It is also important to understand that there is
no way to upgrade or clean a modified sine wave signal.
If your item does not work on a modified sine wave
inverter, you will need to purchase a true sine wave
The only advantage of a modified sine wave inverter
is the cost. But as with everything cheap, the full
price isn’t in dollars. You’ll get reduced
performance from all your appliances—they’ll
run hotter and not last as long. This type of inverter
is recommended for smaller installations such as a
Power inverters convert 12V
DC power from your renewable energy source
into 240V AC power that is needed
for running appliances, such as hair dryers, televisions
Power inverters are an ideal source of portable mains
power. Being compact and portable, power inverters
can be used in cars, caravans, boats, 4WDs and trucks.
Using a power inverter for household appliances is
a much cheaper option than purchasing specialized
12V appliances for those times when mains power is
not available. Compared to generators, power inverters
are a greener and cheaper long term option.