Which Inverter to fit ?

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  1. martin2603

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    Looking to fit a Sterling 1600w pure sinewave inverter 121600 to power the Hairdryer and tongs for herself. Sterling want 396pounds for one but another supplier has them for 314pounds, needless to say Sterling direct are not first choice. Does anyone have experience of this particular beast?
     
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    I bought a 2000w PSW from Sunshine Solar with a remote delivered for £279. Very happy with it as it does the fancy hair straightener as well as the coffee machine and microwave.
    I fitted @Techno mains relay system so it's all auto once the switch is on. Two trips off grid now and strangly no complaints from SHMBO (y)
     
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    @Techno I have also had poor experiences with more than one device supplied by Sterling. It may seem a minor point but do you know whether the fan runs continuously on the inverter you gave given a link for or is the fan temperature controlled?
     
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    I don't know but usually they reflect the amount of current being handled.
     
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    You do not need a pure sine wave inverter if all you are using it for are heating elements, i.e. hair dryer and tongs. We have a 2000W (4000W peak) modified sine wave inverter that we bought for less than £100 via Amazon and delivered from a German company. Works fine with wife's hairdryer.
     
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