fridge running off inverter power and set the generator up to keep the batteries charged.
Thanks for any help.


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Old 07-04-2016, 07:45 PM   #2
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I would like to know too, never figured it out yet.


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Old 07-04-2016, 08:02 PM   #3
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that is on my list as well but I'm a few project behind you yet.
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Old 07-04-2016, 09:56 PM   #4
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Don't ya just dip the switch just above the start button to the on position? That is what I did. But I have not placed the MH in a position to auto start. If I missed the boat here let me know.


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Old 07-05-2016, 09:15 AM   #5
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Probably need some more specifics on how your generator/inverter/AGS are setup.

If you have The xantrex unit, you just have to drill between the menus. Under AGS there's a setting for manual on/off or automatic. Also on the main screen showing the battery info, you can cycle through the menus at the bottom (using function) and when on the AGS menu the second button cycles between M_on, M_off and Auto.

That said, I've played with this a few times and it seems the generator starts up when I dont want it to, or when I do need it the inverter somehow gets set to off so the generator just runs for 12 hrs. I've started to re-think my strategy and now just run the genset during the day manually to keep the batteries topped off as needed.
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Old 07-05-2016, 09:33 AM   #6
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I don't think the Force had AGS when I got here. I have since added it, but I think that was an early question I had.

If it is in fact, not there...we have been using the Magnum with great success. Has little dials that are easier to set than menu controls.
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Anything you add to the Force or Force HD from this point forward. There are a few of us that would be more than happy to be Beta Testers for the equipment. I will install myself and let you know how well it works. LMAO. Just a thought.
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lol, I'm always open to that stuff actually. If we get any proto-type parts in, I'll try and make one fall off the shelf.

Working with a supplier now on our Multi-plex system to develop a swap out to get app control. I think someone from the forum is already in touch with them to be the first so we will use them to develop a process to add a bluetooth module. That's the plan anyway.

They may be open to seeing installation/upgrade instructions for an AGS system posted. Then I can have them sell the parts directly. win-win.
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I wouldn't mind looking into the aftermarket app control if they can put it together. Depending on price, that would be a great addition to our Force.

Plumbed the gas line over to the passenger side over the weekend so I can hook my grill up near the awning. Pricing out an additional awning to add to the bunk slide out so we have awning front to back.

Maybe I should price out the awning and have it installed at Dynamax so I can visit.
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Not sure what "app control" would require on your unit, if its possible at all. It's more a product of what Multi-plex can do, since all the controls are basically signal wires. The Force lineup has not been converted yet...but its on the agenda in the next year or so.

My only concern on the awning would be having backer for the installation. I can put you in touch with Matt though and see if we can fit something like that into the schedule and ask the guys if they think it is doable.
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