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Victron Autotransformer wiring options

Boat currently has 120 30amp service

needs 220v for new ac

1 option ( I’m told) is to pull 120v from a breaker on main panel

to the victron autotransformer and the 220v out to the ac unit


2 option

ac out 1 from Quattro to autotransformer wired to 120/120/220

split then 120 to A side of current panel 120 to B side and the 220 to a sub panel with breaker for the ac unit.


is one way better than the other.?

im concerned about option 1 because I can’t find anything like that described in any victron manual


Autotransformer
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wkirby answered ·

Option 1 would look like this:

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That image is taken from the datasheet here:
https://www.victronenergy.com/upload/documents/Datasheet-Autotransformer-32A-and-100A-EN.pdf

Instead of the source being an Inverter / Charger as depicted, it would be the breaker in your panel. Does that help you?


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goboating answered ·

Ok, but if I do it option 1


what about ground relay in the inverter?

it says it needs to be used?

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