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That’s actually on Pro Power Onboard. Works a bit differently and not through the EVSE like Intelligent Backup Power does, so not technically related to the bi-directional feature. But it was a good follow up video to their original.

This fellow here did a nice charging video and has promissed a deep dive on the bi-directional stuff soon.
 

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That’s actually on Pro Power Onboard. Works a bit differently and not through the EVSE like Intelligent Backup Power does, so not technically related to the bi-directional feature. But it was a good follow up video to their original.

This fellow here did a nice charging video and has promissed a deep dive on the bi-directional stuff soon.
Super helpful video. I ended up watching all 40+ minutes of it. Thanks!

I have an electric service question. I have 130 amp of available breaker space on my current service panel but they are not all in a line. I’m hoping it’s possible to rearrange the breakers to put them all together for the 100 amp service the pro charger needs. Anyone have expertise with this?
 

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Super helpful video. I ended up watching all 40+ minutes of it. Thanks!

I have an electric service question. I have 130 amp of available breaker space on my current service panel but they are not all in a line. I’m hoping it’s possible to rearrange the breakers to put them all together for the 100 amp service the pro charger needs. Anyone have expertise with this?
Yeah, that‘s usually no issue.
 

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Yeah, that‘s usually no issue.
The real question is whether your service is large enough. A good discussion of the requirements is in this thread:
 

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The real question is whether your service is large enough. A good discussion of the requirements is in this thread:
Thanks! I’m really hoping the 320A service requirement is from SunRun for folks that have solar arrays and other sources of power coming into their house. I’ve got 200A service (like most others I imagine) which would not allow me to setup IHB, according to that infographic. I’d like to think there is a way to have a manual switch to do this if Ford/SunRun stick to this huge service requirement. It’s not vital to me that my truck automatically kicks into generator mode but I’d like to have the option to manually go throw a switch in the garage and get it going in the case of a power outage.
 

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I'm happy to see a video explaining some of the 'real world' aspects of using your Truck's battery to 'power' your home - most folks have no idea how this would work and therefore believe that they need some type of 'special' system to make it happen. The reality is that it's doubtful in some situations that you'll ever be able to power 'everything' in your home, at the same time, from this, or any other generator, whether a Ford Lightning, or an expensive 'gas' generator. It takes me back to my RVing and camping days where you are limited by the amount of power your campground provides, whether 30amp 120v, 50amp 240v, or just a simple 120v outlet - OR your own generator - in ALL cases you still have to MANAGE your usage, otherwise you trip a breaker - or, in this case, you cause the truck to 'turn off' the electricity until you reset it and have reduced your expectations!
Regardless, it's fantastic to have access to this much POWER without running a loud generator - and, might I add, much easier, even if you are simple, like me, and just use basic extension cords run into your home to plug 'important' items into...
 

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coming from Full-Timing in our motorhome for 6 1/2 years and experiencing ALL KINDS of power outlets, sources, and connections along the way, none of this phases me. I've installed 30amp and 50amp 240v outlets and runs and wirings for our needs many, many, many times. Our motorhome had a substantial INVERTER, as well, which brings in the capability of 'off-grid' living - which brings me to this video's point - no one can determine 'how long' your truck's battery will provide 'power' to your home - that is just not something anyone, even yourself, can know for certain.
What you can do, as we did many times when off-grid on the inverter in the motorhome, is monitor our power requirements, such as fans, microwave, phone charging, tv watching, and fridge usage, along with paying attention to the level of the batteries. I wish I had THIS size battery, of course, as our motorhome's system was made up of 4 deep-discharge 'golf cart' 6v batteries, and a sizable Magnum 2,000watt Inverter. In some situations, you might go 5 minutes, and in others you might go 5 hours, and overnight, with little 120v usage, you might go all night. Another consideration is the battery LEVEL when you need to make use of it - many of these discussions and videos 'assume' that the Truck will have a FULL 100% battery when a power outage occurs. Even Ford recommends that you only charge your vehicle up to 80% on a regular basis. So, the reality is that you'll never KNOW what the outcome is until the time comes. If you are one to want your truck's battery to run your home's HVAC air conditioning, I'll bet you won't last nearly as long as you will if you can get by with 120v fans. Using a large-draw 240v device like your oven for several hours to cook a turkey also might not be a good outcome. But, for the most part, with such a large battery bank as a 'generator' for your home, if you use it for your 'needs' rather than for you 'desires', you'll probably be surprised at it's longevity in the midst of what otherwise might be an aggravating situation. I think most folks will forgo the 'need' for a full 'whole house' automated backup system and simply do as they have done for many, many years - plug into their 'generator' for power, their FORD LIGHTNING generator!
 

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Great detail in this video. Also corrects the 320A requirement thing.
Great video and answers most of the unknowns. Only the real question is how much will the Home Integration System cost, then find your local electrician.
 
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