Question about power in my pop up

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  1. F. Jake Glotz

    F. Jake Glotz New Member

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    Some models have a Single pole thermal type breaker in line with the battery. They automatically reset, but can be a nuisance when the fail.
     
  2. RonDad

    RonDad Active Member

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    No battery…start with the converter. Is it getting 110v? Is it outputting…anything? Is there a fuse before it distributes to the rest of the 12v circuits. Good luck.
     
  3. Memaw57

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    Took converter into an rv place and was no good. What would be the best replacement for outlets and 12v(interior lights). That's all I need a converter for
     
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    Just about anything that fits in the hole.
     
  5. Memaw57

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    It was a 30 amp. Do I need to go back to a 30
     
  6. Sjm9911

    Sjm9911 Well-Known Member

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    If you want to power whats in your pop up, you probably need the same size converter. Note that the converter only converts 12v from 120. So the other stuff is the breakers on the side. Those are your outlets.
     
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  7. popup-flyer

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    I would suggest finding something that fits and assuming it also had your breakers for your 110 outlets as well as supplied the 12v to your campers additional features you look for one that can hold at least as many breakers and is rated similarly in amps as well as having 12V supply for the various 12V systems such as heater, lights etc...

    In other words look for a comparable unit to what you had so its as easy a replacement as possible. You might get the model info off of yours and find out what might be a direct replacement from a converter retailer.

    Lol I think SJM and I are in agreement there ;)
     
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  8. Memaw57

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    Thank you
     
  9. WrkrBee

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    A converter converts 120vac to 12vdc. An inverter changes 12vdc to 120vac. Big difference.
     
  10. Sjm9911

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    Change "to" to "from" its late. Done.
     

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