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My engel wont run on 12volt but will on 240 volt

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You will not find any service manual. You can try www.engelaustralia.com but I doubt it will help you. By the sounds of it your 12vdc oscillator is gone, it is usually a K3320 or similar on the old boards. On the new boards you would have to replace the board. G luck

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Ohm's law tells us that: volts = amps x resistance and watts =volts x amps. Watts (300) = volts (240) x Amps (?); or 300 / 240 = 1.25 Amps That means the inverter can supply up to 1.25 Amps to a 240 volt load.

The primary is 12 volts, this is just 1/20th of the secondary 240 volt output. Since the best you can ever get is 100% efficiency -this means you'll need to supply 20 times the current. 1.25 Amps (at 240V) x 20 = 25 Amps (at 12V). As a check, from above Ohm's law that states Watts=Volts X Amps we get: 12VDC x 25Amps = 300Watts. Check!

Some side notes. The Ohms law used above is for DC circuits and purely resistive loads on AC circuits. I do not know what your 1.25 A @ 240VAC load is - but I suspect it won't be purely resistive. Also, since we're working with an electronic inverter as opposed to a transformer and DC rectifier there are some things that push losses higher. You might need to provide a 30 Amp 12 VDC source voltage in order to provide the 1.25A @ 240VAC output. Lastly, I wouldn't not run the output at maximum for long periods of time - or at all. 1 Amp @ 240VAC would be much better.

I hope this answered your question & good luck! Please rate my reply - thank you.

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Perhaps a blown fuse.

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SOURCE: What temp is the best to run my 40 litre engel for 240 piwer and solar ??

Depends on how often and long the unit is left open, rule of thumb, fridge 4 deg C, freezer - 18 deg C.

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