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(Barbara M. writes...)
I would like to know if the 4000 watt Champion generator that I just bought is going to be enough to run my AC in my Keystone Montana 2955rl.
Coleen, the working while RVing editor replies:
Maybe. It depends in part on how the generator is rated. Some get their ratings from their maximum output. Trouble is, they can't maintain that output for more than a few minutes.
Your better generators are likely to have what I consider a truer rating. We like our Honda. I wouldn't balk at a Yamaha. You'll also find they are more expensive.
It also depends on what else you are running besides your air conditioner. Add a coffee maker or the microwave, and you've added a lot of extra drain. Even things that take less electricity, such as your TV, computer, lights, or a slow cooker add up. Go to the RV Life and Travel blog.
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