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Old 01-01-2013, 04:08 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by beltor View Post
I was going to add battery's to my house for emergency power, I was told that battery's will creat a gas and you should not charge them in the house?
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Old 01-01-2013, 04:20 PM   #12
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Old 01-01-2013, 04:39 PM   #13
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What I need the batteries for is my wife's oxigen condenser. A generator could work the problem is she could not work it if I am not home. With havering a battery system she could have power till I get home. Will need to run 600 wots.
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600 watts is 50 amps on the 12 volt side. Maybe 1 to 1-1/2 hours run time per fair sized deep cycle battery.
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Your concentrator runs on AC, right? You will need an inverter to change DC in the batteries to AC- and 600 watts is a pretty stiff continuous draw. Since there are losses from the inverter, as the man said- about 1 to 1.5 hrs off a typical Marine deep cycle battery that is FULLY charged (don't even think about a car battery). You may be better off with a decent sized oxygen tank for emergency use.
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