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Old 09-02-2011, 07:37   #31
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Does anyone know the pros/cons of using a new 12dc/110ac inverter (mucho$$$) or using a 110/220 transformer on the existing inverter(excluding downwind wiring etc)?
Using a transformer on the output of your inverter is generally not a good idea. Inverters are usually designed to idle at low power draw until they sense a load, and the transformer windings are enough load to kick the inverter into a very inefficient power mode. If you do use a transformer, plan on unplugging it when it is not hooked up to any appliance.
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Old 09-02-2011, 08:15   #32
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I realize there can be a safety issue with the euro neutral being hot
depending on how th ewiring is done, there can be a BIG safety issue

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