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Old 02-04-2018, 08:14 PM   #101
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Installing the 4600 Remote

For those who installed the Wildcat. How long is the cable from the converter to the 4600 Remote? And where did you install the 4600 Remote?
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Old 02-04-2018, 08:31 PM   #102
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just skimmed and skipped through this thread, and let me throw MY two bits in.

the Parallax crummy converter in my 2008 Casita died, so I replaced with a PD4645, a more or less bolt in job. The PD4645 can be set for different battery types, and only does the 4th stage 'equalization' thing on wet cells.

seems to work well enough, BUT... my Casita has all LED lamps inside (my own upgrade), and if I turn on 1 LED light when the Casita is plugged in and the battery is fully charged, the converter makes this kind of buzzy whistle, fairly high frequency. Turn on a 2nd light, the pitch changes. turn on a 3rd and it stops. it also buzzes when the battery is 80% or 90% charged.

I contacted PD about this, apparently its a known problem, and they are working on a fix. The said when they have an engineering fix in production they'll swap problematic converters.
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For those who installed the Wildcat. How long is the cable from the converter to the 4600 Remote? And where did you install the 4600 Remote?
I can't remember exactly. At least 4'. I talked to Best converter and they gave me the length. I mounted it right on front of the panel and the door closed right over it. I have not had any issues. The propane alarm does tend to go off when it is in boost mode.
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Installed Best Converter Upgrade for the WFCO 8955 today. For now I installed the remote pendant inside the power center door. One less visible blinking light at night.

Can always move/mount differently if needed. Since instructions state you can manually change the different charge modes, but not recommended. I mounted it here for now.

PD4655MBA WildKat 55 Amp Main Board Assembly for WFCO 8955 or Parallax 7155 (Includes 4600 Remote)

First picture is before with original WFCO converter, 2nd picture with the PD4655 WildKat converter installed and 3rd picture showing where I mounted the remote pendant.


Hardest part of this upgrade was deciding where to locate the remote pendant.
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