Inverter > ac wire length = overload
Perhaps I am doing something wrong here but I am trying to understand this situation. From my inverter, I have a plug that direct feeds an electrical outlet in my shed. From that outlet I ran about 100ft of 12-2 wire to feed one outlet in my bedroom. I have run a long 100ft extension cord without problem to run 800 watts of Christmas lights as a test. The issue is, the second I plug in anything to my regular AC inverter fed outlets after that 100ft of 12-2 wire, the inverter trips / overload. Is this because of the length of wire to run the AC power off the inverter? My wiring is all OK as I hooked direct house power to that leg and all outlets tested OK. What do I need to make this work? I have my solar panels 3 feet from my shed and control center in my shed. The distances are all very short but I want to feed an outlet in my bedroom. I ran a separate line and have a 15amp breaker in the house before the bedroom outlet.
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