What is a power inverter 12V to 230V

Everybody having a car and enjoying camping and outdoors trips is almost surely familiar with the power inverter. An inverter 12V 230V allows using 230V electrical appliances connected to a car battery. This device is a simple low power DV to AC inverter or, with other words, DC to AC converter. The purpose of the inverter 12V 230V is to take the electricity running at 12V from the car battery and transform it to 230V AC. It must supply a voltage similar to the sine-wave voltage from the household main supply.

Sine-waves are not easy to generate but their main advantage is the soft rise of voltage and the absence of harmonic oscillations. Harmonic oscillations are something to avoid because they may cause interferences on radio equipment, unwanted counter forces on engines and surge currents on condensers.

A power inverter 12V 230V should be able to feed nearly all types of electrical appliances designed for 230 Volts. An exception is the rotary field engine. A rotary field engine uses condensers to generate an auxiliary phase (condenser engine). This type of engines is used in washing machines, refrigerators, dishwashers and some machine tools. Also the fluorescent lamps may not work correctly on an inverter.
A good inverter 12V 230V should be usually suitable for tools such as saws, grinders, drills, vacuum cleaners, irons, dryers, coffee machines, mixers, electric razors, sewing machines, electronic devices, battery chargers, lamps, computers and accessories, high voltage generators, televisions and radios.

You can buy a power inverter 12V 230V in your local electrical shop, online on Ebay. Or, if you are one of those build it yourself types, you can even try to build the electric circuit of a simple inverter. If you choose to make it yourself you can get your work done at a much cheaper rate than buying it. All you need is to shop for locally available components.

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