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PostSubject: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptySat 30 May 2015 - 17:52

Any recommendations for an inverter?
I had a small 300w one but it packed in last week, only used it for charging the laptop and quadcopter batteries but thinking of getting a bigger one so we can power an hair dryer (need to keep my curls in place Very Happy )  1000w I think, if its not i'll make her buy one that is Very Happy

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PostSubject: Inverter   Which Inverter? EmptySat 30 May 2015 - 18:49

We got ours from a guy in Blackburn Ken !
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptySat 30 May 2015 - 18:53

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We got ours from a guy in Blackburn Ken !
Who? where?

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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptySat 30 May 2015 - 18:58

Found him on eBay down near Ewood Park in a unit ( not much  help I know)David prob be more help !!
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptyTue 2 Jun 2015 - 20:45

was it this guy
Amjad Afzal
Unit L7
Glenfield Business park
Blackburn
Lancashire
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United Kingdom
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptyTue 2 Jun 2015 - 20:54

Seems to ring a bell !! David not about he would know for sure !!
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptyTue 2 Jun 2015 - 22:57

Are you after one as well Rob? if that's the guy I'll nip over and see what he's got, might get a discount for two Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptyWed 3 Jun 2015 - 7:44

yes ken only got a 150w which overcookes now and again  Very Happy will check my hair dryer  Shocked.
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptyWed 3 Jun 2015 - 14:07

Youll need one soon with all that hair on your chin Very Happy
we'll discuss it at weekend

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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptyWed 3 Jun 2015 - 19:46

I have a new 300w inverter I got from O'learys. Now surplass to requirements as I am keeping everything 12v. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptySat 6 Jun 2015 - 22:18

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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptySun 7 Jun 2015 - 0:16

Cheers Andy

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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptySun 7 Jun 2015 - 8:37

If I had to choose it would be the Zinger
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptySun 7 Jun 2015 - 9:01

Just checked Adeles hair dryer and it's a 1200w so probably better off with a 1500 or 2000 or tell her to get a smaller hair dryer Very Happy
Robs after an inverter too, main thing for him is an 800w microwave, do you reckon a 1000w would be ok or better with one a bit bigger

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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptySun 7 Jun 2015 - 9:28

My 800 watt microwave in the Starspirit drew 1100watts and that is normal so no 1000watt isn't enough
It will say on the specification plate on the rear of the appliance and you need to add a bit over that. 800watt is only the heat rating not the load it draws
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptySun 7 Jun 2015 - 9:40

Beware of some 1500watt units on ebay by chinese sellers as they are clearly only 150 watt units despite the labelling. They are physically too small and have a cigarette lighter cable with them Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptySun 7 Jun 2015 - 9:42

Seen them Andy and had my doubts about them

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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptySun 7 Jun 2015 - 9:43

I bought my 2000/4000 UPS inverter charger from ebay Germany at a superb auction price. 
They seem to sell better products but you need to fit Schuko plugs to your appliances or use an adapter.
This is a good example
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptySun 7 Jun 2015 - 9:46

Mine with schuko sockets
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Looks good and UK sockets
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptyWed 10 Jun 2015 - 12:03

All sorted now, thanks for all your help Which Inverter? 424776184

1500 pure sine wave for 10p per watt Very Happy

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All sorted now, thanks for all your help Which Inverter? 424776184

1500 pure sine wave for 10p per watt Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptyWed 10 Jun 2015 - 18:15

So what did you buy?
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptyWed 10 Jun 2015 - 19:00

His

I am only asking 
But what does a inverter do?
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptyWed 10 Jun 2015 - 19:17

It converts your battery 12 volts DC into 230 volts AC
Huge currents are involved with a large inverter and you need a substantial amount of battery power to cope.
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptyWed 10 Jun 2015 - 19:34

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So what did you buy?
went for pure sine wave 300w just for charging phone laptop etc ,went off the idea of powering the microwave because of the pull on the batteries,so will stick to hook-up and using the skillet Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Which Inverter?   Which Inverter? EmptyWed 10 Jun 2015 - 22:46

I got a 1500w pure sine wave

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I got a 1500w pure sine wave
This is hard work  Laughing Which one?
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