Microwave Installation

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  1. Damon

    Damon Well-Known Member Supporting Captain

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    Hi All,

    With the very limited space, I installed the microwave in the V-Berth (I adopted this idea from Rusty Rod):

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    Damon Well-Known Member Supporting Captain

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    The house batteries (220 amp-hours combined) are verily enough to power the inverter (it dips down to 11.5 volts). Therefore, I combine the house batteries with the start battery (for a total of 325 amp-hours) with the motor running to run the microwave. When I plug into shore power, it bypasses the inverter and brings direct power to the microwave.
     
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    Great idea! If I was spending more nights out on the boat like I used to, I'd do this. And I wouldn't have to worry about battery power with my genny, another plus.
     

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