FlexPower One with FWX 240 Transformer

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Doromaner
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FlexPower One with FWX 240 Transformer

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I am going off grid where the appliances available are generally 220 Volts at 60 Hertz. Can a FWX transformer be integrated into a FlexPower One for a clean design.
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Re: FlexPower One with FWX 240 Transformer

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A better solution would be having the system built with a 230 volt inverter from the start.

Is there a reason you don't want to go that way?
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Re: FlexPower One with FWX 240 Transformer

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An Even better option would be the "W" Versions of inverters... They are 240VAC out at 60 Hz.
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Re: FlexPower One with FWX 240 Transformer

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SteveHiggins wrote:An Even better option would be the "W" Versions of inverters... They are 240VAC out at 60 Hz.
I think that really depends on whether or not the OP has a need for 120 volt loads.

One comment the OP made, that I hadn't investigated a bit further in my reply (and should have -- some folks at OutBack were kind enough to remind me that the OP might just have those 110/120 volt devices), was the comment about 220 volt appliances.

If the majority of their lower power consuming devices are still 120 volt devices, a better solution =would= be to add a PSX-240 to support the 220 volt appliances and have the inverter support the 110/120 volt devices directly. The PSX-240 can be mounted directly outside the FP1, allowing their 220/240 volt appliances to be supplied by it, while the 110/120 volt devices are powered by the inverter.
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