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Old 01-23-2019, 12:34 PM   #21
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$100/mo for the year is totally normal. I was only kidding about the pig part haha.

What is a KAW? My point was that if your fridge needs 1.05ish kwH and you are only giving it 1kwH, there is not left over power, you are actually at a deficit of .05kwH. Meaning your computer will not charge because there isnt enough power for it in addition to the fridge. So at a min, you need 1.5kwH of power available to charge the computer and run the fridge at the same time.
I am well aware of my need for more power than what went in Kill-A-Watt (K-A-W) for the fridge in my home. I was only testing the new gauge. I was gauging what one unit uses as a base line for what I might need. My bus fridge will need less than my home fridge.
My biggest needs while asked will be TV, laptop, AC in summer. those items pretty much run constantly. Other appliances on a as needed basis.
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Old 01-23-2019, 12:35 PM   #22
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Haha that is insane! I am a bit more budget dependent then that haha.
Well I guess it's time to start managing expectations....
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Old 01-23-2019, 12:38 PM   #23
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100%. Same and i also have heater for the cold.

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I am well aware of my need for more power than what went in Kill-A-Watt (K-A-W) for the fridge in my home. I was only testing the new gauge. I was gauging what one unit uses as a base line for what I might need. My bus fridge will need less than my home fridge.
My biggest needs while asked will be TV, laptop, AC in summer. those items pretty much run constantly. Other appliances on a as needed basis.
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Old 01-23-2019, 12:42 PM   #24
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For sure haha. This is the system I just ordered for about $6,100

1590 WATT SOLAR WITH 6000 WATT PURE SINE POWER INVERTER CHARGER 48VDC 120 VAC OFF GRID KIT

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Well I guess it's time to start managing expectations....
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Old 01-23-2019, 12:45 PM   #25
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100%. Same and i also have heater for the cold.
For starters I have a wood burning stove for heat to save on the electrical needs.

here's your system:https://theinverterstore.com/product...erter-charger/
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Old 01-23-2019, 12:47 PM   #26
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For sure haha. This is the system I just ordered for about $6,100

1590 WATT SOLAR WITH 6000 WATT PURE SINE POWER INVERTER CHARGER 48VDC 120 VAC OFF GRID KIT
Awesome. I can't wait to see how it works out

Have you ordered batteries yet?
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Old 01-23-2019, 12:55 PM   #27
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Yeah that includes the batteries.

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Awesome. I can't wait to see how it works out

Have you ordered batteries yet?
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Old 01-23-2019, 12:58 PM   #28
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Thats the same system I have but I have the 6000 Watt inverter with 120 Vac power, 48Vdc.

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For starters I have a wood burning stove for heat to save on the electrical needs.

here's your system:https://theinverterstore.com/product...erter-charger/
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Old 01-23-2019, 01:01 PM   #29
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Thats the same system I have but I have the 6000 Watt inverter with 120 Vac power, 48Vdc.
That kit is 6000w also, only difference I see is yours is 48v.
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Old 01-23-2019, 01:25 PM   #30
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That kit is 6000w also, only difference I see is yours is 48v.
Hmm. Some interesting things about the listing that you and I both found. They claim that it has 1200AH of batteries, but those are 12V batteries. In order to get to 24V they would have to be wired 2x3, series and parallel, which would mean only 600AH.
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