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Old 09-08-2009, 12:33 PM   #1
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Sine Wave Inverter

I am thinking about getting the Sine Wave Inverter to power the air conditioning while driving and would like to know whether it works on the road, problems, etc?

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Old 09-08-2009, 04:21 PM   #2
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Re: Sine Wave Inverter

I don't think you will need anything but the stock Sprinter A/C when driving. I have been in 105 degrees and as long as the bus is running it is fine and I didn't turn the a/c lower than about 68.

But if you are getting the roof-air the SMB site has place where they talk about what is required to keep a/c running.

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Re: Sine Wave Inverter

...but our Xantrex Sine Wave inverter does work while on the road .... and the Danford AC works fine on the road too..
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...but our Xantrex Sine Wave inverter does work while on the road .... and the Danford AC works fine on the road too..
Do you have to have a sine wave inverter for the danford to work?

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Re: Sine Wave Inverter

No.... with a 2k watt inverter you need an inverter smart enough to borrow juice from the battery to use with the gen to get the AC started....
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No.... with a 2k watt inverter you need an inverter smart enough to borrow juice from the battery to use with the gen to get the AC started....
So, is the inverter from SMB, a tripplite 2k watt, good enough?

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Re: Sine Wave Inverter

Not sure about the Triplite.... we have the Prosine 2.0
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