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I am sorting out an off grid power supply. The basic set up is low usage items run 24 7 on an inverter via a battery bank. Then for a set period each day the genny will go on to
a, charge the batts
b provide power for the heavy consumption items.
The heavy & low consumption items will be supplied from sepperate trips / circuits.
Each aspect of the wiring on its own I have no problem with:
batt to inverter to fuse board 1 (low power)
charger to batt
genny to charger
genny to fuse board 2 (high power)
The questions are:
How will all these systems interact with each other?
Can they all be left wired up full time & switched on & off as needed (basicaly thinking just turning the genny on & off & leave the rest to it)?
When the charger is turned off I cant measure any resistance across the plus & minus cables so does that mean it wont drain the batt if left connected?
Whilst charging will I see any interfearance on the inverted power (prob likely that very little will be on the inverter whilst genny is running any way)?
The genny, fuse box 1 & 2 & inverter (& hence all the sockets) will all be earth bonded together & via a large earth spike/rod.
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