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    Ellies inverter

    I don't think they that bad. I have the older 2000VA unit which got given a dead short on the output and all it needed was a "hidden" fuse at the back replaced. My Mecer 2400VA on the other hand was toast and half the trannies blown inside when the same thing happened. So much for "Short...
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    Which stores or products do you miss the most?

    Red wine and smokes
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    The utter absurdity of what you can and cannot buy in shops

    Well there is none for sale around here - where did you get the above info from? link?
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    Mecer 2400VA Inverter (Community Support)

    From what i've read it's always good practise to have a breaker/fuse between battery banks. If one battery goes wrong, develops an internal short or something, horrible things can happen. Especially true of banks in parallel.
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    Ellies inverter issue with TV and monitors

    I have the Ellies 2400VA /1440w and my TV also goes off (into standby) when the power cuts and i have to switch it back on again, but its fine and works perfectly after that. I just assumed the inverter was too slow in kicking in for the TV. My HTPC, amp and everything else doesn't seem to...
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    Mecer 2400VA Inverter (Community Support)

    I would have put the fuse/breaker between the 2 batteries (3rd pic 3.jpg) as opposed to between the inverter and battery bank. It's 24v so if something goes wrong and there is a massive current draw if it breaks between the 2 batteries it essentially cuts the supply completely.
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    Mecer 2400VA Inverter (Community Support)

    I think you'll get much more than 3.5hrs Bertoos - maybe double that!
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    Mecer 2400VA Inverter (Community Support)

    Eish those guys aren't shy to charge! I got from these guys - 63amp DC circuit breaker R80 bucks. https://www.securityandmore.co.za/search?type=product&q=DC+circuit+breaker
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    Which smartphone do you currently use?

    Blackberry KEY2 Quality, Security, Battery life, Keyboard
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    Which TV series are you currently watching?

    Walking Dead
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    Court rules hidings for kids officially illegal

    Small kids have no understanding. My son, he was 4 maybe 5, was able to unclip the car seat he was strapped to in the back and I stopped at the side of the road twice to clip him back in and “If you do that again you getting a hiding”. 5 mins later “click” so I stopped again, took him out...
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