What Does a Power Inverter Do?
A power inverter is a device that converts direct current (DC) power, which is typically stored in a battery or generated by a solar panel, into alternating current (AC) power. This AC power can then be used to power devices that require AC power, such as lights, appliances, and electronic equipment.
Power inverters come in a range of sizes and capabilities, and they can be used in a variety of settings, including in vehicles, boats, RVs, and off-grid renewable energy systems. Some power inverters are portable and can be used to power devices while on the go, while others are designed to be permanently installed in a home or business.
Inverters can be used to power a variety of devices, including laptops, cell phones, televisions, and appliances such as refrigerators and air conditioners. They can also be used to power tools, medical equipment, and other specialized devices. Some power inverters are equipped with additional features, such as USB ports, outlets for AC devices, and LCD displays that show the current output and battery level.