What size inverter do i need to run a 1500 watt light?

Answer A power inverter converts direct current (DC) electricity to alternating current (AC). To provide enough power to run a 1500 watt light, an inverter of at least 1500 watts is needed, and 1800 watts... Read More »

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Can I use a 120 watt flourescent bulb (32 watt draw) in a maximum 60-watt incandescent light fixture?

The rating of the fixture is simply to limit the current that you put on it. If you have a fluorescent bulb that is drawing less current (32W) than the rating of the fixture (60W), there is no pro... Read More »

Would a 480 watt inverter run a 12 amp vacuum cleaner?

P = V/I or I = P/V or I = 480/120 = 4 amps 12 Amps at 120 volts is 12 * 120 = 1440 W So I'd say no.

How to Use a Chicago Electric 4000 Watt Inverter?

Powering your favorite items such as a television or small refrigerator while at a tailgating party or on a camping trip can prove difficult. The Chicago Electric 4000 Watt Inverter is a device tha... Read More »

Can you use a 350 watt inverter to power vacuum cleaner?