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Old 09-01-2016, 08:56 PM   #1
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Questions on the 1500 Watt inverter

1. Does anyone know the make/model of the 1500 Watt Inverter ($850) on the 2017 21' Escape?

2. Is it a modified sine wave inverter or pure sine wave inverter?
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Old 09-01-2016, 09:24 PM   #2
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1. Does anyone know the make/model of the 1500 Watt Inverter ($850) on the 2017 21' Escape?

2. Is it a modified sine wave inverter or pure sine wave inverter?
Great question - I would like to know too!
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Old 09-01-2016, 10:43 PM   #3
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In past discussions the Samlex SSW-1500-12A has been listed as the supplied 1500 watt inverter; however, specific models of equipment can change with time, so the current model would need to be confirmed with Escape. The Samlex SSW series are "pure" sine wave inverters.
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In past discussions the Samlex SSW-1500-12A has been listed as the supplied 1500 watt inverter; however, specific models of equipment can change with time, so the current model would need to be confirmed with Escape. The Samlex SSW series are "pure" sine wave inverters.
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Location of the 1500 watt inverter on a 2017 21' Escape

Does anyone know where the inverter is installed in a 21' Escape?
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Old 09-02-2016, 07:40 PM   #6
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Does anyone know where the inverter is installed in a 21' Escape?
i think curb dinette bench, but not positive.

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Does anyone know where the inverter is installed in a 21' Escape?
I think it depends on the dinette. U-shape or standard. All I know is my buds that have a standard dinette (classic) and the placement in Ten Forward is different.. because I have the U-shape dinette.
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Does anyone know where the inverter is installed in a 21' Escape?
It does depend on dinette type. Cathy showed all of the electrical components in her discussion of 21' electrical photos; those show the inverter beside the battery case in the back bench of the dinette, but this location doesn't exist in the standard dinette. The battery location in a standard dinette is in the curbside dinette bench, so that would be a logical location for the inverter, but that would need to be confirmed.
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The battery location in a standard dinette is in the curbside dinette bench, so that would be a logical location for the inverter, but that would need to be confirmed.
Thanks Brian B-P...

Assuming the inverter is a Samlex brand, their installation directions call for a 1.2 meter maximum distance from the battery. So, I would agree that the curb side rear bench would be the logical location.
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For those of you interested, ETI has advised me that the current inverter being offered is the Carmannah GP-HS 1500, this is a High Surge, Pure Sine Wave Inverter.
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