Car Inverters

A Car power inverter or a power inverter as they are also known is a portable electronic device that converts Direct Current to Alternating Current or DC-AC. Inverters are used in cars and lorries to allow you to power consumer electronics from a 12V DC car battery or 24V DC truck battery. Inverters are connected to the power source either by plugging into the vehicle's cigarette socket, via the fuse panel or directly to the battery terminals.
Types of Adapter
• Modified Sine Wave or Quasi Sine Wave
These types of inverters produce a modified sine wave. Modified inverters generally work well for smaller consumer electronic devices such as laptops, kettles, mini fridges and small TV's. A good all-round power inverter for everyday use.
• Pure Sine Wave
These types of inverters generally cost more as they produce a sine wave similar to the AC voltage you find your socket outlets in the home. Pure sine wave inverters produce a ’cleaner current’ and are better for more sensitive types of equipment.
How are Power Inverters Connected?
Power inverters are connected to the car battery in a number of ways. Some of the more common means of connection are
• Direct to the battery
• Cigarette lighter
• Fuse Panel
Types of AC socket outlets
Car inverters have a range of different AC outlet socket options. The plug on your device would determine the type of car adapter you would need. They include the following:
• UK 3 pin AC
• Euro 2 pin
• Schuko
• IEC
• BS4343 / IEC60309 (commando style)
Applications
Power inverters are used for a wide range of automotive applications. Power inverters are ideal for camping and caravanning, lorry drivers and anyone who spends the majority of the day traveling. Inverters are used to supply appliances with AC voltage. Some of the most common are:
• Cooking equipment
• Fridges
• Heaters
• Air compressors
• Power tools
• Laptops
• Televisions
• DVD and Blu-ray players
• Games consoles

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RS Stock No. 764-6808
Mfr. Part No.TS-200-212D
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£159.43
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10.5 → 15V dc 230V ac 200W Pure Sine Wave British 3-pin 230 (180 sec) W, 300 (10 sec) W 86% 106.2kh 205mm 158mm 59mm - 18mm -
RS Stock No. 764-6824
Mfr. Part No.TS-400-224D
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£169.60
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21 → 30V dc 230V ac 400W Pure Sine Wave British 3-pin 460 (180 sec) W, 600 (10 sec) W 87.5% 104.7kh 205mm 158mm 67mm - 18mm -
RS Stock No. 468-2943
Mfr. Part No.2386000041
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£300.15
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20 → 30V dc 230V ac 600W Pure Sine Wave British 3-pin, Schuko Socket 1000W 90% 55000h 252mm 236mm 83mm - - -
RS Stock No. 764-6842
Mfr. Part No.TS-700-212D
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£343.27
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10.5 → 15V dc 230V ac 700W Pure Sine Wave British 3-pin 1050 (10 sec) W, 800 (180 sec) W 89% 74.4kh 295mm 184mm 70mm - 12mm -
RS Stock No. 431-5463
Mfr. Part No.SM2732
£149.65
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22 → 30V dc 230V ac 200W Quasi Sine Wave 3-Pin IEC Socket 250W - - 141mm 94mm 45mm - - -
RS Stock No. 764-6802
Mfr. Part No.TS-200-224D
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£159.43
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21 → 30V dc 230V ac 200W Pure Sine Wave British 3-pin 230 (180 sec) W, 300 (10 sec) W 87.5% 106.2kh 205mm 158mm 59mm - 18mm -
RS Stock No. 764-6892
Mfr. Part No.TS-1500-212B
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£454.22
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10.5 → 15V dc 230V ac 1500W Pure Sine Wave Euro 2-pin 1725 (180 sec) W, 2250 (10 sec) W 88% - 420mm 220mm - - 12mm -
RS Stock No. 721-2392
Mfr. Part No.TN-3000-224B
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£1,372.71
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21 → 30V dc 230V ac 3000W Pure Sine Wave Schuko Socket 3450 W, 4500 W 91% 90000h 466.8mm 283.5mm 100mm - - -
RS Stock No. 764-6880
Mfr. Part No.TS-1500-224-D
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£653.57
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21 → 30V dc 230V ac 1500W Pure Sine Wave British 3-pin 1725 (180 sec) W, 2250 (10 sec) W 90% - 420mm 220mm - - 12mm -
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Mfr. Part No.2984000045
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£79.70
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24V dc 230V ac 150W Quasi Sine Wave European Plug 300W 90% 60000h 148.5mm 127.5mm 66mm - - -
RS Stock No. 764-6836
Mfr. Part No.TS-400-212B
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£169.60
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10.5 → 15V dc 230V ac 400W Pure Sine Wave Euro 2-pin 460 (180 sec) W, 600 (10 sec) W 86% 104.7kh 205mm 158mm 67mm - 18mm -
RS Stock No. 764-6896
Mfr. Part No.TS-1500-224B
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£653.57
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21 → 30V dc 230V ac 1500W Pure Sine Wave Euro 2-pin 1725 (180 sec) W, 2250 (10 sec) W 90% - 420mm 220mm - - 12mm -
RS Stock No. 397-9707
Mfr. Part No.9987000043
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£405.72
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20 → 30V dc 230V ac 1000W Quasi Sine Wave British 3-pin 1200 W, 2000 W 85 → 90% 53000h 323mm 238mm 85mm - - -
RS Stock No. 764-6861
Mfr. Part No.TS-700-248B
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£343.27
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42 → 60V dc 230V ac 700W Pure Sine Wave Euro 2-pin 1050 (10 sec) W, 800 (180 sec) W 91% 74.4kh 295mm 184mm 70mm - 12mm -
RS Stock No. 764-6849
Mfr. Part No.TS-400-248B
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£169.60
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42 → 60V dc 230V ac 400W Pure Sine Wave Euro 2-pin 460 (180 sec) W, 600 (10 sec) W 88.5% 104.7kh 205mm 158mm 67mm - 18mm -
RS Stock No. 721-2382
Mfr. Part No.TN-1500-212B
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£838.02
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10.5 → 15V dc 230V ac 1500W Pure Sine Wave 3-Pin GFCI Socket 1725 W, 2250 W 88% 90000h 420mm 220mm 88mm - - -
RS Stock No. 397-9690
Mfr. Part No.9986000043
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£181.85
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20 → 30V dc 230V ac 600W Quasi Sine Wave British 3-pin 1000W 85 → 90% 53000h 243mm 238mm 85mm - - -
RS Stock No. 764-6818
Mfr. Part No.TS-200-224B
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£159.43
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21 → 30V dc 230V ac 200W Pure Sine Wave Euro 2-pin 230 (180 sec) W, 300 (10 sec) W 87.5% 106.2kh 205mm 158mm 59mm - 18mm -
RS Stock No. 764-6827
Mfr. Part No.TS-200-248B
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£159.43
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42 → 60V dc 230V ac 200W Pure Sine Wave Euro 2-pin 230 (180 sec) W, 300 (10 sec) W 88% 106.2kh 205mm 158mm 59mm - 18mm -
RS Stock No. 363-5390
Mfr. Part No.9988000040
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£521.64
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10 → 15V dc 230V ac 1500W Quasi Sine Wave European Plug 1800 W, 3000 W 85 → 90% 53000h 393mm 238mm 85mm - - -
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