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Old 05-08-2016, 10:52 AM   #15
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I would find a campground to stay at that has hook ups,you wont be able to go that long of time on your holding tanks I don't think.
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Old 05-08-2016, 10:53 AM   #16
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That's not bad, 1 battery will do it.

Now he needs to charge it back up for the next night.
Or get two. Use one one day, swap out with the charged one next day and then alternate them. Charge the one you pull out, maybe at ranger station? Generator? Other? A lot of work but doable.
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you can get 4 hrs per batt.the unit comes with 2 batt witch is 8 hrs of run time on the lowest setting witch is .05,I run mine on 2 witch is normal with most people and I can get 2 hrs out of the battery.
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you can get 4 hrs per batt.the unit comes with 2 batt witch is 8 hrs of run time on the lowest setting witch is .05,I run mine on 2 witch is normal with most people and I can get 2 hrs out of the battery.

The specs say 8 hours on setting 2,20 bpm
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The unit does run on battery so battle small.

Issue is input to device is high voltage (18) than your rv.

Many options depending on how "clever" you are.

First check with manufacturer to see if it has an extra run or external battery pack option as you are not the first person to need longer run.

Here are simple suggestions.

1. DC to dc converter. These up or down convert dc voltages.

12 volt in to 18 out should be easy.

2. Add single battery. You could get a 6 volt gel battery and make an adaptor to connect it along with rv battery to make 18. This is least optimal.

3. Make a boost pack.. Get 3 identical 6 volt gel batteries and make an 18 volt battery back that is large enough to run for say a couple days.

To charge them look for a computer adaptor as any were 18 volt and multiple amp output.

They can be found for a couple bucks at yard sales thrift stores and other places.

That allows no risk to harming equipment as the adaptor may not be suitable to charge them.

These are just suggestions.
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The unit does run on battery so battle small.

Issue is input to device is high voltage (18) than your rv.
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Specs say DC voltage between 12 and 18 is acceptable.... No need to do anything except connect to 12 volt house batteries.
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I would ask your doctor to write you a Rx for daytime O2. That way you can get your insurance to pay for a portable battery unit. That's an easy fix. If your doctor won't write the Rx I would consider getting a different PCP.

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Why not stay at a park with hookups? Cody on east side has a few and you will probably want to do the museum there anyway. Easy drive into park or day trips. Then west side has severasl parks to choose from. I liked Grizzley and it's only a short drive to entrance.
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For when everything else fails:

http://www.amazon.com/Oxygen-Boost-N.../dp/B00CLTR1RS
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Thanx!

Clarification: My trailer is equipped with a CONverter. Input is "105-130 v.a.c., 975 watts," and Output is "13.6 v.dc., 55 amps." I think I have that right. It sounds like it's not doable with her home unit.
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I'm on 02 24/7. I have a concentrator and a portable concentrator. If she needs 02 at night she will need it all day at 7-8000 feet.
Your only solution is to rent a portable . The cost is about $150 a week.
You would need 6-800 AH of battery with a 1000w inverter just to use the big concentrator at night. Believe me I know.
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Clarification: My trailer is equipped with a CONverter. Input is "105-130 v.a.c., 975 watts," and Output is "13.6 v.dc., 55 amps." I think I have that right. It sounds like it's not doable with her home unit.

While boondocking and not connected to shore power your CONverter does nothing.

An INverter takes 12 vdc from the batteries and produces 110 vac. Take the advice and rent a small portable O2 concentrator which can run on internal batteries or 12 vdc
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My DW uses O2 at night and while traveling at altitudes above 3000'. Several years ago, we decied to purchase a Respironics Evergo portable concentrator (not cheap, by the way) since we cover a lot of miles flying, in the RV, and motorcycling (she rides a trike). She has 4 batteries and has had no problems keeping enough power to run the unit. She also has an adapter that plugs into 12V and can charge the batteries.

I would urge you to consider renting a unit, including several batteries. I think you would find it more than meets your needs and the DW can enjoy the trip.
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I'd suggest you park the trailer in front of your house and spend a night in it.

Then you will know exactly what it takes.
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