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Old 08-30-2015, 09:36 PM   #1
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Inverter for TV

I have a 2016 Whitehawk 23 MRB with a Furion LED TV (about 20"). I want to occasionally use it while off the grid. I have 2 6 volt batterries in series and think they can support a hour or two of TV. What size inverter do I need? I cant seem to find out watts on the TV.
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Old 08-30-2015, 09:53 PM   #2
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Can't help you GScott cause I have the same type question. I'll be watching the replies.
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I installed a 600w psw inverter to power my sat receiver / 40" tv in my 2014 W Hawk. Also have 2 6v cart batteries. You can watch tv all evening as the new tvs don't draw much power. You can do it with a smaller inverter but 600w will allow you plenty of room for the blueray and to charge the phone at the same time.

If you're planning on using the cig plug 12v outlet in your TT, you should be able to power up the tv via an inverter, but you're amp draw is limited.
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I went with a 600W PST inverter as well for satellite, Blu-ray, PS3 and laptop/cellphone charging. I have two T105s for the battery bank.

And, I limit TV to fours to allow for plenty of juice in the morning before I recharge using the Honda 2000.
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I went with a 600W PST inverter as well for satellite, Blu-ray, PS3 and laptop/cellphone charging. I have two T105s for the battery bank.

And, I limit TV to fours to allow for plenty of juice in the morning before I recharge using the Honda 2000.
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I meant PSW and four hours.
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I have 2 6 volt batterries in series and think they can support a hour or two of TV. What size inverter do I need?
Can you give us the Ah rating on one of the 6 volt batteries? A 600watt PSW inverter should meet your needs with no problems.

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Please do a post (not thread) search for SINE WAVE. Here is a previous posting I made: Make sure you get a pure sine wave inverter as it more effectively processes the frequencies [from The Inverter Store: "Devices that require a pure sine power inverter include: variable speed motors or power tools, televisions, laser printers, computers and telecommunications equipment, and many medical devices such as most CPAP machines. Without a clean power sources, these types of devices simply will not run, or you may risk shortening their lifespan and causing them to fail prematurely."].
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I was thinking of getting a 12v TV
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