July 2015

Are stereo amplifiers rated the same way?

By |2015-07-29T13:14:08+02:00July 29th, 2015||

Stereo manufacturers are bigger liars than politicians. Some times they use peak output power (milliseconds), sometimes they use power drawn from the wall, but often they just look at the competition's carton front and add 10%. However the [...]

How should I select the right size inverter?

By |2017-01-10T13:07:55+02:00July 29th, 2015||

First add up the power ratings of all the appliances, then buy the next larger inverter! At least that is the simple answer. Note, however, that some appliances, such as table saws, refrigerators, and microwaves have a surge [...]

What about square wave inverters?

By |2015-07-29T13:07:36+02:00July 29th, 2015||

These old-fashioned inverters are the cheapest to make, but the hardest to use. They just flip the voltage from plus to minus creating a square waveform. They are not very efficient because the square wave has a lot [...]

Go to Top