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The truth about
Inverters

What Should You Consider Before Buying an Inverter
3000 Watt inverter vs 3000 Watt hydraulic generator

Example #1
VOLTAGE (X) AMPS = WATTS
12 VOLTS X 250DC AMPS = 3000 WATTS OR 120 VOLTS X 25 AMPS AC = 3,000 WATTS

The 250DC Amps has to come from somewhere?

Example #2
WATTS

=AMPS
VOLTAGE

INVERTER - 250DC amps required to generate 3,000 watts

3,000 WATTS

= 250 DC AMPS
12 VDC

GENERATOR - Hydraulic generator uses 0 (zero) DC AMPS to generate 3,000 watts

INVERTER
The DC battery and alternator must supply the DC AMPS. The average size alternator used in a vehicles' DC charging system is about 100 AMPS DC. This can power an inverter that will deliver about 1,200 watts @ 120 VAC.

A 3000 watt inverter can only deliver 1,200 Watts @ 120 VAC using your vehicles existing DC charging system. (see formula above). Attempting to acheive 3,000 watts output from an inverter without the installing multiple batteries and a 250 AMP alternator will result in damage to your vehicles charging system.

To obtain 3000 Watts AC at 120 Volts from an inverter, you must replace your 100 AMP alternator with an expensive 250 AMP alternator and install MULTIPLE heavy duty batteries. In addition, 50 more amps are required to operate your vehicles accessories, lights, flashers etc.

Fabco Power's Hydro-300 AC generator delivers 3,000 watts @ 120 VAC using zero DC AMPS from the battery and DC charging system, (with no additional costs)! Also Fabco Power's Power-Mite AC generator delivers 3,000 watts @ 120 VAC using less than 20 AMPS DC from the battery and DC charging system, (with no additional costs)!
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