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Old 12-02-2013, 08:18 PM   #31
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To add even more confusion to db measurements, while 10 db is 10X the sound pressure level, loudness is subjective. If you ask 1000 people to turn up a sound source until it is twice as loud, a sound pressure meter on the A weighted scale (one that matches hearing frequency response) would indicate a measured 10db increase. 1 db is about the smallest difference a trained ear can detect. Aren't logarithmic scales interesting?
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Old 12-03-2013, 08:30 AM   #32
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Aren't logarithmic scales interesting?
Even though I have a decent understanding, I still say NO!
Good explanation though, Jon.
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Old 12-03-2013, 09:10 PM   #33
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Search in the archives for "Honda EU 2000i and Dometic Penguin A/C with Smart Start.
Since I did the search to read the topic, here's the link: Honda EU2000i and Dometic Penguin A/C with SmartStart
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Old 12-03-2013, 10:47 PM   #34
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Honda 3000i Handi. 77 lbs. dry. The AC needs 2400 watts to start, a 2000 won't do it. Works for us in our 19, but I've only needed it twice.

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honda 2000 or 3000 will work fine.quite and portable.we really use them in rescue and fire fighting work. can be found most any where.good place to look is camping world.
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Old 05-19-2017, 12:24 PM   #36
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Another soft start option that might help

"I contacted Micro-Air and asked them about their soft starters, and which one would work with our RV A/C units. I was told: The EasyStart 3T will provide a minimum of a 50% decrease in the Locked Rotor Amp (LRA), bringing the A/C amp spike to (or below) 31a"

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