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by Shroomer
Sat May 23, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Backup Applications
Topic: Inverter question
Replies: 15
Views: 4736

Re: Inverter question

raysun wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 11:42 am
They work when the grid supplies power to help reduce power drawn. They don't work.when the grid goes down.
So can you run a battery bank along side of said system ?
by Shroomer
Sat May 23, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Backup Applications
Topic: Inverter question
Replies: 15
Views: 4736

Re: Inverter question

Sorry for the fast post this morning, I work on the farm almost 1000 acres. So during the day i usually have little time for the Internet. This project started with the goal of being self sufficient for power. I know what I bought is no where near enough but I like to learn as I go. I just wanted to...
by Shroomer
Sat May 23, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Backup Applications
Topic: Inverter question
Replies: 15
Views: 4736

Re: Inverter question

• Battery monitoring. That nice battery you have can be killed quickly if abused. It happens all the time. Measuring battery voltage is not a good indicator of usage. Measuring current in and out of the battery is the way to go. Those of us with 100% reliance on $5000 - $50000 batteries use sophist...
by Shroomer
Fri May 22, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: Backup Applications
Topic: Inverter question
Replies: 15
Views: 4736

Re: Inverter question

It doesn't say a lot. It does claim a 3-stage charger. That's better than I guessed. It does not appear to have any programming switches, or configuration settings, so it doesn't appear to have the AC/DC priority function. Unless there's more information, it will be difficult to tell how this unit ...
by Shroomer
Fri May 22, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Backup Applications
Topic: Inverter question
Replies: 15
Views: 4736

Re: Inverter question

raysun wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 5:12 pm
The Inverter doesn't seem to have a lot of documentation available so I'm going on some broad suppositions.
Hope this helps https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com ... vn3RHL.pdf

Many thanks for the reply
by Shroomer
Fri May 22, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Backup Applications
Topic: Inverter question
Replies: 15
Views: 4736

Inverter question

OK I bought this inverter https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07W5YTTTF/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 This battery https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00S2MCC7M/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 and my question is why does the inverter keep charging the battery up to ...