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Forum: Electrical Systems   02-01-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,613
Posted By jefndeb
Chartplotter goes dead when engine is cranked.

I guess the DC load for the starter is so much that the voltage drops down below the minimum for the Raymarine A57D chartplotter and ST60 instruments turn off.

The 2 batteries installed, selected...
Forum: Electronics   02-01-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,718
Posted By jefndeb
Navionics Platinum Plus Charts worth it?

Do you guys think the Navionics Platinum Plus Chart chips are work the money?

I have a Raymarine A57D chartplotter and sail in the waters around Hilton Head SC where waters are very tidal and...
Forum: Electrical Systems   12-05-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,298
Posted By jefndeb
I agree, previously had installed a Xantrex...

I agree, previously had installed a Xantrex Prowatt 1750 and while it was temp installed, I wired it up directly for a test and when I ran the microwave and a 1500 watt heater, not at the same time,...
Forum: Electrical Systems   12-05-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,298
Posted By jefndeb
Agreed, I guess I was thinking that if with...

Agreed,

I guess I was thinking that if with my 40 amp alternator (beta Marine Beta 20 engine) and the engine running I could heat up a quick dinner or tea for the wife and then let it run a while...
Forum: Electrical Systems   12-05-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,298
Posted By jefndeb
Yes, I agree. But unfortunately my boat does not...

Yes, I agree. But unfortunately my boat does not have the space for all the additional house batteries.

The interior galley area cabinetry has been redone and the stove/oven has been permanently...
Forum: Electrical Systems   12-05-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,298
Posted By jefndeb
Xantrex Inverter or 12 VDC Appliances?

I am in the middle of a winter project of installing a Xantrex 3000 Watt inverter in my 28ft sailboat and I am beginning to have second thoughts on why I am doing this.

First off, I only have 2...
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