Inverter Sizing Chart
Application Typical        
  Watts 400w 800w 1500w 2500w
Can Opener 100 X X X X
Electric Knife 100 X X X X
12" 3-Speed Fan 250 X X X X
Mixer/Blender 300 X X X X
Food Processor 400 X X X X
Portable Vacuum 550   X X X
Toaster Oven 1000     X X
Coffee Maker 1000     X X
Microwave Oven 1000 min.     X X
Mini-Refrigerator 1500     X X
Audio/Video Equipment          
Video Game System 20 X X X X
12" Black and White TV 30 X X X X
Video Cassette Recorder (VCR) 30 X X X X
Mini CD Changer System 50 X X X X
13" Color TV 80 X X X X
19" Color TV 160 X X X X
25" Color TV 220 X X X X
13" Color TV/VCR Combo 230 X X X X
2 Amp Stereo Amplifier 240 X X X X
Mobile Office Equipment          
Inkjet/Bubblejet Printer 40 X X X X
Laptop Computer 100 X X X X
Fax Machine 120 X X X X
14" Color Monitor 125 X X X X
Laser Printer 800   X X X
Battery Chargers          
Laptop Computer Charger 25 X X X X
Cellular Phone Charger 25 X X X X
Camcorder Charger 25 X X X X
7.2V Cordless Drill Charger 25 X X X X
Cordless Saw Charger 35 X X X X
Hot Melt Glue Gun 40 X X X X
Power Tools          
Finishing 190 X X X X
5" Bench Grinder 220 X X X X
1/4" Drill 300 X X X X
Soldering Gun 300 X X X X
6" Bench Grinder 400 X X X X
790 F Heat Gun 400 X X X X
3/8" Reversible Drill 700   X X X
10 Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum 900     X X
6" Circular Saw 950     X X
Router 1000     X X
1200 F Heat Gun 1000     X X
Disk Sander 1200     X X
14" Chain Saw 1200     X X
1/6 hp Submersible Sump Pump 880     X X
1/4 hp Submersible Sump Pump 925     X X
1/3 hp Submersible Sump Pump 1050     X X
1/2 hp Submersible Sump Pump 1400     X X
To determine required wattage for a device. Look up required Amps a device is rated. This Amperage is found on device I.D. tag in back of unit.
Multiply Amps X Volts = Watts
POWER INVERTERS CAN BE VERY DANGEROUS IF NOT SELECTED, USED, INSTALLED OR MAINTAINED PROPERLY. A QUALIFIED ELECTRICAL PROFESSIONAL SHOULD BE CONTACTED FOR ADVICE. CONTACT WITH HIGH VOLTAGE COULD RESULT IN INJURY, DEATH AND RISK OF FIRE. This information is for your informational purposes only and is NOT given here as advice by RadioProShop, DCS Industries nor it's owners. We are not responsible or liable for any damage, injury, property loss or factory warranty issues in any way.
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