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RV Battery Charger Converter 110-12V

Postby chevyseabreeze » Mon Mar 04, 2013 4:22 pm

Hi
My battery charger has stopped working.
It was installed about 10 years ago when the voltage on my Chevy Sea Breeze was adapted for the UK (so it converts 110V to 12V for the lights, water pump etc)
Wondering if anyone had a second hand one or access to a cheapish replacement?
Many thanks
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Re: RV Battery Charger Converter 110-12V

Postby wylie66 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:34 am

Can't you just have a 240 volt one installed? Ok you can't use it with the genny but how often do you use it?
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Re: RV Battery Charger Converter 110-12V

Postby signature » Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:36 am

Is yours a combined coverter and charger? Easiest way to tell is see if the charger is built in to the back or bottom of your converter, Is it the converter or charger which has gone down? You can remove the charger out of the converter and wire in a separate charger unit, we have these separate 110v chargers on the shelf if this is the case
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Re: RV Battery Charger Converter 110-12V

Postby chevyseabreeze » Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:08 am

wylie66 wrote:Can't you just have a 240 volt one installed? Ok you can't use it with the genny but how often do you use it?


sorry - bit confused
The original electrics are obviously 110V (as it is American) - if I was to put a 240V charger/converter in it wouldnt do the job of converting from 110.
Or I would need to replace all the original electrics.
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Re: RV Battery Charger Converter 110-12V

Postby chevyseabreeze » Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:10 am

signature wrote:Is yours a combined coverter and charger? Easiest way to tell is see if the charger is built in to the back or bottom of your converter, Is it the converter or charger which has gone down? You can remove the charger out of the converter and wire in a separate charger unit, we have these separate 110v chargers on the shelf if this is the case
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It is a converter/charger.
Confused how it could work if it wasn't converting from 110 to 12v.
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Re: RV Battery Charger Converter 110-12V

Postby olley » Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:07 pm

A vehicle charger steps down 110v or 230v to 12v. I think Ross means an inverter/charger, this changes 12v to 110v or 230v depending on model. A big enough inverter can run most if not all of your appliances but will draw a heck of a current. I have an 1800watt one, it means I don't have to start the genny for the wife to use her hairdryer. :D

On the other hand I could be completely wrong. :oops:

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Re: RV Battery Charger Converter 110-12V

Postby wylie66 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:18 pm

Julian I have sent you a pm with regard this problem
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Re: RV Battery Charger Converter 110-12V

Postby des » Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:43 am

I have a 110v to 12v converter charger in (i think) perfect working order. collection only. price negotiable. let me know if you are interested.

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