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TruPower A301-150W-12V 12V DC to 230V AC Inverter 150W

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A regulated 12V DC-to-AC inverter to power 230V AC equipment up to 150W from a suitable 12V car or lorry battery. Due to its high performance (>90%), the inverter generates very little heat. The high stability of the output frequency makes it suitable to power sensitive devices. The output is a modified sine wave so it is suitable for powering domestic appliances such as videos, portable TVs etc.

It is important to ensure that the power rating of the appliance is less than the continuous power of the inverter.

Input connection is via a Cigar Lighter plug. Output is via a standard UK 13A mains socket.

  • DC to AC Inverter
  • 150W Output Power
  • 10 to 15V DC Input Voltage
  • 100-240V AC Output Voltage
  • 5% Output Voltage Regulation
  • Modified Sine Wave Output Waveform
  • 50/60Hz Output Frequency
  • 90% Efficiency
  • Cigar Lighter Plug Input Connector
  • 0.45kg Weight
  • Soft Start
  • Output Short-circuit Protection
  • Input Polarity Protection (fuse)
  • High DC Input Voltage Protection
  • Battery Low Alarm
  • Battery Low Shutdown
  • Overload and Over Temperature Protection

Order Code85-197085-197285-197485-195685-195785-1955
Power rating150W300W, 12V600W1000W2500W300W, 24V
Peak power300W600W1000W2000W5000W600W
Standby current<0.36A<0.36A<0.6A<0.4A<0.7A<0.18A
Output voltage230V ±10%230V ±10%230V ±10%230V ±10%230V ±10%230V ±10%
Wave form50Hz modified sine50Hz modified sine50Hz modified sine50Hz modified sine50Hz modified sine50Hz modified sine
DC input10V to 15V DC10V to 15V DC10V to 15V DC10V to 15V DC10V to 15V DC20V to 30V DC
Battery alarmat 10.5Vat 10.5Vat 10.5Vat 10.5Vat 10.5Vat 21V ± 0.8V
Auto shutdownat 10.0Vat 10.0Vat 10.0Vat 10.0Vat 10.0Vat 20V ± 0.8V
Input fuse15A15A/15A25A15A30A20A/10A
Input connectionsCigar lighterCigar lighterCrocodileCrocodileRingCigar lighter
plugplug +clipsclipsterminalplug +
Croc clipsCroc clips
Cooling fannone11111
Dimensions122 x 73 x 70mm163 x 90 x 75mm280 x 173 x 65mm320 x 210 x 85mm430 x 210 x 159mm163 x 90 x 75mm

Question by Nick Westhorpe | Product code: 85-1970
05 October 2012

Q I am a Chauffeur and need a converter that has surge protection etc so that I'm protected if the clients use this to charge their laptops etc. does this come with this or is there one that does?
A Hi Nick, thanks for your question. These invertors do not have any surge protection built in but you could add a extension socket with surge protection built in. Please see our two parts: 23-9213 and 23-0550.

Simple, effective
Reviewed by: Chris.
05 October 2015

Needed some back up power to keep my laptop running for a day for race timing. The battery is usually fine, but this will provide additional peace of mind to top up the battery a little. Will let you know how it goes when tried in anger!

Good Product
Reviewed by: Barry Steers
27 November 2014

We have been ordering these units for use at our company for the past couple of years now. We have not had a single failure which is good news! They are very reasonably priced and we have used a good couple of hundred so far with no defective ones. I'd recommend this.