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Old 10-28-2017, 06:24 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by veraken View Post
When turned off, my inverter still charges my batteries. When I put my MH in storage, I plug it in to shore power and turn the inverter OFF. If there is a power outage, I don't want to drain my batteries. Check your inverter's owners manual to see if yours charges your batteries when it is turned off.

I believe it is a inverter/charger but w/o AC input it cannot charge the batteries.
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Old 10-29-2017, 08:03 AM   #16
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Morning Everyone! 🙂

Thanks so much for the info! I am going to hook up the 15 amp at the house today to see how it works out before we place the MH in storage.

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Originally Posted by twinboat View Post
You do understand that many inverter/chargers also charger...In both cases, the two functions are in the same enclosure and share some of the components.

What I understand is that most people fundamentally do not understand what an INVERTER is and what it does.

Just because the INVERTER and the CHARGER are contained within the same box does not magically change an inverter into a battery charger. They are two separate circuits and they perform two distinctly different tasks.
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