Hi all. Need some advice. I want to add a additional Air conditioning
unit to my Endeavour
40. Currently I have a 16000 BTU drawing about 12 amps, and want to add a additional 18500 BTU drawing 16 amps cooling
. Combined cooling
amps would be 27.5 and heat would be 37.5.
My currrent panel is the original Endeavour
30 amp service
. I also have of course, multiple outlets, water
I have searched the forums
, and while finding useful info, not really seeing what I need so hear is my question.
What would be best, to change out my system for a 50 amp shore power
setup, with a new 50 amp ac panel and breakers, or use 2 30 amp shore connectors?
I understand that the 50 amp system would be significantly more money
, for all the parts
. I know that I can run 2 30 amp shore power
cords, (slthough at my marina in Corpus Christi, I have the choice of 30 or 50 amp, so would need a adapter for the 2nd 30 amp circuit.)
What would be best for now and future upgrades. For the next 12 years the boat will be spending a lot of time at the dock
, and if you know Texas weather
, AC is imperative for me and my family
. Eventualy I will add a genset, but that is down the road a bit.
I also will upgrade the 12 volt side as well, but for now, what should be done to do it right ?
I am thinking about the blue sea 8406 AC Main + 8 Positions - PN 8406 - Blue Sea Systems
I want to keep the 120 and 12v panels
Any other thoughts, opinions, etc, i'm all ears.