200 Watts Continuous power - 400 Watts Surge Capacity (Peak Power) * Features 2 AC Outlets and 1 USB Port. * Cooling Fan. * High Surge / Ground Fault Sensing * For safety, features five separate points of Electronic Circuit Protection. 200 Watts Continuous Power; High Surge Power; Plugs Into Lighter Socket; Cooling Fan; 20 Amp Power Requirement; Ground Fault Sensing; Electronic Circuit Protection; 2 Ac Outlets; Usb Port Use this chart to determine which inverter is right for you based on your power needs.
I bought this with two things in mind. The required power availability to charge/operate both my laptop and smartphone and noise level of the fan. My laptop is not a new, power-hungry machine, but it's no slouch either. It's required wattage is 85 Watts for charging, and operating. The smart phone is being charged/operated by the USB port from the laptop so I suspect that the USB ports are included in the allotted 85 Watts.The noise level is quieter than I expected and only turns on due to a temperature sen..
This inverter provides a "Modified sine wave," not a true sine wave (if you hook this up to an oscilloscope, the waveform will be boxy instead of smooth). This isn't advertised on Amazon's page, nor on other websites. It is in the user manual. Some applications may be very finicky, so do some research on your particular device before you buy.Also in the manual was that this inverter will automatically shut off if the load is too much. It will source more than 200 watts for 10 seconds for start up applicatio..
I am really surprised that there are no reviews for this great power inverter, I have seen it in Radioshack some time ago for 39.99$ and almost bought it there. Amazon offered much better price so I went for it. I have used it once in the camping trip last week and it performed great, we used it to power up the laptop computer and the drop light with 20Wat neon light in the tent. It is surprisingly well made for 20 bucks, solid aluminum convenient size casing, fan is quiet and it comes on and off intermitte..