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I have a question about a waco MSP 702 invertor - we were on

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I have a question about a waco MSP 702 invertor - we were on a campsite last night and the mains power failed, so we turned the invertor on. The mains power then come back on and off a few times in rapid succession. We thought we smelt a "burning" smell - but checked the compartment where all the electrics reside and there appeared to be no problem.
When trying the inverter today, it does not work. I have restarted and after a long sequence of bleeps, the power status indicator stays red and the input level stats green.
Not sure what to try next!!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I am Tech Michael, that particular model now needs a new power MOSFET. It is an inexpensive part, and is easily replaced by any electronic technician. If you have soldering rework experience, I can walk you through this repair. But if you dont have that experience and equipment It would be best handled by a local repair shop.

If this unit is less that 1 year old please let me know.

In any case, I will stick with you until this is complete.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Michael - the inverter is about 6 years old. I live in UK, but I am in Norway at the moment. I can't solder! Is the MOSFET a part that would have to be ordered from Waeco - or is it a standard item?
Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.

Hi Try this site first I know its a US site but hopefully they will ship to you.

Please let me know on that

www.digikey.com

Tech Michael

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Should i just be able to get the part at a waeco dealer?
Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.

Hi yes you can try that, but they used to Not deal with consumers , only shops ;-(

Let me know how that goes?

http://www.waeco.com/International/

Thank you

Tech Michael

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