RV/ Mobile Inverters
RV / Mobile Inverters
One of the keys to a successful RV solar power system is investing in the right dc to AC inverter. It is true in the world of RV inverters that you get what you pay for. A well made power inverter will be efficient at all power levels, will be rugged enough to stand up to multiple environments, won't overheat and will offer the power you need and the wattage to run your small appliances.
How do you choose the right RV inverter for you? various inverter brand names including Outback, Magnum, Xantrex, Cotek and Zamp Solar. There are various inverter choices and you will need some basic information to choose the correct model for your needs. You need to know what you are going to power with this system and how much power it takes as well as whether or not it carries a phantom load. You'll also need to understand the electrical standards of you environment and what kind of power quality you'll be looking for. Other features to consider are automatic on/off switches and the battery changing features your inverter may come equipped with. Once you have an understanding of how much power you need and what you'll be using your RV inverter for we would be happy to help you make the decision.
If your RV inverter is going to be used while connected to shore power then a built in ground switching is required and UL listed to UL 458 for the USA and Canada.
Another factor to consider when making your RV inverter buying decision is budget. You can get inverters for as little as $200.00 or for as much as $2000.00 so you need to make sure you make an educated decision and spend your money wisely.