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Old 20-03-2011, 16:12   #1
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Nothern Light Generator question.....

I have the above generator, model M673L3, 110V, 60 hz.

I have looked at all my manuals and can not find a spec for the continues amp output. I have looked for a data plate on the unit and it looks like there is one hidden behind the coolant bottle. Thought I would ask before taking things apart.

Reason I am interested is that when my Sea Recovery 110V water maker is running (35AMP draw @110V) I don't have any charging output from my Mastervolt inverter/charger.

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Re: Nothern Light Generator question.....

30 Amp, according to their literature

Brochure ➥ http://www.northern-lights.com/PDFs/...dfs/M673L3.pdf

Manual ➥ http://www.northern-lights.com/PDFs/...fs/OM673L3.pdf
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Re: Nothern Light Generator question.....

Why do you think it's preventing your Mastervolt from charging? You would think it would bog the generator down until it blows the breaker.
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Re: Nothern Light Generator question.....

output 50 amps , breaker 30 amps
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Re: Nothern Light Generator question.....

I don't know where people get their data but this genset is rated for 50A at 120V 60Hz, 25A for 240V 60Hz and 22.7A for 220V 50Hz.

Each 110/120V winding has a 30A breaker so those will only protect the copper wire used for the generator windings at 60A for 120V or 30A for 220/240V.

This genset is a beauty, love it!

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Re: Nothern Light Generator question.....

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Re: Nothern Light Generator question.....

i can get a 5/6 kw nothern lights that has just over a 100hrs on it. It stood in aworkshop in its box for 4 years. The guy never finished a boat project and now wants to sell it. He wants 5k
What do you guys think
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i can get a 5/6 kw nothern lights that has just over a 100hrs on it. It stood in aworkshop in its box for 4 years. The guy never finished a boat project and now wants to sell it. He wants 5k
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go for it. I paid $6,750.0 in 3/2003 and $7,500 in 2010.

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i can get a 5/6 kw nothern lights that has just over a 100hrs on it. It stood in aworkshop in its box for 4 years. The guy never finished a boat project and now wants to sell it. He wants 5k
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Offer him $4,500
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Re: Nothern Light Generator question.....

and half down and the other half when it is in your boat and working.
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