Lidl - 14th April - Inverter

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  1. Mike B

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    :thumb::thumb::thumb: A good little inverter.
    300 watts I think.
    I bought one of these from Lidl several years ago. it has always done the job.
     
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    Looks good, do you know how much 12v power the 300watt inverter would use up, on an 110amp battery over an hour?
     
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    If you were drawing the full 300 watts then it would be 25 amps I think!

    http://www.supercircuits.com/resources/tools/volts-watts-amps-converter

    It really depends on what you are running via the inverter as that is the draw that will determine the actual power gobbling.
     
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    Yes seems about right.
    I use only with engine running, mainly to charge lap top and torches etc, although once when 12 volt failed to fridge, I completed a journey running fridge on 230 v via inverter off 12 v.
    Inverters do tend to flatten batteries with ease
     
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    Depends what you have plugged into them. Laptop chargers can use a lot of power. I have left our inverter on all night several times but usually with just the toothbrush or a phone plugged in and no harm done. It would be a different meter if I left the Remoska plugged in and switched on:Eeek:
     
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    shame it doesnt have a uk 3 pin socket :Doh:

    it has a 2 pin european socket.
     
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    They must be using a stock photo in their advert John. I have just purchased one, it has a UK 3 pin socket and comes with a 3 year warranty.:thumb:

    Brisey
     
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    I am pretty sure its now illegal for a retailer to sell electronic equipment in the UK without a UK plug, except on Fleabay of course:Doh:
     
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    Just went out and got one - bargain!
    And deffo has the UK plug, and a usb point:thumb:
     
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    Beat me to it John:Doh:
     
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    Oh Bum!:Doh: Wrong AGAIN:cry:
     
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    Many thanks, Top tip, just picked one up. My old one died on the last trip.

    Confirmed UK 3 pin socket. 12v input, 300w max continuous power.


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    At least you're consistent :Laughing:
     
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    arghhhhhhhhhhhhhh lol i have just noticed that so that means it wont work in the mh ??
     
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    anyone wanna buy a 24v inverter :Rofl1:
     
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    just worked out if its 24v and gives 500w output
    then its still ok cause at 12v it will give 250w output :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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