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Old 07-07-2005, 10:29 AM   #1
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Do I really need 12V?

This question is out of ignorance, so please bear with me and provide all the info you can.

When I convert my bus, I expect to only use it at improved camp grounds that provide shore power. Wouldn't I then only need to wire for 110V? Why would I need to wire 12V?

Thanks for your help!

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Old 07-07-2005, 10:36 AM   #2
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If you are planning on having an inverter and/or generator on your bus to be able to run things while you are driving or otherwise not connected to shore power, there is no reason you need 12V.

But having 12V appliances will allow you to use them anytime you want (without an inverter). Of course then all these devices will be draining your battery if you don't have a charger that turns on when you connect to shore power.

So what I am trying to say is get yourself an inverter and wire for 110V.
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