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Old 08-11-2017, 12:39 PM   #1
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Swap your 24v for my 12v inverter

I don't know if this is feasible, and if it's not if there's anyone who would be willing to part with gently used 24v inverters, but I'm thinking of adding batteries to my bank and converting to 24v. I'm pulling over 100 amps at times with my system as of now and I'm uncomfortable with that much current. Let me know below.
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Old 08-11-2017, 05:41 PM   #2
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Yep, my 120vac air compressor pulls 150 amps @ 12vdc when running through the inverter.. It's normal. Make sure you have wire of an appropriate size and you'll be fine. I'm running 3 feet of 0/1 gauge wire between the inverter and batteries, if I'm remembering correctly.
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Old 08-11-2017, 06:40 PM   #3
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That's right about where I'm at. 160 amps + with the air conditioner and fridge on high. I know switching from 12v to 24v would cut my current in half at the same wattage. I'm running 2/0 and 3/0 wire. It's not getting hot. I was just concerned about that much current. You think I'm okay? Figured it's probably not healthy to pull that much from my bank at once.
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