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Harman xxv battery backup issue

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by lkout4trucks, Nov 23, 2012.

  1. lkout4trucks

    lkout4trucks New Member

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    I have a harman xxv and have a small solar generator that I'm wanting to use to power it during outages. It's a simple 12v and inverter setup. When I run the harman xxv off I it it just pulses the blower. Is there something else I need to make this work?

    Thanks
    Brad

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  2. kinsmanstoves

    kinsmanstoves Minister of Fire

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    That is all it will do on an inverter unless it is a modified sine waves set up.

    Eric
  3. lkout4trucks

    lkout4trucks New Member

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    It is a modified sine wave inverter. Is there maybe something (a different setting or something) that needs to be adjusted?
  4. kinsmanstoves

    kinsmanstoves Minister of Fire

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    #4 DIP switch setting should be in the on position. Yours is probably in the off position.

    Eric
  5. lkout4trucks

    lkout4trucks New Member

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    That was it. Thanks a bunch I couldn't find that info anywhere.
  6. lessoil

    lessoil Minister of Fire

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    Could you explain?? Thanks!
  7. lkout4trucks

    lkout4trucks New Member

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    Unplug stove, Take the circuit board off. There will be a switch with multiple levers for on or off. Number 4 needs to be in the on position. Reinstall. Done.
  8. lkout4trucks

    lkout4trucks New Member

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    On the xxv there is a spot when your looking right at the dials where you could carefully remove some of the decal on the front and then with a tooth pick reach in and change settings.
  9. Woody1911a1

    Woody1911a1 Feeling the Heat

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    just curious what your solar "generator" is rated at ? is it at least 150 watts ?
  10. lkout4trucks

    lkout4trucks New Member

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    The inverter is 900continuous/1800 max. The panel for right now is 100watts (and growing). I'll need to get it up to about 350-500watts solar so I can run the stove for 8-10hrs a day without draining my batteries.

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