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Old 12-04-2015, 09:28 AM   #29
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This electric blanket is different! It uses a brick power supply to change the 120 VAC to 18 VDC. This has other benefits as well....smaller wires, more safety, more comfort. It has been reported to work well with MSW inverters. And if you have a pure sine wave inverter, it works fine as well!



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Hmm... looking at this one could easily replace the 110 volt brick with something like this and convert it to 12 volt operation. Probably be a significant increase in efficiency over using a large inverter to power it. Interesting....

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However I was wondering if I could get a few suggestions for a electric blanket of some source for my queen bed.
Hi Pappa_Bear, this doesn't answer your question (sorry) but I've been thinking about trying an old fashioned hot water bottle - haven't done it yet though. Pretty cheap, simple, and foolproof.
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For what it's worth some of the blankets/pads with electronic controls do not like MSW converters and the old analog control ones are tough to find. In our Country Coach we had MSW and I left the inverter on when on shore power. I had a dream that I could hear electric wires frying. I got up to use the bathroom and the smell was unmistakable. It wasn't a dream, the park had lost power and the controls fried as I slept. Now we have PSW so no issues.


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We have 480 watts of solar panels on the roof and 110 amps of usable power for the house batteries. We use a 1000 Pure Sine Wave Inverter to power the 40 inch flat screen, 2 computers, Dish DVR, LED lights and a dual control mattress warmer. After 2 hours of TV about an hour of computer work in the evening, we run the matress warmers all night and still have about a 20-30 amp cushion in the morning.
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Most of the 12v blankets do not seem to have a thermostat control... Can someone recommend one with a control?
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Most of the 12v blankets do not seem to have a thermostat control... Can someone recommend one with a control?
I am not aware of a true 12 volt electric blanket with a thermostat, but they do sell low voltage blankets. Mine uses 18 volts and is very nice. It does have a thermostat control, in fact two of them. I am checking on ways to convert 12 volt RV voltage to the blankets required 18 volt.

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Good morning, we ended up getting a Sunbeam, it has whole bunch of setting for the heat, and it has a ten hour timer on it, works really well!
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O yeah I was going to pictures of my system on the thread awhile ago, however I wasn't smart enough to. Do I need to log in on a computer? Instead of my phone.
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Is it a low voltage blanket?
Can't help with the picture question since I only post pictures using my laptop.
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Can't help with the picture question since I only post pictures using my laptop.

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