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    Default Camping inverters

    Anyone know whether we should be earthing the small inverters we take while camping - and if so should we earth to the chassis? Mine is 500W.
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    Default Re: Camping inverters

    Paul, yes, afaik, however I never have and have never had a problem.
    There is a fuse between the 12V battery supply and the inverter though.
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    Default Re: Camping inverters

    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Dold View Post
    Anyone know whether we should be earthing the small inverters we take while camping - and if so should we earth to the chassis? Mine is 500W.
    There might be risk involved in earthing equipment working on 220V if the operating instructions do not say you must or where no earth is provided.
    A number of inverters do not have isolation between the battery DC side and the 220VAC side.

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