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Old 10-08-2015, 08:57 AM   #11
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Is this a product of the inverter being too small? (The back of it says for TVs up to 27".)
There lies your problem. The inverter realized you tried to cheat it by powering a 32" tv, when it clearly states that it's only going to power a 27". Shame on you!
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Old 10-08-2015, 09:01 AM   #12
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There lies your problem. The inverter realized you tried to cheat it by powering a 32" tv, when it clearly states that it's only going to power a 27". Shame on you!

Heh, I tried to cover its eyes so that it couldn't see the size of the TV. But you know how chatty these electronics are...
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Old 10-08-2015, 10:39 AM   #13
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There lies your problem. The inverter realized you tried to cheat it by powering a 32" tv, when it clearly states that it's only going to power a 27". Shame on you!
Don't think so. If you look at the chart on his inverter it shows the 27" TV as using close to the 300W limit. Thus, it is clearly talking about a 27" CRT type TV. A 32" LED/LCD TV only uses well under 140W. (Usually under 100) (Also note that 27" was just about the max size for a CRT TV manufactured with a decent picture. Although there were a few bigger.) That is why the inverter references a 27.
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Old 10-08-2015, 08:10 PM   #14
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Don't think so. If you look at the chart on his inverter it shows the 27" TV as using close to the 300W limit. Thus, it is clearly talking about a 27" CRT type TV. A 32" LED/LCD TV only uses well under 140W. (Usually under 100) (Also note that 27" was just about the max size for a CRT TV manufactured with a decent picture. Although there were a few bigger.) That is why the inverter references a 27.

I understand that and said it as a joke, of which Ependydad got it. 😜



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I understand that and said it as a joke, of which Ependydad got it.
Ok.. No problem. But from here I couldn't see you rolling your eyes...
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X2 with RSdata. My 32" TV draws 280 watts. I'm sure a 27" isn't far behind. Certainly anything else on the same circuit will take it over the limit at 300 watts.
I paid $99 for a 1,000 watt MSW unit at Auto Zone and it works fine for everything BUT the A/Cs and microwave. My second inverter is a 5,000/10,000 surge MSW and will power everything in the TT all at one time.
Answer to the question is get a larger inverter. If only for your CPAP, 300 watts is stretching it. You need at least 500 watts or so is my experience with those machines.
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Old 10-09-2015, 12:41 PM   #17
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Don't think so. If you look at the chart on his inverter it shows the 27" TV as using close to the 300W limit. Thus, it is clearly talking about a 27" CRT type TV. A 32" LED/LCD TV only uses well under 140W. (Usually under 100) (Also note that 27" was just about the max size for a CRT TV manufactured with a decent picture. Although there were a few bigger.) That is why the inverter references a 27.
I think it should have lit up a 27 inch screen and just ignore the remaining 5 inches.

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My 32" TV draws 280 watts. .
Ummm. It is either a CRT TV, or Plasma then. I have a 50" and a 70" and they don't use anywhere near 280W... (combined )
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