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Ring Automotive RINVU500 12V Modified Sinewave 400W Inverter

Code: A10LW

  • 400W continuous output to power a range of common household appliances
  • Modified sinewave output
  • 240Vac output to power a product without additional converters

Product details

Ring Automotive RINVU500 12V Modified Sinewave 400W Inverter

• 400W continuous output to power a range of common household appliances
• Modified sinewave output
• 240Vac output to power a product without additional converters
• 12Vdc input into the inverter by connecting directly to the battery with clips
• Weighs only 1280g, the rugged design (196mm x 225 x 75mm) 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 RINVU500 inverter connects directly to the battery with alligator clips. Its rugged design allows you to position the inverter without it becoming an obstruction. The included cable feeds through into the engine bay to connect to the battery and can be secured so that it does not become tangled. The inverter can power a device up to 400W, such as a laptop, a phone charger or a portable games console. It is highly efficient, converting 90% of its energy into output power. It is fitted with a 2.1A USB output 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. 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 Not Specified
Input voltage range 12 V
Standby input current: 0.3 A
Output voltage: AC 240 V
Output frequency: 50 Hz
Output power: 400 W Continuous
Peak output power: 1000 W
Output waveform MSW
Efficiency 90 %
Dimensions 196mm x 225m x 75mm
Weight 128 g
USB output 2.1 A
Low battery protection Yes
Shutdown protection Yes

is it designed to be permanently connected to the leisure battery?

Asked by: brain
Unfortunately we no longer stock this item as it has been discontinued from our range. Therefore we are unable to obtain any further in-depth Technical specification.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-07-17

I have a 50Hz 50W speaker which I need for outdoors, how long would this last?

Asked by: georgiawardxx
This item just changes voltage form 12v to UK mains how long it would last would depends on the size of battery you connected the item to.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-07-17

Can this connect to 12 volt outlet in the car. Not just direct to battery 

Asked by: Jb9000000000
No it is not suitable for connection to the cigarette lighter / 12v socket
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2015-07-17

What is the weight of this item?
Asked by: Anonymous
This weighs 1.28kg. RW
Answered by: RW
Date published: 2015-07-17

Hi, Is this a Pure or Modified sine wave device? Thanks
Asked by: Anonymous
This is a modified sinewave
Answered by: PC
Date published: 2015-07-17
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A10LW Ring Automotive RINVU500 12V Modified Sinewave 400W Inverter (1+) £99.99

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