Inverter stupid question

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Inverter stupid question

Postby Kommy000 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:17 am

This is somewhat a stupid question but does Freedom 32 come with a built in inverter to run AC stuff when not at the dock?
My last boat I added 1500w inverter myself right to the battery bank.
If it has to be added, any recommendations on how to run it. My battery bank is in aft bunk section and most inverters I see come with 2' cable and it is always recommended to have it as close as possible to the battery bank.
I would like to have my inverter as close as possible to a seating area or nav table so I can plugin my go pros and laptops to charge otherwise I have to run an extension cord through the galley all the way from aft bunk if I wire the inverter where the batteries at.
Can I just get real thick cable and run it 12 feet to the batteries from the nav table and have it in plain site to plugin my appliances to charge? Again, don't need much, was going to buy a $150 inverter from Amazon. I know there are inverters available to plugin into cigarette lighters that I got all over the boat but I don't want to do that since they are usually wired with pretty thin wires and I don't want to have any issues if I decide to run a power drill if I'm working on something or a finishing sander.
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Re: Inverter stupid question

Postby drcscruggs » Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:28 am

FWIW,
I have a F32 and I don't think it was a standard feature. If you have one then it was probably added. I like your thoughts and feel that you are thinking correctly. I am in Galveston Texas. Where are you? Best. Charles
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