Inverter Upgrade - Green Home Improvement - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Green Home Improvement


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-26-2013, 11:11 AM   #1
Old Poot
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Jemez Mountains, Santa Fe National Forest, NM
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10

Inverter Upgrade

Now that my house has finally gotten comfortable, itís time to upgrade my inverter to run stuff like refrigerator, microwave, stereo system, computer, household appliances, air compressor etc. I want something with hardwire terminals. Over the years of researching it, Iíve always heard that I should get pure sine wave but Iíve heard form some that modified sine wave is good enough if the wattage is high enough.

My house:

So now I want to hear form some folks who have actually been living off grid for some years. How much wattage, pure or modified, what brands etc? Any suggestions?


jmdraft is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 11:20 AM   #2
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: NW Wisconsin
Posts: 567
Rewards Points: 268

I personally prefer pure sine just because there will be no compatibility issues with any power supplies. I've used/installed Trace Sinewave inverters (a few years ago), the SW2512 and SW4024 and had very good luck with them.


Marqed97 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Solar storage battery and inverter john monge Green Home Improvement 5 09-19-2013 10:02 AM
wire size for 1575 inverter 15' from battery bluemoonshine Electrical 8 12-28-2011 09:49 AM
Troubleshooting Lighting Circuit with Power Inverter smusick Electrical 3 11-01-2011 08:56 PM
Inverter wiring to panel speedymonk Electrical 26 10-18-2011 07:42 PM
Inverter powering a subpanel codename47 Electrical 4 03-22-2011 11:03 AM

Top of Page | View New Posts


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1