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Old 07-11-2013, 06:36 PM   #1
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No TV Power When Generator is Running

We have a 2008 Newmar Canyon Star 3641 coach. We are currently camping and have no shore power only generator power. When on shore power our TVs work only when the inverter is powered on. Since being on generator power we made sure to turn the invertor on but the TVs and satellite box are not getting any power. Our inverter is a magnum. All other items are working in the coach. Any help would be very much appreciated.

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Old 07-11-2013, 08:13 PM   #2
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Do you have circuit breakers on the Gen one may not be reset.
Your inverter may have a reset switch also.
Magnum control and inverter can be found in the QT's # 3 link.

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Old 07-11-2013, 08:49 PM   #3
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If your TV can be seen by the driver, then the TV outlet power is disabled when the ignition key is on. It could have something to do with that. There might be a fuse you can pull to disable this feature.
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Old 07-11-2013, 08:53 PM   #4
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mgscott4 is right. I use an extension cord to an outlet below the front passenger seat.
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Old 07-11-2013, 08:55 PM   #5
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Some rigs have a separate inverter for the TV. Check near the entertainment devices for anther switch.

Check where the TV is plugged in there might be another plug nearby that is not controlled by the ignition.

Did it work before off the generator and something has changed? Shouldn't need the inverter on if the generator is running
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Old 07-12-2013, 06:40 PM   #6
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Thanks for all your help and suggestions I check the Magnum box and found that a box has sliped and turn off the AC out. reset the switch. all is going well thanks again for all your input

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