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Old 08-05-2006, 10:17 AM   #1
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Maybe I am missing something- but if you install an inverter to run ac appliances off you 12v battery- douwldnt your battery be dead in a matter of hours? We get 3 days off our battery- using it minimally for lights only. Are people setting up great rows of batteries to do this?
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Maybe I am missing something- but if you install an inverter to run ac appliances off you 12v battery- douwldnt your battery be dead in a matter of hours? We get 3 days off our battery- using it minimally for lights only. Are people setting up great rows of batteries to do this?
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Old 08-05-2006, 12:33 PM   #3
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Not great rows, but the Dutch Star I have on order has 4 batteries for the inverter.

Even with 4 batteries you would still have to use the inverter wisely. It is not like being hooked up to shore power.
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The real way to go if you want to run a TV,Micro, coffee pot. would be solar panels on the roof.
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