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Ring Automotive RINVU300 12V Modified Sinewave 240W Inverter

Code: A02TR

  • 240W continuous output to power a range of common household appliances
  • Modified sinewave output
  • 240Vac output to power a product without additional converters
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Ring Automotive RINVU300 12V Modified Sinewave 240W Inverter

• 240W continuous output to power a range of common household appliances
• Modified sinewave output
• 240Vac output to power a product without additional converters
• 12Vdc input through battery connectors for a simple setup
• Weighs only 265g and its compact design (234mm x 234mm x 85mm) prevents it getting in the way
• 2.1A USB connector to charge an additional device such as a Smartphone or Tablet

Special Feature
• Shutdown protection against 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?
The RINV120 inverter connects to the battery through the car accessory socket and its compact design allows it to be mounted in the foot well. The attached coiled cable will allow it to be secured without becoming tangled. The inverter can power a device up to 240W, such as a laptop, a phone charger or a handheld games console. It is highly efficient, converting 90% of its energy supply into output power. It is fitted with a 2.1A USB socket to charge a wide range of items such as a smartphone, MP3 player or a tablet while still keeping the mains socket available to power an additional item such as a battery charger. It also 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 A71JW. 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 650 mm
Input voltage range 12 V
Standby input current: 0.25 A
Output voltage: AC 240 V
Output frequency: 50Hz
Output power: 240 W Continuous
Peak output power: 600 W
Output waveform MSW
Efficiency 90 %
Dimensions 234mm x 234mm x 85mm
Weight 265 g
USB output 2.1 A
Low battery protection Yes
Shutdown protection Yes

Would this run a small tv.

Asked by: David
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item, this will depend on lots of factors that all need be yes, in short if you connect it to a battery and the load is less than 240w and the TV works fine with a Modified sinewave yes it will.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-02-07

Would this inverter operate a 50w table fan please or is a pure sinewave inverter necessary please.

Asked by: Muffin
A Pure sine inverter would be required.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-05-04

Hello, Can you please confirm that this particular unit,does have the power source facility from the internal 12 volt lighter socket ? Regards.

Asked by: regional01
sorry no this is a direct to battery connect.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-02-26

The unit has 1 single mains socket, as do many inverters. Is it OK to plug in a multi socket trailing lead to provide for a number of small loads like tablet chargers, phone chargers?

Asked by: Dennis16
I am pleased to advise the product you mentioned will do exactly what you require.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-10-13

The 300W Ring inverter packaging says that there is a 40A blade fuse.  Where is it located please?   

Asked by: Clive
This is internal.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2017-01-27

Can you use this from the cigarette lighter socket And does it come with that plug or just the battery clips?

Asked by: Robert
I'm afraid not ,must be connected to battery via crocodile clips .
Answered by: Neil G
Date published: 2015-07-17
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A02TR Ring Automotive RINVU300 12V Modified Sinewave 240W Inverter (1+) £36.99

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