RJR
Need to install inverter so I can use my cpap when we can't get a site with power.
What would be best.. run wiring through floor or front wall of my 155?
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raytaylr
How many watts does it require? Many of the small inverters use a cig lighter adapter. Or you could tap into theback of the lighter power source at the tv connection. Mine's above the fridge. Or into the power panel under the drawers
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sunvalleyjoe
the person that owned mine before me tapped into the main battery feed before it went into inverter/charger.He installed in line fuse and cig lighter by front door. I have never used it except to charge cell phone.He use 10 ga wire hope this helps. GBA!!SVJ
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RJR
  • We've had our 155 for 3 yyears. I'll go out now and try to find the cig lighter. I've missed it til now. 
  • I really prefer to have the inverter mounted permanently under the dining table. 
  • Gracias 
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sunvalleyjoe
not sure if cig lighters are standard. Our 150 also has one on side of sink by the bed. Another one underneath the front seat by the water heater and furnace.Not sure how similar 155 is to the 150. GBA!!SVJ 
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jackgomez
I purchased a model specific 12 volt adapter for my cpap and plug it into the cigarette plug in the charging center next to the a/c in my 155xl. I have a portable 100 watt solar panel that keeps my battery charged. Easier and more flexible  than the inverter route. 
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sunvalleyjoe
Sounds good. I did everything to avoid a generator but at 70 finally got one for my birthday. Best move I made. We have plenty of sun in Nevada but I do not have patience to hook up the panels and wait for the sun Ha ha . GBA!!SVJ
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RJR
Thanks all for the comments. After so many of you mentioned the cigarette lighter I went out and again searched everywhere...my 155 has no cigarette lighter.
The inverter is now installed with cables coming in thru floor into area by water heater then thru it's wall under dinette. 
Secured the rubber floor membrane with staples and then used one of those flood light fixtures to run cables thru. They attach normally with two screws. I used 5 plus the gasket with one cable thru each side hole and plugged the center. I then filled the cavity with silicone. I'll augment my generator for recharging the battery with a solar panel unit. 
Thanks again for all the suggestions 
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sunvalleyjoe
Sounds like you did a good job. If I was still working service  call would have been at least $75 an hour. RV wiring is pretty simple if you take your time and do things neat and do not cut corners. GBA!!SVJ
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