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Old 07-26-17, 01:31 PM   #13
oil pan 4
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You are correct, a normal on/off compressor A/C needs a larger breaker. So far I have not been able to catch this unit using more than 6 amps.
I think it does this for 2 reasons, because it's an inverter so there is no inrush, it's high efficiency so it moves more BTU's with less power and it's over sized.
It's actually using almost the same wattage draw as the portable semi open loop A/C that wasn't cooling the house off.
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