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Power Requirements of the MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vent w/ 12V Fan and Thermostat # MA00-05100K  


I have a Renogy Lycan solar generator for my primary power source in a converted van/RV. Direct hard-wire is not an option. What would I need to I adapt this fan to plug it into the DC or AC power outlets? Also, what is the operational voltage, wattage, and amp draw? Ive found a lot of conflicting info on the amperage for this fan 5 amps at max power vs 5 amps at minimum power. My generator has 5.5 mm jack plugs or USB for DC plug in options. The DC jack has a max 60 watt/5 amp output at 12v.


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The MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vent w/ 12V Fan and Thermostat # MA00-05100K that you referenced runs on 12 volts and draws 5 amps max. If your DC outlet can handle 5 amps then this would work but it would be right at the limit.

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Jim J.


I would like to update to one of fans but I don’t know if the wiring is sufficient how would I find out this?

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Chris R.


You could use a multimeter like # BTMT15 to see how much power is running along the existing circuit. If you currently have a fan installed at that location though I have to imagine you have enough power to simply upgrade the unit.

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