12V Modified Sinewave 100W Inverter
• 100W continuous output with a peak output of 120W to power a range of common household appliances
• Modified sinewave output
• AC240V output to power a product without additional converters
• DC12V plug socket to allow a simple connection into a car accessory socket
• Weighs only 123g and its compact design (186mm x 189mm x 210mm ) prevents it getting in the way
• 2A USB connector to charge an additional device such as a smartphone or tabletWhat 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 to the car battery through the car chassis socket and its compact design allows it to be mounted easily 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 100W, 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 2A 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 can operate for four hours continuously and 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. A modified sinewave inverter 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. A pure sinewave inverter is used to power sensitive electronic devices such as power motors, power tools, clocks or microwaves.
|| Car plug
| Cable length
|| 650 mm (extended)
| Input voltage range
|| DC 10 - 15 V
| Standby input current
|| 0.1 A
| Output voltage
|| AC 230 V
| Output frequency
|| 50 Hz
| Output power
|| 100 W
| Peak output power
|| 120 W
| Output waveform
|| Modified sinewave
|| 186mm x 189mm x 210mm
|| 123 g
| USB output
|| 5 V @ 2 A
| Low battery protection
| Shutdown protection
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