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Old 06-20-2018, 09:26 PM   #1
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New to this and our 19FBS Geo Pro

We bought ours with the solar panel included. Dealer dropped in two 859ah batteries. I'm thinking if hooking up an inverter, but need to find out if there is still a charger on the 110 to the batteries, second to the solar controller on the wall.

Has anyone investigated any of the wiring in these?

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Old 06-20-2018, 09:31 PM   #2
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Old 06-23-2018, 09:25 PM   #7
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Haha it's ok and thanks everyone for the welcome. I actually had a chance and looked at the breaker panel. It does have a fuse for the charge converter. Mission accomplished!

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My 19FBS with factory solar panels has an inverter already installed. The only control is the little panel under the bed deck near the wardrobe door. House batteries should charge through the converter or solar controller as needed. I recommend you read all the literature that came with the solar controller and the inverter. It can be a little confusing. Also, read my thread on the location of the inverter itself...
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Old 09-04-2018, 02:20 PM   #10
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My 19FBS with factory solar panels has an inverter already installed. The only control is the little panel under the bed deck near the wardrobe door. House batteries should charge through the converter or solar controller as needed. I recommend you read all the literature that came with the solar controller and the inverter. It can be a little confusing. Also, read my thread on the location of the inverter itself...
I am extremely curious where the inverter on the FBS is. Waiting for your thread! Thanks!
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I posted it under the electrical forum, but it is located under the bed deck against the wardrobe cabinet wall between the furnace and the duct work for the furnace... Remove the large drawer under the bed, stick your head in the hole and look towards the outside of the trailer, you will see it, but you can barely reach it... and GOD only knows how you would replace it...
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Old 10-10-2018, 02:45 PM   #12
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I posted it under the electrical forum, but it is located under the bed deck against the wardrobe cabinet wall between the furnace and the duct work for the furnace... Remove the large drawer under the bed, stick your head in the hole and look towards the outside of the trailer, you will see it, but you can barely reach it... and GOD only knows how you would replace it...
At least you can reach yours. I have a 19fbs as well, and mine is located behind the wall/panel at the back of the closet! We had to call the manufacturer to find out where they hid it.
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At least you can reach yours. I have a 19fbs as well, and mine is located behind the wall/panel at the back of the closet! We had to call the manufacturer to find out where they hid it.
I seen one fbs it had screws visible on the back panel, then I saw another that had a cutout access panel within the back panel :O

Seems like they are fickled with it. Can you take pictures of you ever have to look at yours?
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I seen one fbs it had screws visible on the back panel, then I saw another that had a cutout access panel within the back panel :O

Seems like they are fickled with it. Can you take pictures of you ever have to look at yours?
I won't have it back until this weekend, but I'll try to remember to take some pics then. Ours has screws visible. We actually cut a square hole in the wall panel and made our own access.
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