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Old 08-23-2014, 10:04 AM   #15
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Why leave it on if it will not be used?
I would agree IF we could be sure that was the case. I suggested leaving it on simply because he does not seem to know what is powered via the inverter or when he may need to use it. When shore power is available or the generator running, leaving the inverter on is harmless. Without shore or generator, it uses some battery power but everything works. IMO, leaving it on is a simpler solution to that lack of knowledge then turning it off and wondering why somethings don't work all the time.
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What is the brand name on the display panel? It's difficult to answer questions without knowing the make & model of inverter/display panel you have and thus the function of the buttons. Since you described only one "off" button, it is probably only for the inverter function and can be turned off and left off, i.e. the batteries will still charge ok. But without knowing the inverter panel brand and model, that's just a guess.

The battery disconnect is used (turned to off) only when storing the RV without electrical hook-ups. Leave it on otherwise.
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I take the risk of appearing stupid, but we went from a Class C to a Damon Class A Outlaw toyhauler. Our C did not have an inverter. The A does. What is an inverter? What is the purpose? And what will it do for me? Seriously, I need educated!
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I take the risk of appearing stupid, but we went from a Class C to a Damon Class A Outlaw toyhauler. Our C did not have an inverter. The A does. What is an inverter? What is the purpose? And what will it do for me? Seriously, I need educated!
The inverter will provide you with 110VAC using the power from your batteries. This will f.x. enable you to run your 110VAC TV when you are not hooked up to 110VAC from a camp ground.

http://www.ehow.com/how-does_4564042...rter-work.html

http://www.ehow.com/how-does_4914153...rter-used.html
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danes-on-tour's post explains it in detail. The easy answer is that it is the exact opposite of the converter you had in the Class C.
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I take the risk of appearing stupid, but we went from a Class C to a Damon Class A Outlaw toyhauler. Our C did not have an inverter. The A does. What is an inverter? What is the purpose? And what will it do for me? Seriously, I need educated!
It is noteworthy to know that "what does it do?" is not the complete question, because having an inverter does not mean the coach will run like you are on shore power. Unless the RV has a whole house inverter (which the Outlaw does not have in standard assembly) there will be several outlets that are not hot on the inverter...and the standard battery set cannot run the inverter forever without charging.

Other owners with the same RV can tell exactly what will and what will not work in your GenII Outlaw...and they are here:
http://www.irv2.com/forums/f120/i-lo...aw-102560.html

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