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Maplin 12V Modified Sinewave 5000W Inverter

Code: A59LZ

  • 5000W continuous output to power a range of household appliances
  • Modified sinewave output
  • Two 240VAC output sockets to power several devices without additional converters

Product details

Maplin 12V Modified Sinewave 5000W Inverter

• 5000W continuous output to power a range of household appliances
• Modified sinewave output
• Two 240VAC output sockets to power several devices without additional converters
• 12VDC input from the battery using included alligator clips
• Weighing 10.8kg, the rugged mountable design (500 x 169 x 152mm) allows the inverter to be positioned out of the way
• Shutdown protection against power overload

What is an inverter?
An inverter is a converter that connects to a sealed lead acid (SLA) battery that is usually connected to a car, a truck or a solar panel. The inverter can connect to the battery either through a car accessory plug or by clipping directly to the battery. A mains powered device can then be plugged directly into the inverter’s AC socket. Inverters vary in capacity and can power devices of up to a specific wattage. Inverters can be split into two categories: pure sinewave and modified sinewave.

What makes this inverter unique?
This inverter connects directly to the car battery using the included alligator clips. The inverter has been designed so that it can be mounted out of the way while powering your devices. The twin mains sockets allow you to power several devices at the same time up to 5000W such as a microwave, a halogen heater or a television, allowing you to take your home comforts camping. It is highly efficient, converting over 85% of its energy into output power. The inverter includes shutdown protection to power down the inverter if the battery power drops below a certain level.

What is the difference between pure sinewave and modified sinewave?
All household mains sockets output a sinewave along the cable to transfer power from the source, such as the battery or plug to the product that is plugged in. This product is a modified sinewave inverter which produces a stepped approximation of a pure sinewave inverter which makes it easier to produce. A modified sinewave inverter can power devices such as laptops, printers and chargers, although some items may pick up interference from the inverter. A solution for this is to upgrade to a pure sinewave inverter, such as these. A pure sinewave inverter is used to power sensitive electronic devices such as power motors, power tools, clocks or microwaves.

Connector Battery clips
Cable length
Input voltage range 12 V
Standby input current: <1.1 A
Output voltage: 240 V
Output frequency: 50 Hz
Output power: 5000 W
Peak output power: 10,000 W
Output waveform MSW
Efficiency 85-90 %
Dimensions 500 x 169 x 152 mm
Weight 10,800 g
USB output N/A
Low battery protection YES
Shutdown protection YES

Wood this inverter be enough to power a 1300w coffee machine?

Asked by: Fatzak
this is a 5000W inverter so would be fine to use a 1300W item with it, however we do not recommend using items with moving parts on a Modified Sinewave inverter.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-05-11

I have recently bought the maplin 5000w A59LZ inverter. I've noticed it has a plug point for remote control. Do you sell the remote? If not, where can it be purchased ?

Asked by: Dht1970
On this occasion Maplin do not stock a product that exactly meets your requirements, or indeed anything close enough to offer you as an alternative.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-02-27

is a 5000w modified sine wave inverter enough to power a coffee machine,and a bean grinder? both 13 amp each, thanks

Asked by: benny1
No as 13A at 240v is 3000w.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-01-27

Would this inverter be safe to run a standard camping fridge constantly and (all night) whilst powering other items such as small plasma, laptop, phone, various LED lighting and a radio? These wouldn't be on all the time. 5000watt is a lot, is it too much

Asked by: Rich
5000w is the max you can power with the item, Running items all night would depend on how much battery capacity you had and the total draw of everything you are using, without this information we can't advise.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-05-17

I am wanting to run a domestic charging unit for an electric vehicle. What size 12v supply battery (Ah) would I need to run draw 2400w for 6 hours?

Asked by: Chappy1275
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended device as we have no data regarding that particular make/model, it may be worth checking with your manufacturer.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-04-19

Will this inverter power a small 50 Ltr compressor . And a air conditioning service machine and what warranty dies it come with&nbsp;

Asked by: Johnny c
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application I am sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you. You would need a pure sinewave and not a modified sinewave . In short Modified-sine-wave inverters are relatively simple and cheap products that generally will use battery power more efficiently than pure-sine-wave inverters. Only basic products such as normal lights bulbs and induction or shunt motors can safely be run on a modified sine wave. Pure-sine-wave inverters require many components and therefore come at a higher cost. They produce current that is close to identical to that of grid AC, making them perfect for running sensitive electronics. If in doubt as to whether your appliances can run on a modified sine wave, always check with the manufacturer. All our products come with a 12 month warranty in place unless stated otherwise.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-03-11

Would this inverter power a 240volt 100litre air compressor

Asked by: M tech
You would need to provided the wattage of the item.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-02-21

Would this Inverter run a slush machine -Power: 1200 watts &ndash; runs off standard 240v 13a socket and an electric urn - Power - 350 Watts? Battery is 100Ahr which will be charging as the engine will be running all the time the equipment is being used?

Asked by: Leeg
You would require a Pure sine-wave for this item and not a Modified sine-wave. such as... Ring Automotive RINVP2000 12V Pure Sinewave 2000W Inverter Code: A58QY
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-02-16
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Bulk Prices

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A59LZ Maplin 12V Modified Sinewave 5000W Inverter (1+) £599.99

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