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PowerVerter® 1800W Compact Inverter with 4 Outlets
Model Number: PV1800HF
- 12V DC input; 120V AC output; 4 outlets
- 1800 watts continuous output
- 3600 watts peak output (instantaneous)
- Powers an entire mobile office
Utilize your vehicle's battery to efficiently power office equipment on the road or power tools at a work site. Continuously supplies up to 1800 watts of 120V AC power to 4 AC outlets from any 12V battery or automotive DC source. Includes a set of nut-and-bolt style DC terminals for simple installation. Compact, lightweight metal case design is among the smallest, most rugged inverters available at this power level.
NOTE: To protect against high current draw that may occur during inverter failure, a fuse link rated at 250a should be positioned no more than 18" from the PV1800HF's battery in the positive line.
- Allows users to run AC appliances from a properly sized 12V battery or automotive DC system
- Converts 12V DC battery power to 120V AC power
- 1800 watts continuous output power; 3600 watts peak output power (instantaneous)
- 4 outlets
- Compact, lightweight design with grooved surface for efficient cooling, all-metal housing
- Diagnostic LEDs indicates low battery voltage level and load level
- Low battery alarm with auto-shutoff prevents deep battery discharge
- High-efficiency operation conserves batteries to prolong run time
- Cooling fan regulates internal temperature and prolongs unit service life
- Ideal for powering microwave ovens, dishwashers, coffee makers, refrigerators, electric grills, clothes irons, televisions, video game systems, stereos, small window air conditioners, sump pumps, flood lights and small- to medium-sized power tools like drills, disc sanders and chain saws
NOTE: Your load should not exceed your inverter's maximum continuous output power of 1800 watts. To determine your total load, add the wattage ratings of all equipment you will connect to your inverter. Wattage ratings are usually listed in equipment manuals or on nameplates. If your equipment is rated in amps, multiply that number times AC utility voltage to estimate watts. (Example: a drill requires 2.5 amps. 2.5 amps × 120 volts = 300 watts.)
- PV1800HF Inverter
- Warranty information
- Instruction manual
|Intended Application||Utility/Long-Haul Truck; RV/Marine|
|Frequency Compatibility||60 Hz|
|Continuous Output Capacity (Watts)||1800|
|Peak Output Capacity (Watts)||3600|
|Output Nominal Voltage||120V|
|Output Voltage Regulation||Maintains PWM sine wave output voltage of 115 VAC (+/- 8 VAC)|
|Output Frequency Regulation||60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)|
|Overload Protection||Automatic overload protection shuts down inverter system in the event of overloads.|
|Outlet Quantity / Type||4 NEMA 5-15R outlets|
|Number of Outlets||4|
|Recommended Electrical Service||Requires 12VDC input source capable of delivering 200A for the required duration (when used at full capacity). For automotive applications, professional hardwire installation with 250A battery system fusing is recommended.|
|Maximum Input Amps / Watts||Full continuous load - 200A at 12VDC, No load - 2.7A at 12VDC, Shutdown|
|Input Connection Type||Set of 2 DC bolt-down wiring terminals. User supplies cabling; minimum gauges for full load operation: 0 (16 ft max), 00 or 2/0 (20 ft max)|
|Voltage Compatibility (VDC)||12|
|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.|
|Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)||5.25 x 7.75 x 17.25|
|Shipping Dimensions (hwd / cm)||13.34 x 19.69 x 43.82|
|Shipping Weight (lbs.)||8|
|Shipping Weight (kg)||3.6|
|Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.)||4 x 6 x 15|
|Unit Dimensions (hwd / cm)||10.16 x 15.24 x 38.1|
|Unit Weight (lbs.)||7.25|
|Unit Weight (kg)||3.3|
|Material of Construction||Aluminum/sheet metal|
|Form Factors Supported||Mounting slots enable permanent placement of inverter on any horizontal surface (see manual for additional mounting information)|
|Relative Humidity||0-95% non-condensing|
|Remote Control Capability||Yes|
|TVSS Grounding||Grounding lug grounds the inverter to vehicle or earth ground; user supplies cabling|
|Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)||1-year limited warranty|
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The interverter will support 1800 watts continuous output power and 3600 watts instantaneous peak output power so before committing make sure the furnace isn'r drawing more than the 3600 watts at inrush.
In regards to wire gauge here's the link to the inverter owner's manual:
Page 2 in the upper right hand corner provide gauge info.
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[FAQ-777] What is the difference between the HF series and FC series inverters?
Because they are able to support an overpower situation for an hour, FC series inverters are better suited for industrial or heavy-duty devices. HF series inverters are not capable of supporting overpower situations for more than 500 milliseconds.[Last Updated: Mar 23, 2009]
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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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