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Old 10-04-2012, 04:58 PM   #21
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Everyone and anyone who has knowledge of converters always refer to Randy @ Best Converters here BestConverter - Converters, Inverters, Electrical Supplies, Electronics
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Old 10-04-2012, 06:04 PM   #22
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Just kinda shocks me that it would say right on there "unsuitable for charging" wouldn't that be one of its two main functions?
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Just kinda shocks me that it would say right on there "unsuitable for charging" wouldn't that be one of its two main functions?
The old converters were nothing more than a 120 VAC to 12 VAC transformer, and the diodes necessary to turn the AC into DC, with lots of ripple. This setup would kill a battery eventually. It would continue to charge till the battery was boiled dry.

They were meant as just a cheep way of lighting your 12VDC lights when you have a power plug available. Works on a vent fan as well.
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Old 10-04-2012, 08:41 PM   #24
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In earlier trailers you had to either depend on a charging line from the TV or install a small charger to keep the on board battery charged.



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