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Old 05-19-2008
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The problem is that a 700 Watt inverter will be drawing about 59 amps at maximum draw. I don't think you happen to have a spare 75 AMP breaker on your panel, or the wiring to support that kind of load there.

700 Watts / 12 Volts = 58.333 Amps

You'd be much better off cabling it directly to the batteries and putting a fuse in the line someplace.

This is one reason inverter/charger units, like the Freedom 10, are so nice. They have to be heavily wired to the batteries to support their charging and inverter function anyways...
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