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Old 12-02-2015, 04:10 PM   #1
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Electical system how to??

Ok so I got a converter do i need a inverter too? I'm planning on running solar panels instead of a generator. I'm planning on having Washer/dryer, fridge, A/C, and lights those are going to be my only main electrical out puts.
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Old 12-02-2015, 05:01 PM   #2
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Get some LED lighting strips from They run on 12VDC and don't draw much.
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Old 12-02-2015, 06:58 PM   #3
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washer and dryer, a/c running on solar? not going to happen unless you got a big ass system. A converter takes 120 volts and changes it to 12volts, and has a charger built in. A inverter takes 12volts and converts to 120volts, so yes you would need one.
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