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Title: Inverter problems
Post by: eagle10 on November 17, 2006, 01:59:37 PM
I have a Heart Interface Model 20 inverter that has repair issues. Anyone know of a good repair shop near Maine or East Coast? Anyone hve a good working inverter for sale?
Title: Re: Inverter problems
Post by: Ace on November 17, 2006, 02:35:02 PM
I paid $500 bucks for mine used and re-furbished and it still works great. i looked this up for you. You may have already seen it but it doesn't appear to be a bad price!

Ebay 9702562908

Title: Re: Inverter problems
Post by: belfert on November 17, 2006, 03:41:43 PM
This doesn't help with the repair issues, but Sun Electronics (www.sunelec.com) sells a refurb replacement for $600.

Does anybody really fix electronics like inverters these days?  Xantrex might be able to point you to a repair shop since they bought Heart I believe.

Brian Elfert
Title: Re: Inverter problems
Post by: jjrbus on November 17, 2006, 04:27:38 PM
 I sent mine to     www.tekrispower.com         they are in NJ.   Took thier time getting it back to me.
Title: Re: Inverter problems
Post by: pvcces on November 18, 2006, 09:43:12 PM
-For service work, we haven't much to complain about with Xantrex in Arlington, Washington. The only real trouble I've had with them was repairing a 32 volt inverter, not one of their regular items. On that one, they took quite a while, and they set the output of the charger to about twice what it was supposed to be.

Then, when the same unit quit a few years later, they said that they wouln't support it any longer, and they wouldn't budge on it.

It was a 1997 black case Heart that they repaired on warranty. Everything else that I've asked them to do, they've been fine.

They're online and their support number is (408) 987-6030.

Good luck.

Tom Caffrey
Ketchikan, Alaska