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

Style Compact
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

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 48 48
Quality It does everything it says. I used it to power a breathing machine while we are in the car.Most can't handle the amps. My triplite has no trouble. Until someone stole it from my car.Only had it two weeks. October 16, 2014
Well built, works great, but loud fan Have had this inverter for several years, using it infrequently. Always works, but the fan noise is bothersome if the unit is nearby. In our van, can place it in the way-back, and run an extension cord forward. October 15, 2014
Great product, well made. Have been using TRIPP products for years, all perform well and have never had problems. October 3, 2014
produst work fine, but a little loud when running it has been reliable unit for my laptop use in my vehicle, but some times it's not enough power to support both lap top and portable printer. some times i have to power off printer to get enough power to laptop. possible a powerful unit for me may be needed, but all in all a good working product October 2, 2014
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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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There is no power draw when it is switched off.
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The PV375 will not draw power when switched off.
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Will this power an electric trap thrower?

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It provides 375 watts. If an electric trap thrower does not take more than 375 watts, you're good.
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In order to determine if the PV375 will power an electric trap thrower the following would be needed:

Wattage or amps or the thrower at continuous and with the inrush if applicable.
Voltage required on the input
Voltage planning to be supported on the output.

For additional information please reach out to our presales applications team at 773-869-1234 or presaleshelp@tripplite.com.
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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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