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Old 05-29-2020, 11:23 AM   #1
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The coach I'm considering has this. Probably pretty common for the time, 2008.



Can somebody tell me something about it like it's size and charging capabilities?

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The coach I'm considering has this. Probably pretty common for the time, 2008.



Can somebody tell me something about it like it's size and charging capabilities?

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That looks to be just the remote, you need to see the inverter/charger itself to find out what model it is. If it is a new van you are looking at it may be in the specs. Many of the class b's came with a 700ish watt modified sine wave inverter and 45 amp charger. IMO, neither the inverter or charger are all that great.
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Thanks, Booster. It's in a 2008 Phoenix Cruiser. I know, not a B, but the folks here are so much smarter.
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As Booster noted, that's just the optional wired remote used with the modified sine wave Tripp-Lites ranging from 600W to 3000W.

Inverters still weren't that common from the factory back in 2008. Roadtrek started installing them in 2004. Phoenix Cruiser had them in 2007.

Here's an example of an issue using a Tripp-Lite MSW inverter: - https://www.classbforum.com/forums/f...one-10505.html
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I would imagine replacing that inverter with a PSW inverter/charger and appropriate remote would be mostly plug and play, no? That is, provided I did not exceed the tripp-lite's charger amp rating.
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I would imagine replacing that inverter with a PSW inverter/charger and appropriate remote would be mostly plug and play, no? That is, provided I did not exceed the tripp-lite's charger amp rating.
It should be pretty much drop in if it fits the space and wires are in the right place and/long enough.

I would, however, also take a look at the big picture at the same time to evaluate if either, or both, sides of a unit might benefit from a capacity change base on how you intend to use it. Good inverter/chargers aren't cheap, so some wiring changes that may be needed might be worth it in the long run.

Whatever you get, before you buy be sure to check how a remote for it will wire to make sure however Tripplite did it is the same or compatible wiring. Changing the remote wiring can often be the worst part of an inverter/charger upgrade because of the location, so good if you can avoid it.
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I would imagine replacing that inverter with a PSW inverter/charger and appropriate remote would be mostly plug and play, no? That is, provided I did not exceed the tripp-lite's charger amp rating.
You mention not exceeding the tripp-lite's charger amp rating - what about the inverter rating? Do you anticipate running a microwave oven for example?

As Booster noted, first confirm that the wiring and fusing is rated for what you need.

The RV builder might never have anticipated someone using the full output of the inverter. Roadtrek for example used them to supply power to the media cabinet.

The APSRM4 Remote Control Module was an option for some inverters and some inverter/chargers - https://assets.tripplite.com/product-pdfs/en/apsrm4.pdf -
( PV-, RV-, APS- and EMS-Series )

The RV series had a 45A charger on the lowest capacity model (600W) and a 140A charger on the highest capacity model (3000W).
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Good info, thanks. I'll look further into this before I act.
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