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Old 08-30-2014, 10:55 PM   #1
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Old 08-31-2014, 10:51 AM   #2
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Could you test this?

While I may have down this wrong, I tested this tool for a new inverter installation. It came up with 16 g wire. I think it should have been 4 gauge.
Can someone who knows their stuff double check the tool's outputs?

Useful if it is reliable.
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While I may have down this wrong, I tested this tool for a new inverter installation. It came up with 16 g wire. I think it should have been 4 gauge.
Can someone who knows their stuff double check the tool's outputs

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For the inverter install use the wire guage specified in the owners manual/installation guide. The maximum length is usually indicated.
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Using 12 v , 100 amp, variable load 3' length 75 insulation temp it said 4 ga what are the specs on the inverter max voltage. / amp draw? But if the inverter specifically states a wire size use it .

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Clearly I mis-guessed the amp rating. I used 15
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The inverter should have the information on it.

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