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 TabletSpecial Feature
• Shutdown protection against overloadWhat 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.
|Input voltage range
|Standby input current:
||AC 240 V
||400 W Continuous
|Peak output power:
||196mm x 225m x 75mm
|Low battery protection
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