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Posted: 11/17/21 05:20pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Right now I run the Dish from the inverter. I also run a separate cord to the 30A shore inlet so the whole TT is on 120V.
When I go to run the gen for a quick batt charge I just swap the gen cord for the inverter cord at the exterior shore power inlet and flip the charger breaker on. Kind of a PITA but it works.
I don't know any other way around it because the Dish sat needs constant power.

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goducks10 wrote:

Right now I run the Dish from the inverter. I also run a separate cord to the 30A shore inlet so the whole TT is on 120V.
When I go to run the gen for a quick batt charge I just swap the gen cord for the inverter cord at the exterior shore power inlet and flip the charger breaker on. Kind of a PITA but it works.
I don't know any other way around it because the Dish sat needs constant power.


Run a separate 120V outlet from the inverter to where your sat receiver is. Wire that new outlet directly to the inverter. Sat receiver gets it's power only from the inverter. No more sat resets.

Inverter now acts like a "constant on" UPS for your Sat receiver.

Downside is you will need to always keep your inverter turned on whether you have shore power or gen power in order for the sat receiver to work..

Or as I mentioned, pony up to a better inverter which has a built in automatic transfer switch and will switch from shore input to inverter and back automatically. The limitation to that setup is you generally will have to choose what circuits you want to have on the inverter depending on how you wire things..

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