Catamaran electrical power:


Old 10-07-13, 08:55 AM
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Catamaran electrical power:

My Cat is electically wired for 110v I now need to convert 110v to 220v to power the washing machine-how can I do this?
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Old 10-07-13, 09:28 AM
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Welcome to the forums from Africa

It may be easier and a lot less costly to try to get a 110/120v washer.

You can use an autoformer to raise the voltage. I specifically looked for units that could be inverter driven. You'll need to check the power requirements of your washer.

Auto Transformer 4500 VA 120/240 VAC

The following Xantrex unit is in limited supply and a bit on the costly side.
Xantrex Trace T240 Transformer
Step-Up/Step-Down Transformer 120-240-120 VAC |

Several listed here.
Old 10-07-13, 09:31 AM
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How do you get 110v on your boat? Is it from shore power, generator or inverter?
Old 10-07-13, 12:36 PM
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I believe its been wired for shore power.

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