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Old 07-22-2019, 02:18 PM   #1
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Hi we have a 2006 Seabreeze lx We have been parked in an rv park since we bought it a couple years ago. ( have only taken two short trips) Now getting ready for full time retirement I’m running around trying to figure out how to do things and what is what. I have a vague memory of this having to do with bedroom tv, which we don’t use does that sound right? What do I use it for ? Photo is sideways sorry
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Old 07-22-2019, 02:28 PM   #2
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Xantrex inverter on off switch. The inverter takes house battery amps and turns them into electrical amps. I have a couple outlets connected to my inverter.
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Old 07-22-2019, 02:43 PM   #3
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The inverter takes 12 volt dc power from you battery's and changes it to 120 volt ac to a few outlets.
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The inverter takes 12 volt dc power from you battery's and changes it to 120 volt ac to a few outlets.
The 'few outlets' above are most likely for the TV and whatever devices feed it (VCR or DVD player for instance). So that would coincide with your thinking that it has to do with the TV in the bedroom - it would power that outlet.
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Old 07-22-2019, 02:56 PM   #5
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Be careful using the inverter. It uses the power stored in the house batteries to provide 120V ~AC and will use up the batteries if they aren't re-charged.


From your description, you already have "old" house batteries that probably need to be replaced.


Just say'n
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Your Xantrex INVERTER is a very important item, especially for a "full-timer". When traveling, you will likely use it often. Google "INVERTER", learn all about it. It also charges your house Batteries (and maybe engine Batteries, depends), when engine not running and you are plugged into shore power. Rook
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It seems odd to me that the ďextraĒ power would only go to a bedroom tv I hope to pull that old tv out for more storage since we never watch it Ideas of what to do with that plug? Itís in the linen cabinet below tv
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If it's set up like the Dolphin models, your inverter is most likely the 1000 watt model. When not connected to shore power, it will provide 120 volts produced from your 2 house batteries to the front TV, and home entertainment equipment in the cabinet next to the TV, maybe a 120 volt plug next to the front passenger seat and the bedroom TV.
That switch will turn the inverter on and off.
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If it's set up like the Dolphin models, your inverter is most likely the 1000 watt model. When not connected to shore power, it will provide 120 volts produced from your 2 house batteries to the front TV, and home entertainment equipment in the cabinet next to the TV, maybe a 120 volt plug next to the front passenger seat and the bedroom TV.
That switch will turn the inverter on and off.


This is correct. Also there is a receptacle behind your entertainment equipment, maybe two I canít remember but one for sure is powered by the inverter that powers your front tv and BOMB box of many buttons that is also a antenna booster. Your refrigerator if original is plugged into one of two receptacles also. One goes to a NON Inverted receptacle for your 120v electric heater for the fridge and the other typically goes to the Inverted receptacle to for the ice maker if you have one. On auto setting your fridge should turn to the propane HTR for the boiler when there is no 120vac to do the job. The inverter will not power the heater for the fridge.
I would leave it off unless you need it for a no shore power scenario, of which it is limited.
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If you are going to put it back on the road, check the tire date codes. They very well could be the original tires and would be at least 13 years old.
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Hi we have a 2006 Seabreeze lx We have been parked in an rv park since we bought it a couple years ago. ( have only taken two short trips) Now getting ready for full time retirement I’m running around trying to figure out how to do things and what is what. I have a vague memory of this having to do with bedroom tv, which we don’t use does that sound right? What do I use it for ? Photo is sideways sorry
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My Dolphin 2006 inverter powers the front tv when dry camping. When you are plugged in the outlet is powered by the outside current or if you run generator Models came with 1000 watt with two 6v house batteries or 2000 watt with 4- 6v house batteries. This second one was an option. I’m unsure if it powers the bedroom one as I have never tried it.
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It powers my bedroom tv as well, not the night stand however.
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I have a 2006 sea breeze that I just bought. Where is this switch located? I wanna see if I have that option or not.
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