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Old 06-04-2014, 05:10 PM   #1
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Hi guys just purchased a 2011 Berkshire and wanted to say hello

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Old 06-04-2014, 05:35 PM   #2
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Welcome.
Long looking unit you have there.
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Old 06-04-2014, 05:44 PM   #3
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Welcome. You will find lots of helpful Berkshire owners here that can help you out. We have all been there and done that at least once.
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Old 06-04-2014, 05:46 PM   #4
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Congrats and welcome!!
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Old 06-04-2014, 06:04 PM   #5
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Old 06-04-2014, 06:14 PM   #6
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Congrats! Great looking color combo!
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Old 06-04-2014, 06:16 PM   #7
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Thanks guys really look forward to getting to meet all of you
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Old 06-04-2014, 06:20 PM   #8
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Congratulations! I have the same colors - midnight pearl. Happy rving
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Old 06-04-2014, 06:33 PM   #9
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Welcome to the forum and nice looking coach you have there.

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Old 06-04-2014, 08:22 PM   #10
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Welcome to the forum and congrats on your great looking 2011 Berkshire.
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Old 06-04-2014, 08:24 PM   #11
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Old 06-04-2014, 09:13 PM   #12
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Welcome to the "club"! I had to go out and make sure my unit was still in my driveway! Yours looks exactly like mine!! Craig
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Old 06-04-2014, 09:22 PM   #13
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Welcome and great RVing
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Old 06-04-2014, 10:36 PM   #14
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Welcome! This forum has been a huge help to me, and I hope to be able to help others! No question is too "green!"
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Old 06-05-2014, 05:58 AM   #15
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Here's a ? How do I turn the inverter on/off ? and if off does my batteries still charge when plugged in? Thanks for the help in advance
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Old 06-05-2014, 06:32 AM   #16
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You've got two things that are controlled by the panel:
1. Convertor: this turns A/C (shore power or the Generator) into 12v, and charges your batteries.
2. Inverter: This turns your 12v batteries into 110v A/C to power your tv, or other standard "house-plug" items from your batteries. You can turn this on and off at the control panel, but be aware that it only powers some of the outlets....not all of them. It also won't provide enough power to run your roof air conditioners or microwave.

When you are plugged into shore power, your batteries will be charging no matter if the Inverter is on or off. In fact, if you plug in, and use the electronic battery disconnect by the inside door light switches, or even turn the manual battery disconnect in your battery bay, the batteries will still charge.

That is, if you have good batteries. If they've not been taken care of, batteries will go bad, and not take or hold a charge.

On your control panel you should see at least three different charging status: bulk, float, and absorb. Check the Magnum manual, or give magnum a call for a deeper explanation...they've been very helpful!
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Congrats on your Berkshire and welcome to the Forums! Hope you have many fun, memorable and trouble free trips with it!
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Old 06-05-2014, 10:28 AM   #18
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Thanks great help
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Old 06-05-2014, 03:57 PM   #19
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Very nice looking rig. It looks like someone is proud of their bike also. Both very nice.



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