We kept blowing the circuit breaker on the generator when the well pump would kick in (90 amps at 12vdc) while charging the batteries (120 amps at 12vdc). Reset the dip switches for 100 amps of charging, and replaced the 14 gauge extension cord that runs from the generator to the inverter with a 12 gauge cable. Now the cable doesn’t get warm either. Hey, some things you have to learn by doing.
Posted by Steve Spence to Green-Trust Off Grid at 7/24/2006 05:29:00 PM