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I have a rockstone 2000 watt transformer that has a ground fault. getting 180 volts from the box to ground. what could cause this.

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SOURCE: transformer 110-220

Less expensive to replace the heating element. But if you already have a 1000 watt transformer then just go that route

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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If the transformer wires are shorted together, this will burn up the transformer. Normally transformers on the LV side (24 volt) are not grounded, but the solenoids that they control could be grounded, and a t-stat wire that is unintentionally grounded could burn up the transformer, but its not likely.

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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Yes - you can - as long as the power supply has a 30Amp rating or more.

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Posted on Dec 29, 2009

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SOURCE: my 2000 Fleetwood Discovery Motorhome

Terry this unit has 2 AC outputs so the reading that you got is correct. I am trying to surmise the actual problem that you have. You may have lost a system ground in the mobile home which would give you power as you stated but no power to the mobile home as the system ground has been lost.

Dumb questions time.

1. Battery voltage above 10 Volts?
2. Have you checked the DC Fuse?
3. Have you reset the breaker on the control panel?

Last test.. is to disconnect all outputs and try a voltage test again. A system distribution short will cause the inverter to go into the self protect mode.

Kelly

Have you reset the breaker

Posted on Aug 25, 2010

SOURCE: My 600 watt 12 volt

1) Amazon sells 600Watt power pack:
http://www.amazon.com/Malibu-8100-9600-01-Voltage-Power-Transformer/sim/B002ZRPM4A/2

2) I bought new 300Watt Malibu power pack at Home Depot about 2 months ago.
Near the lighting section.
My new power pack has electronic time clock, so no more 'slow clock.'
I think Home Depot had 600Watt.
Lowes carries different brand.

3) Manuals for power packs at Malibu lights.com
http://www.malibulights.com/customer_service/owners_manuals.aspx

4) Tips for buying and taking care of power pack:
-Match up wattage of bulbs with wattage of power pack
-15 each X 20 watt bulbs = 300 watts, so install 300Watt power pack
-Installing a 500W power pack on 300W of bulbs will burn out bulbs and power pack.
-Replace bulbs as soon as they burn out or other bulbs will burn out and power pack will burn out.
-When working on bulbs, unplug power pack or it may burn out.
http://www.malibulights.com/guides_support/low_voltage_planning_guide/select_your_power_pack

5) How to install power pack.
Before unplugging old power pack, check which bulbs are not working.
Replace bulbs using phillips screwdriver.
Unplug power pack.
Notice how wires are connected to power pack, write down terminal connections.
Some power packs have three terminals ... extra terminal is for additional photoelectric eye.
Use pliers or screwdriver to disconnect wires.
New power pack has has same terminals.
Plug in power pack.
Read instruction manual before connecting wires.
Save instruction manual because a few years that manual won't be around as products change.

Posted on Dec 03, 2010

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