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Is it possible to use say
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-T25-T4-T5-Camper-Electrical-Mains-Hook-Up-Kit-New/281106628820?_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851&_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIC.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20140122125356%26meid%3D18ed49ca82d7438bb262bb5458553037%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D4%26rkt%3D6%26mehot%3Dpp%26sd%3D321369251372&rt=nc
And run a http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/171386310024?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
on the 6amp charger circuit? I cant see this as possible but was wondering if there is any expertise in the forum on this subject?
Currently I have a 100 AH Yuasa leisure battery and trying to work out what would be an adequate charger/ MCB to fit?
I am going to source parts individually as it seems a hell of a lot cheaper then buying a kit but using this as an example.
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I have installed one of these in the rear cupboard where our battery is housed, I shortened the cable and run it to the false fog light, off that I run a double socket to the top of the unit, one under the stove for our fridge and off the other a 12v transformer that charges the battery when plugged in, I used this as it was left over from our days camping, but it has everything you need built in

 

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I have installed one of these in the rear cupboard where our battery is housed, I shortened the cable and run it to the false fog light, off that I run a double socket to the top of the unit, one under the stove for our fridge and off the other a 12v transformer that charges the battery when plugged in, I used this as it was left over from our days camping, but it has everything you need built in

Also put a hole in the side of the unit so it could be earthed to the van on the earthing bolt inside the van behind the rear lights
 

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Is it possible to use say
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-T25-T4-T5-Camper-Electrical-Mains-Hook-Up-Kit-New/281106628820?_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851&_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIC.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20140122125356%26meid%3D18ed49ca82d7438bb262bb5458553037%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D4%26rkt%3D6%26mehot%3Dpp%26sd%3D321369251372&rt=nc
And run a http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/171386310024?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
on the 6amp charger circuit? I cant see this as possible but was wondering if there is any expertise in the forum on this subject?
Currently I have a 100 AH Yuasa leisure battery and trying to work out what would be an adequate charger/ MCB to fit?
I am going to source parts individually as it seems a hell of a lot cheaper then buying a kit but using this as an example.
Cheers
Yes. You can connect the charger to the 6A feed on the RCD. The 6A RCD feed is rated at 1.2Kw, the charger when delivering Max charge output at 10 A will only consume a little over 150 watts so no problem.
 

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I have installed one of these in the rear cupboard where our battery is housed, I shortened the cable and run it to the false fog light, off that I run a double socket to the top of the unit, one under the stove for our fridge and off the other a 12v transformer that charges the battery when plugged in, I used this as it was left over from our days camping, but it has everything you need built in

I was considering using one of these actually and just earthing it to the shell as its a lot tidier not have wires exposed. Is the on -board trips adequate to everything you need as they are predominantly for tent usage . Which I am guessing would be for powering smaller devices than in a motor home such as a battery charger?
What is the amp on the rcd and mcb's?
is it a 40a, 30ma rcd?
 

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Me and my girlfriend have powered all sorts off them from the fridge, laptop to hair dryer and straighteners and never had any issue with it, I have tripped it from having a faulty neutral in the double socket I installed in the unit so it works as you want it to

the description of it states;

"The unit has a 10 Amp double pole MCB and 25 Amp RCD protection, and comes complete with a 20 metre cable extension fitted with a blue 240v site plug, and pole fitting clips."
 
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