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  1. wp1234

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    Just wondering if anyone can help me with a problem .I’ve been given a suitcase generator a Camping mate KGE 980TC ( I think made by Kippor) and frankly it’s like new and starts first time every time .
    For the life of me I can’t find a copy of the manual on the internet anywhere so have absolutely no idea if it’s any use in the Motorhome for the emergency battery charging situation ( which I will try to avoid of course) Question are:-
    Is it worth lugging around in the back of the van, will it charge my batteries via 240 EHU if needed ?
    Will any harm come to my Sergent EC 325 charging unit using this unit ?
    Roughly how long would this unit take to charge 2 X 110 Amp batts
    Does anyone have one on the forum ?

    Thanks in advance
     
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    savantuk Read Only Funster

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    Sorry, I can't help with the original manual. If you think it is a Kipor, try and find the equivalent Kipor gennie, and download a PDF for that.

    You are a lucky, lucky beggar! I wish someone would give me a gennie!!
     
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    It will charge your batteries via the onboard charger via the EHU point, how fast will depend on your vans charger, I imagine it will be 20a plus.

    Regards,

    Gary
     
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    This any use:

    http://www.kipor.nl/KIPOR/KGE980Tc.htm

    Not an inverter one so just a bit "iffy" when it comes to electronic systems.
     
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    Thanks all for the info much appreciated ... just tried it through my EHU and it works a treat ,charges at 12 Amps which will be great in an emergency - pretty quiet as well .
     
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    If you give Planet a call 0845 2996969 press option 2 for support, on of my people will be able to send you an insturction manual. Just tell them Simon told you to call!
    Simon
     
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