Customize Your Power Solution

When deciding on pure, modified, true or quasi-sine wave inverters, it is important to select a dependable system that is appropriate for any power tools, office equipment or other appliances you may run. Our inverter calculator will provide you with a product recommendation based on your AC power usage for specific electronics, power tools, and battery chargers.

 

Go Power! Inverter Sizing Chart

Popular Inverter Models

Our most popular inverters have UL certification.

 

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Pure sine wave inverters can run any of the modified sine wave inverter loads, as long as they meet the same operating and surge requirements of the load.  Pure
sine is ideal for running loads with sensitive electronics or tools. Learn more

 

Wattage Used by Mobile Appliances & Tools

Operating wattage may not be exact for all applications. Please review individual product specification for actual wattage requirements. Wattage rating can be calculated by: Volts (120) x Amps.

Appliances and Electronics

  = Ideal with pure sine inverter

ApplianceWatts
Cell phone50
Ceiling fan75 – 120
Coffee maker800 – 1200
DVD player35 – 100
Gaming console (X-Box)100
Hair dryer900 – 1600
Iron1000
Light bulb (incandescent)100
Light bulb (fluorescent)25
Microwave oven1500 – 2000
Mini Christmas lights (50)25 – 75
Computer + monitor125
Laptop25 – 150
Laser printer / fax (printing)850 – 1300
Satellite receiver10 – 25
Stereo250
Tablet (iPad)100
TV (Flatscreen)65
TV (25″)300
Toaster800 – 1500
Toaster oven1500
Toaster oven (convection)3000 +
Vacuum cleaner1225 – 1500

 

Common and Commercial Tools

Pure Sine Wave inverters are ideal for variable speed tools (ie: drills)

ApplianceWatts
1/4″ drill250
1/2″ drill750
8″ circular saw1800
Air compressor2000 – 3000
Bucket heater1500
Charger – Battery powered tools240 – 500
Credit card machine100
Electric chain saw (14″, 2 hp)1100 – 3000
Engine block heater750
Fiber optic splicer1000
Grinder (4 1/2″)800 – 1500
Halogen flood lamp500 – 750
Hammer drill1100 – 1600
Heat gun600 – 1500
High-pressure washer (1hp)1200 – 3600
Knife cutter1100
Reciprocating saw1500 – 1800
Sewer camera, lights + crawler500
Shop Vac (5 hp)1000
Space heater1500
Sump pump (1/2 hp)1100 – 2200
Table saw1800
Thumper (electrical fault locator)1800 – 2500