Xantrex Technology 1200, 1750 manual

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    XPower Inverter 1200 PLUS 1750 PLUS Owner’s Guide t: 1-800-670-0707 (toll-free) f: 1-800-994-7828 [...]

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    Abou t X ant rex Xantrex T echn ology Inc. is a wor ld-leading supplier of advanced p ower electroni[...]

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    iii About This Guide Conventions Used The foll owing co nventions are us ed in this guide. Reference[...]

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    iv[...]

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    v Important Safety Information Gene ral P rec auti ons 1. Before in stalling and us ing the invert e[...]

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    Important Safe ty Info rmation vi 6. T o reduce the r isk of ove rheatin g or fi re, do not o bstru [...]

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    Important Safet y Information vii 5. Remove metal items li ke rings, b racelet s, and watch es when [...]

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    ix Important Safety Information Gene ral Pr eca ution s - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

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    Contents x Insta llin g the X Po w er Pl us - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

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    Contents xi Deep -C yc le Ba tter ies - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

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    1 Introduction Congratulations on your purchase of the XPower Plus! The XPower Plus inverter has bee[...]

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    Introduction 1–2 Qual ity P ower The XPower Pl us is a qua lity inverter designed for recr eationa[...]

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    Comprehens iv e Protection 1–3 Comprehensive Prot ection The XPower Pl us is equi pped with nu mer[...]

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    1–4[...]

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    2 XPower Plus Features Chapte r 2 describes the main features of the XPower Plus. Xantrex recomme nd[...]

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    XP ower Plus F eatures 2–2 Materials List Y our XPower Plus package in cludes : • One XPower Pl [...]

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    Optional Accessory: Re mote On/Off S witch 2–3 Instru ctions for inst alling and using t he Remote[...]

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    XP ower Plus F eatures 2–4 AC Pan el Figur e 2-1 AC P anel ( XPowe r 1750 Plus sh own) ④ ④ ④[...]

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    DC Pane l 2–5 DC Panel Figure 2-2 DC Panel (XPower 1750 Plus shown) ④ ④ ④ ④ ③ ③ ③ ?[...]

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    2–6[...]

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    3 Installation Chapte r 3 provides information on cables and fuses to help you plan for your install[...]

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    Ins tal la ti on 3–2 Designing Your In stal lation Before do ing any thing else, yo u need to de t[...]

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    Design ing Y our Inst al latio n 3–3 Figure 3-2 Configurat ion for Heavy Loads FROM A L TERNAT OR [...]

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    Ins tal la ti on 3–4 Installation Codes Governing insta llatio n codes vary depend ing on t he loc[...]

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    Design ing Y our Inst al latio n 3–5 Choosing a n Appropriate Location The X P ow e r Plu s mu st [...]

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    Ins tal la ti on 3–6 Calculating Cable Sizes for XPower 1200 Plus T o operate safely an d ef fecti[...]

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    Design ing Y our Inst al latio n 3–7 Calculating Size of DC Input Ca bles for XPower 1200 Plus Ref[...]

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    Ins tal la ti on 3–8 Calculating Size of Chassis Ground Cable for XPower 1200 Plus Refer t o T abl[...]

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    Design ing Y our Inst al latio n 3–9 Calculating Cable Sizes for XPower 1750 Plus T o operate safe[...]

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    Ins tal la ti on 3–10 Calculating Size of DC Input Ca bles for XPower 1750 Plus Refe r to T able 3[...]

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    Design ing Y our Inst al latio n 3–11 Calculating Size of Chassis Ground Cable for XPower 1750 Plu[...]

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    Ins tal la ti on 3–12 Calculating Fuse/Circuit Breaker Size Because yo ur bat teries can p rovide [...]

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    Design ing Y our Inst al latio n 3–13 3. Once you hav e determin ed the type of fu se (ANL or Cla [...]

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    Ins tal la ti on 3–14 Installing the XP ower Plus Do not proc eed wit h the ins tallati on of your[...]

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    Instal lin g the XPower Plu s 3–15 Material s The foll owing ch ecklist is a ge neral li st of re [...]

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    Ins tal la ti on 3–16 Overview of Installation Steps These ar e the thr ee ste ps (and one option [...]

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    Instal lin g the XPower Plu s 3–17 Connecting the Chassis Ground The X Pow er P lus ha s a s crew [...]

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    Ins tal la ti on 3–18 ➢ Marine: Connect the CHASSIS GND screw to t he boat’ s DC grounding bus[...]

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    Instal lin g the XPower Plu s 3–19 Connecting the DC Cables Consult Figure 3 -1 on page 3 –2 , ?[...]

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    Ins tal la ti on 3–20 9. Instal l the loc k washer and nut th at are su pplie d with the i nverter[...]

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    Instal lin g the XPower Plu s 3–21 . 1 1. Con nect th e cable f rom the nega tive post of th e bat[...]

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    3–22[...]

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    4 Operation Chapte r 4 explains how to operate the XPower Plus ef ficiently and ef fectively . Speci[...]

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    Operation 4–2 Turning the In verter On and Off The O n/Off sw itch on the inve rte r ’ s front p[...]

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    Operating Limits 4–3 Input Voltage Display The INPUT VOL T AGE DIS P LA Y indicates t he DC voltag[...]

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    Operation 4–4 Input Voltage The allo wable XPowe r Plus inp ut voltag e range s are shown i n the [...]

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    Connecting Ap pliances to the XP ower Plus 4–5 be why the motor won’ t start. Ma ke sure th at t[...]

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    Operation 4–6 Routine Maintenan ce Minimal mai ntenance i s requir ed to keep your XPower Pl us op[...]

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    5 Troublesh ooting Chapte r 5 will help you identify the source of most problems that can occur with[...]

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    T roubles hooting 5–2 Common Problems Buzz in A udi o Equ i p me nt Some in expensive s tereo sy s[...]

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    T roublesh ooti ng Ref erence 5–3 Troubleshoo tin g Refe ren ce WARNING: Electrical Sho ck and Bur[...]

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    T roubles hooting 5–4 No output vo ltage and the INPUT VOL T AGE DISPLA Y indicates above 15 V . F[...]

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    A Specifications Appendix A contains electrical performance and physical specifications for the XPow[...]

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    Specifications A–2 Electrical Performance Physical Specificatio ns Specifi cati ons are sub ject t[...]

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    B Battery Types and Sizes The batteries that you use strongly affect the performance of the XPower P[...]

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    Battery T yp es and Sizes B–2 Battery Types Auto motive Sta rting B atter ies The lead- acid bat t[...]

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    Battery Size B–3 Battery Size Battery size or c apaci ty is as i mportant a s the b attery type fo[...]

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    Battery T yp es and Sizes B–4 Estimating Battery Requiremen ts T o determine how much bat tery cap[...]

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    Estimating Battery Requirements B–5 This exampl e illus trates h ow quick ly your bat tery need s [...]

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    Battery T yp es and Sizes B–6 Using Multi ple Batteries As your power requiremen ts increa se, you[...]

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    Bat tery Tips B–7 Battery Ti ps Exp losi ve/C orros ive G as es Lead-aci d batter ies may emit hyd[...]

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    Battery T yp es and Sizes B–8 Battery Co nnections Connecti ons to bat tery pos ts must be made wi[...]

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    C Alternators and Charging Systems A good charging syst em is important for the health of your batte[...]

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    Alternators and Ch arging Systems C–2 Charging System Requirements Y our char ging system shou ld [...]

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    Charging From AC Power C–3 Using an Altern ator Cont roller If your regula r alter nator is inadeq[...]

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    C–4[...]

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    D Product and System Information Appendix D contains the warranty for your XPower Plus as well as in[...]

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    Product an d System Information D–2 Warranty What does this warran ty cover? Xantrex manufactur es[...]

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    Return M aterial Authorization P o lic y D–3 How do you get s ervice? T o qualif y for the warran [...]

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    Product an d System Information D–4 3. Ship the un it frei ght pre paid to the addr ess pr ovided [...]

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    Informatio n About Y our Sy ste m D–5 Inform ation Abou t Your Sys tem As soon as you open y our X[...]

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    D–6[...]

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    A ABYC (American Boat and Y acht Council) 3–7 , 3–8 , 3–10 , 3–11 , 3–12 AC panel illustra[...]

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    Ind ex IX –2 buzz in audio equipment 5– 2 C cable sizes calculating for XPower 1 200 Plus 3–6 [...]

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    IX –3 Inde x inverter back panel featur es described 2–5 dat e of pu rc hase D–3 electrical sp[...]

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    Ind ex IX –4 remote switch jack 2–4 reserve capacity B–3 resi de nti al 3– 4 Return Material[...]

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    XPower Inverter 1200 PLUS 1750 PLUS Owner’s Guide t: 1-800-670-0707 (toll-free) f: 1-800-994-7828 [...]