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Old 02-10-2014, 09:28 PM   #29
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The certified Xantrax inverter tech checked everything and found that I had a bad relay switch in the inverter. He showed me on the board where it had burnt. Took it out and bench tested it at their facility. Replaced the board and re-installed the inverter in the MH. $616.00 beats the heck out of a new inverter. Now I'm monitoring volts and amps every half hour to see if this has solved my problem. Got 90 day warranty on parts and labor, I'll be here until the 19th then down the road 35 miles for a week. Really weird how the power fluctuates here on the Air Force Base. On the 19th I'll be at a regular RV park where I've been before, so we'll see how it all works out.
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The certified Xantrax inverter tech checked everything and found that I had a bad relay switch in the inverter. He showed me on the board where it had burnt. Took it out and bench tested it at their facility. Replaced the board and re-installed the inverter in the MH. $616.00 beats the heck out of a new inverter. Now I'm monitoring volts and amps every half hour to see if this has solved my problem. Got 90 day warranty on parts and labor, I'll be here until the 19th then down the road 35 miles for a week. Really weird how the power fluctuates here on the Air Force Base. On the 19th I'll be at a regular RV park where I've been before, so we'll see how it all works out.
Thanks for the update.
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Old 02-19-2014, 04:28 PM   #31
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Left the Base Fam Camp this morning and currently plugged in at a RV Park with no issues. I also haven't had any problems since the Relay board in my inverter was changed out.

Point of interest. Yesterday (18th) I met another RV'er who is getting the same PE-7 High Frequency code. His space is directly behind the one I was having the problems with. He went to the Base CE and discussed the issue with the civilians. Since he is an Electronics Engineer he got through to them. The Base is now going to set up some various monitoring systems at his site, my old one and a few more that have had the problem. Too bad I left today, would love to hear the final results.

If I ever hear the results I will post it. Thank you for all the suggestions/comments.
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In the future, you have to trust your EMS unit FIRST until it has been proven to be completely incorrect which then means a trip back to Tommy Fanelli for a checkup.

If the RV Park wannabe professionals cannot resolve a problem then request a completely different site. If you continue to have problems then it's time to search out a different RV Park.

For those RVer's that travel without an Progressive Industries EMS unit or something similar like the units made by TRC and happen to get bitten by this RV Park or other places, then it is "shame on them" for not protecting themselves from very poor electric that can be found at RV Park pedestals all around the country.

Maybe after having to replace a few thousand dollars worth of devices and electrical equipment they will finally "see the light" and spend the $300 for pedestal protection.

It's not like these devices are some BIG secret!

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Old 02-19-2014, 07:47 PM   #33
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Richard, the tester I purchased from you has saved my Mh several times. never plug into anything unless one uses a tester like yours. I don't care what a RV park mgr says about their hook up being OK. test 1st, even b-4 backing into site. Yes, I have a progressive unit, but I test 1st. wouldn't leave home without it.
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Wow! What a story and testimony to the value of this device.

Thanks for sharing.

I hope you don't mind me using your testimony on my eBay ads for these units.

I have sold a few but it seems that either people don's see the value of maybe they just make their own.

I glad that the tester is still intact. I don't think there is much that can burn up as it doesn't draw much of a load.

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