Maplin 12V Modified Sinewave 1000W Inverter
• 1000W continuous output to power a range of household appliances
• Modified sinewave output
• Two 240VAC mains sockets to power products without additional converters
• 12VDC power from two alligator clips connected directly to the battery
• Weighing in at 4.15kg, the rugged metal design (300 x 198 x 80 mm) is mountable so that it can be positioned without becoming an obstruction
• Shutdown protection against power 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?
This Maplin inverter connects to the car battery directly with alligator clips and can be mounted in a suitable position without being obstructive. The inverter can power several products at the same time up to a combined maximum of 1000W, such as a television, an induction hob or a laptop, making this inverter ideal in a camper or while out 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. A pure sinewave inverter is used to power sensitive electronic devices such as power motors, power tools, clocks or microwaves.
|| Battery clips
| Input voltage range
|| 12 V
| Standby input current:
|| <0.7 A
| Output voltage:
|| 240 V ± 5%
| Output frequency:
|| 50 Hz
| Output power:
|| 1000 W
| Peak output power:
|| 2400 W
| Output waveform
|| 85% - 90 %
|| 300 x 198 x 80 mm
|| 4150 g
| USB output
| Low battery protection
| Shutdown protection
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