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Old 03-02-2016, 05:33 PM   #1
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How to hook up converter

Can I hook up a converter directly into the bus fuse panel to power all the interior and exterior lights ? I'm real nervous about frying my bus. If I disconnect the battery could I hook up to the disconnected terminals? 91 tc2000
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Old 03-02-2016, 05:51 PM   #2
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I would hook it up directly to the battery or a #0 or #2 feed wire.
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Old 03-02-2016, 06:34 PM   #3
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Try to park the inverter as close to the battery bank as possible. 4ga wire will work nicely.
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Old 03-02-2016, 11:36 PM   #4
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Are you asking about a CONverter (which converts 120v AC into 12v DC) or an INverter (which makes 120v AC from 12v battery voltage)?
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