Question about Xantrex Technology Xantrex SW Series Inverter/Charger 4000 Watt, 24 Volt (456057) Power Supply

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I have a customer that recently replaced his generator, problem is , he got a 120 VAC output. He has 2 SW 4024 for 240 VAC output. Can I hookup the 120VAC to the master inverter, or should I get a transformer to step up the voltage, to feed both inverters?

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  • Guy Larson Apr 01, 2011

    Customers are always wanting to save money. I was hoping to get a reason why I can not hook up the 120 to a single inverter.

  • Guy Larson Apr 01, 2011

    I have a customer that has 2 SW 4024 inverters. He recently replaced his generator with 120 VSC output instead of 240 VaC. Can I simply hook the 120VAC output to the master inverter? I know the bypass switch will not function properly, and may need to do some rewiring in that area.

  • Guy Larson Apr 01, 2011

    I am afraid you guys are not getting the question. The question has nothing to do with the output of the inverter, only the input from a generator. I am not convinced that you know the operations or specifications of Xantrex equipment.

    I definitely want a refund!!!!

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Yes you can hook it up however it will no no longer put out 240 but 120 ,, if you need the 240 use a step up transformer..

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Guy,

All inverters have an operating range and it is definitely not converting 120 volts to 240 volts. So, you must step it up to 220 or 240 volts and then use the device.

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Hello,

I will accept the second option which is getting transformer.

Go ahead and get a transformer in order to step up the voltage. This is better than hooking up the 120V AC to the master inverter.

In summary, get a transformer to step up the voltage.

I hope this is clear now....

Good luck.

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