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Electric Question
When we use our small toaster oven on shore power I notice a significant hum from our Xantrex Freedom 815-3012 (main inverter). I would have thought shore power passed straight through when connected.

Please help me understand.

Thanks

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Re: Electric Question
Reply #1
Randy,

Suspect on your model year you have TWO ATS's.  The second one should put power directly from the first ATS through the second one.  With two, the automatic pass through feature of the inverter/charger is not called into play unless the...

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Randy,  If you are on shore power all of the inverter powered circuits should be powered from the shoreline connection.  Try shutting off the inverter and see if the noise changes.  If the noise goes away it may be the inverter.  And like Brett...

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If the second ATS has failed, it is possible that the "pass through feature" of the inverter/charger IS working, but is overloaded.

Ability to carry more load than the inverter/charger was designed to pass through is the reason for the second ATS.

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Inverter off and toaster oven works properly. No hum.  So, ?

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So that means the second coach ATS is working.  If it switched to the land line side then the inverter output has nowhere to go.  The inverter Internal ATS should only be in pass through mode if the inverter is seeing 120v..

Is sounds like you...

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So that means the second coach ATS is working.  If it switched to the land line side then the inverter output has nowhere to go. The inverter Internal ATS should only be in pass...


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Playing tourist in Door County today so please excuse the delay in responding. We've got another month in the road so unless things change we'll just shut the inverter off when on shore power.  Thanks

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