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Old 05-06-2015, 08:45 PM   #11
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I have 2 6 volt batteries & use CPAP. I wired in a 12 volt plug back by my bed for this. I can get about 3 days before having to charge the batteries on the Roo. I also have an AGM 12 volt battery that I use. I can get 3 days on that as well before having to charge. That is just using the CPAP without being able to run the humidifier, but it is better than going without.

CPAP? Sorry not familiar with this also which batteries are you using


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Old 05-06-2015, 09:09 PM   #12
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CPAP is a machine for people with sleep apnea
Continuous
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Old 05-07-2015, 04:48 AM   #13
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CPAP is a machine for people with sleep apnea
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Ah my cousin and best friends dad have that I remember hunting in my buddy's motor home and his dad had that mask over his head. Thanks for the explanation


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Old 05-07-2015, 12:26 PM   #14
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a Bit clumsy, but two friends just use the 100 watt kit from WindyNation.com as a portable. No fancy case and you figure out how to wire it to suit you, alligator clamps or fancy plugs. Harbor freight has a box of hook up stuff for $10. It is just like a battery charger and better than the charger in our trailer. One 100 watt angled to the sun and moved to follow the sun all day does almost as well as our 2-100's flat mounted on the roof for about $175 100 watt or $$325 for 200 watts and free shipping.
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Old 05-13-2015, 07:48 PM   #15
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What panels is are the Roo's port built to handle? I would like to charge my battery to get through the next day, if needed. I don't want to go crazy adding wiring or clip to the battery.


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Not sure about the ROO, but one panel on the portable that I built for my friend was run through a 16 gauge 25 ft bright orange extension cord, cut and modified to be his hook up and it has no problems. I run two panels through about 25 feet of 12 gauge wire to teh controller and then another 10 feet in 10 gauge wire to the batteries with no appreciable loss and my buddy runs 400 watts through 12 gauge with no complaints. He charges Four Gold Card Batteries and seems to run everything he and his wife require, but the AC 24/7
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My dealer told us you can remove the plug and almost any panel will work
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Old 05-14-2015, 08:22 AM   #18
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My dealer told us you can remove the plug and almost any panel will work

Zamp Solar I believe


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Old 05-17-2015, 10:31 AM   #19
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How much of a Zamp panel do I need to charge the battery to get through the the next night? If we are relying on solar for ac what will the battery charge besides lights? Hot water is propane right? How about the water pump? We pick up our Roo this week and I want to get a Zamp portable unit that plugs into the port on the side of the Roo. I want to be sure I make the right choice for wattage.


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You need at least 120Volts 15 amps to run AC, I am looking at the 120 Model but adding a secondary 12Volt Deep Cycle battery as a backup. I plan on running off each battery and toggle between them but have to see if I do any camping outside of a campground.


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