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Old 10-05-2016, 09:28 AM   #1
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I have a 1977 Winn / Itasca 24' class C camper. Its sitting on a GMC chassis.
My 12 volt power supply just bit the big one so now that I need to replace it Im trying to figure out what the best choice would be. 20/30/50 amps dc ? Im also looking at installing some solar panels in the future.

So now Im looking for suggestions on what to purchase
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Old 10-05-2016, 10:43 AM   #2
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We replaced ours with a 45amp model from here;
BestConverter - Converters, Inverters, Electrical Supplies, Electronics


If you install at least 200 watts of solar you may find that you don't even need a converter most of the time. We haven't used the new converter in over a year.
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I also upgraded our original converter that was making a lot of noise with a 45 amp converter bought from best converter. Randy answered all of my questions to help me select the right one for my needs. The new one is great and extremely quiet.
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I stopped by an rv sales / service yesterday the older guy behind the counter said the older converters are more reliable.

what issues would they have?
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I stopped by an rv sales / service yesterday the older guy behind the counter said the older converters are more reliable.

what issues would they have?
Are you sure he even worked there? So did he inquire as to how many stages yours had? More reliable than what? Sorry to give you a hard time but just because he "said" it doesn't make it true.

They were definitely more likely to "kill" batteries. Just buy a new converter that is 3/4 stage and you will be fine.
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Checkout these guys,give them a call and ask for their recommendation
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'ASK RANDY' at Best Converter linked above

Tell them what you have and what you are wanting to do in future.

They will guide you with good info
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