Power Inverter for Car 375W 2 Outlets

PowerVerter® 375W Ultra-Compact Inverter with 2 Outlets

Model Number: PV375


  • 12V DC input; 120V AC output; 2 outlets
  • 375 watts continuous output
  • 600 watts peak output (instantaneous)
  • Convenient cigarette lighter plug

Utilize your vehicle's battery to efficiently power office equipment on the road. Continuously supplies up to 375 watts of 120V AC power to 2 AC outlets from any 12V battery or automotive DC source. Convenient cigarette lighter DC input jack with 3-ft. cable provides 1-step installation. Portable and compact, the inverter's design is among the most rugged available thanks to its lightweight metal casing.

Key Features

  • Allows users to run AC devices from any 12V cigarette lighter socket
  • Converts 12V DC battery power to 120V AC power
  • 375 watts continuous output power; 600 watts peak output power (instantaneous)
  • 2 outlets
  • 3-ft. cord with cigarette lighter plug
  • Ultra compact, lightweight design with all-metal housing
  • Low battery alarm with auto-shutoff preserves vehicle battery
  • Overload alarm with auto-shutoff prevents wattage overload
  • Replaceable 40amp fuse protects inverter from overload
  • Lighted power switch

Typical Applications

  • Ideal for laptop computers, portable electronics, battery chargers for cell phones, notepads, game systems, personal printers and battery rechargers for small battery-operated power tools, portable TV-VCR-stereo systems, camcorders, lighting and other low-power applications under 375 watts.

Package Includes

  • PV375 Inverter
  • Warranty information
  • Instruction manual

OVERVIEW

Model Type Inverters

OUTPUT

Frequency Compatibility 60 Hz
Output (Watts) 375
Continuous Output Capacity (Watts) 375
Peak Output Capacity (Watts) 600
Output Nominal Voltage 120V
Output Voltage Regulation Maintains PWM sine wave output voltage of 115 V AC (+/- 8 V AC)
Output Frequency Regulation 60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
Overload Protection 40A automotive input fuse
Outlet Quantity / Type 2 NEMA 5-15R

INPUT

Maximum Input Amps / Watts Full continuous load - 40A at 12V DC, No load - 0.65A at 12V DC
Input Connection Type 12V DC cigarette lighter input plug connection
Input Cord Length Details 3 ft. hardwire input cable, 16 gauge, 2 wire
Voltage Compatibility (VDC) 12

BATTERY

DC System Voltage (VDC) 12

LEDS ALARMS & SWITCHES

Audible Alarm Dual function alarm indicates overload conditions or low DC input voltage of 10.5V or less.
Switches Lighted on/off power switch

PHYSICAL

Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.) 2.5 x 11.75 x 7.5
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / cm) 6.35 x 29.85 x 19.05
Shipping Weight (lbs.) 2.5
Shipping Weight (kg) 1.1
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.) 2 x 4.25 x 7
Unit Dimensions (hwd / cm) 5.08 x 10.8 x 17.78
Unit Weight (lbs.) 2.3
Unit Weight (kg) 1
Cooling Method Fan
Material of Construction Aluminum / sheet metal
Style Compact

ENVIRONMENTAL

Relative Humidity 0-95% non-condensing

SPECIAL FEATURES

Appearance Attractive, rugged, metallic blue color inverter system
Remote Control Capability No

WARRANTY

Product Warranty Period (Worldwide) 1-year limited warranty

† Tripp Lite uses primary and third-party agencies to test its products for compliance with standards. See a list of Tripp Lite's testing agencies.

PV375 4.5 5 41 41
Compact and plenty of power. Compact and easy to utilize in my vehicle. Supplies more than ample power for a laptop and portable printer for use in my business. December 31, 2013
GREAT OUTPUT, VERY DEPENDABLE I use this inverter in my fish. I use energy efficient appliances; lights, DVD, Tv, etc. and it does the job. I charge my 12v deep cell battery and the inmverter will run all night. Great product! November 1, 2013
life saver Great product I was stuck deep in a forest and had no sourse of light and mobile.this gadget helped me with my laptop and I could send a message to get me out.wonder rather super product September 17, 2013
Back Woods I use this Tripp-Lite to power my Cpap machine when I'm off the grid. It works very well for this, a couple of CFL's, and my laptop. It has a cooling fan, so it isn't quiet, but it's not as loud as the 300W from another brand that I bought first. September 16, 2013
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Efficiency

Do you have any efficiency vs load curves?
Does efficiency vary with input voltage?
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If you look at Watts in vs Watts out at full load, 375/480, you get about 78% efficiency, which is very good for the modest price these cost.
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Thank you for your inquiry. We don’t have a curve that is readily available, but the most efficient portion of the load curve, is closer to full load. This is due to losses in the electronics and conversion process that are better and more fully absorbed by a full load.

Efficiency is best at the rated voltage, and drops some as the voltage declines, but not appreciably because of the push/boost circuit used to arrive at the 120volt output.
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Mounting bracket for a boat?

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Do you have a suggestion for a mounting bracket for this unit? We use ours on our boat and would like to secure it better since we sail.

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Use velcro, cut to size of unit base, won't go anywhere.
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Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately we don't offer any suggestions on mounting this device. Also, it is suggested that you use caution when using this, or any electrical device, in an environment where there is water or moisture. This product is not designed to be used in these types of environments.
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The acceptable input range for voltage is 12 - 14 vDC. If it is much lower than 12vDC, the unit will alarm and shut-off, as to warn that the automotive battery is getting close to its lower limit to allow starting of the engine.
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Thank you for your inquiry. The acceptable input range is 10 to 15vdc.
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Pure Sine Wave?

Is this, or any of your inverters pure sine wave inverters?
 
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Thank you for your inquiry. The PV375 does not output a pure sine wave. Tripp Lite does manufacture inverter/chargers that output a pure sine wave, but they are not compact like the PV375.
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The PV375 will support the load as long as it doesn't exceed the units output load capacity of 375 watts (continuous) or 600 watts (peak output instantaneous). Also note that the output voltage regulation maintains PWM sine wave output voltage of 115 V AC (+/- 8 V AC). If your equipment is within these parameters the PV375 will support it.
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[FAQ-778] What is the main difference between the PV and APS series inverters?

APS series inverters include a built-in battery charger.[Last Updated: Mar 23, 2009]

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[FAQ-1171] What type of sine wave does the PV375 provide?

The PV375 is a PWM/modified sine wave inverter. [Last Updated: Nov 1, 2013]

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