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Old 03-06-2006, 08:41 PM   #1
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There is a lot of info out there about replacing the converter section with a 7345 unit. My 7300 magnetek converter is bad and I have to figure out which is the better way to go. Can a person replace the converter with something else and keep the fuse and breaker section or will I have to change the whole thing out? This is a 45 amp dc output 30 amp input setup. What say you?
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There is a lot of info out there about replacing the converter section with a 7345 unit. My 7300 magnetek converter is bad and I have to figure out which is the better way to go. Can a person replace the converter with something else and keep the fuse and breaker section or will I have to change the whole thing out? This is a 45 amp dc output 30 amp input setup. What say you?
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We have a 7300 series in our fiver (came with it). It will boil your batteries dry if you stay plugged in all the time to shore power (It claims it wont, but it will!). Since we keep ours plugged in at home all the time, I use the battery cut off switch to disconnect the batteries from the converter. I then have a "Battery Minder" attached to the batteries and it keeps them charged and desulfated without boiling them dry. I dont recommend the Magnatek 7300 series for the above reason. FYI Magnatek is now called Parralax.
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Will a Progressive Dynamics Intellipower 92XX series converter (XX = required amperage output) fit in the existing footprint? If so, I would highly recommend it - the 92XX series is the same as the highly regarded 91XX series except the Charge Wizard accessory function is built into the 92XX converter. It has 4 charge modes (boost, normal, float and desulfation) that are automatically selected as needed by the internal microprocessor based on usage and battery voltage.

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Thanks all.

Rusty, I'll look into that one and see if it will fit.
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Here is what you need and how to do it. I did this with mine and have had great luck with it. Notice the battery in my signature, we can go for days without running the generator, even in the winter.
http://home.comcast.net/~rabarber/magnetek.htm
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Thanks Guys! I got the parts ordered. Looks like an easy thing to do. Appreciate the link Jeffrey.
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