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Old 10-22-2011, 09:17 PM   #11
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Well, as far as so far away from the battery.... it is right beside the converter and it is inside out of the elements. All they had to do was break the lines coming into the converter......Maybe
Seems strange to me because I have always thought that a disconnect needs to disconnect completely. If they installed one on my trailer near the converter they wouldn't have been able to disconnect the slideout or the power jack.
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Old 10-22-2011, 09:24 PM   #12
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No, this silver knob is about 6-12 inches away from the converter, but on the same level. It's definitly a battery kill switch, i just need to figure out which position does what.
i couldn't see anything like that in any of the pics or video.
did the rv tech mention it in the walkthrough?
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Old 10-23-2011, 10:12 AM   #13
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Our 233S (2012) has a silver knob next to the inverter that is a battery disconnect. Push in to disconnect, pull out for power. I don't know if this is another thing they added to the new 2012's, but it was explained during our walk-through at delivery.

If you look closely at the pic, the knob is to the right of the inverter and beneath the fridge. I hope this helps.

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Old 10-23-2011, 11:21 AM   #14
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biken201. That's great to post. Do you know if it disconnects everything in front of the converter such as the slide and power jack?
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I thought the slides and power jack run directly to the battery and if that's the case you answered your own question.
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I thought the slides and power jack run directly to the battery and if that's the case you answered your own question.
In my rig the slide won't budge if the battery disconnect switch is in the OFF position.
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I'm saying with the configuration there talking about with the disconnect inside trailer disconecting the converter.
Boyd all of your electrical is after your disconnect switch there for all is dead.

My unit has slides and front stabs hooked straight to battery and if I disconnect positive cable with switch they still work.
now if I disconnect ground with switch all is dead.
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I thought the slides and power jack run directly to the battery and if that's the case you answered your own question.
You don't know that is the case with biken201's trailer (unless you have this same feature, which is new, on this 2012 1/2 trailer) so the question is not answered until he answers it

My argument is that a disconnect so far away from the battery does not disconnect everything wired in front of the converter. But its just a guess. Hence the question.
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I'm saying with the configuration there talking about with the disconnect inside trailer disconecting the converter.
Boyd all of your electrical is after your disconnect switch there for all is dead.

My unit has slides and front stabs hooked straight to battery and if I disconnect positive cable with switch they still work.
now if I disconnect ground with switch all is dead.
Gotta love the uniformity, eh Turbo?

AC to the left and DC to the right....Except what I've wired direct to the batteries....Inverter/Sirius/Solar Shore power plugged in, battery switched off, slide doesn't work.
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I don't have a power tongue lift, so I can't speak to that; but the slide still operates with the battery disconnect killing power to everything else.
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