AnswerID: 485390 Submitted: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 at 20:26
The inverter will work best close to the battery as there will be a power loss with long wires.
I have made up 8mm twin core wires from my inverter on a 50cm lead finishing with an anderson
If i were you, I would wire up some 8mm wire direct from your battery, cut a small hole and then mount an anderson
plug where you can reach it. Once you have done this you can just plug your inverter in when ever you wish to use it.
Having the anderson
plug will also enable you to use it on the front of your van or even from your car if its fitted with an anderson
Just run a short 240 volt extension lead to your washing machine from your inverter.
I would just like to say that even know your inverter is quite large enough to run the washing machine, I think the inverter will struggle to keep up enough power. I think inverters
should only be run whilst the battery is charging for example running the engine on your car when its plugged in to your anderson
Good luck with this,
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