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Old 08-01-2022, 08:58 PM   #1
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Old 08-03-2022, 10:55 AM   #2
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Wildest guess in the world: you have a long cable run (10 feet) from the battery to the inverter, coupled with a small gauge wire (12 instead of 10, leading to a voltage drop (barely 12.1 at the inverter, instead of 12.7). So when you hook a 100 watt device to your 400 watt inverter, the low voltage alarm goes off. with a reading of 11 volts.

More details would help narrow down the issue!
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Old 08-23-2022, 09:07 PM   #3
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Wildest guess in the world: you have a long cable run (10 feet) from the battery to the inverter, coupled with a small gauge wire (12 instead of 10, leading to a voltage drop (barely 12.1 at the inverter, instead of 12.7). So when you hook a 100 watt device to your 400 watt inverter, the low voltage alarm goes off. with a reading of 11 volts.

More details would help narrow down the issue!
So, you’re either an electrical engineer with mind reading abilities or a mind reader that’s an electrical hobbiest ;.
I would have started then stop with “More details would help narrow down the issue!”
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No, I was just having a little fun at my own expense -- that "diagnosis" describes what happened to me several years ago.

I think the Serengeti owner has fled back into the jungle.
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