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Old 11-03-2018, 05:49 PM   #1
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Inverter

Ok did my research on installing a inverter in my 2017 ACE. I could not find a simple wiring diagram. I want to use a 3000w pure sine wave inverter and wirer everything except the AC, Microwave. Does anyone have any ideas or suggestion?
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Old 11-03-2018, 06:23 PM   #2
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"Assuming" your inverter has it's own ATS I would install it as close as possible to your battery bank to minimize the DC wire length. Install a 250 Amp DC Circuit Breaker immediately off the battery positive terminal.



Get at least a 6 slot load center sub-panel from Lowes or Home Depot and mount it near your existing breaker panel.

Move your desired circuits to the sub-panel and wire the output of the inverter to the sub-panel. The inverter should already have its own circuit breaker for the output.

Get a 25 Amp circuit breaker for your existing breaker panel and run the output of this circuit breaker to the AC input on your inverter.

Bingo-Bango Done!
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Old 11-03-2018, 06:36 PM   #3
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Thanks you, that sound simple enough for me.
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Old 11-03-2018, 06:47 PM   #4
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the real question is one of understanding that if you want a 'whole house' inverter wiring within your coach, you will need the inverter to only power the circuit breakers that are wired to each outlet you want to power from the inverter...meaning that you must use a 'sub panel' for those breakers, so that the incoming power from the inverter is only providing output to those breakers, as a whole... usually this means switching out your current Electrical Panel with one that can provide an integrated sub-panel, or added a totally separate sub-panel, which would require some additional wiring, and a lot more work.
You can't really just 'install' or add a whole house Inverter if your unit did not already come with one, and already wired correctly to the main panel... there will be a lot more work involved than the simple addition of the inverter.
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