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Old 06-18-2021, 07:10 PM   #1
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inverter power and TV

The TV and projection TV will not turn on with the inverter on. Goes on than off quickly. I put a multi meter on both outlets and it indicates 138V.

Any ideas as to what is wrong?
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Old 06-18-2021, 07:52 PM   #2
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Will it power a laptop charger or something else that has a very low wattage. Technically it shouldn't have any issue with something around 500 watts. You could try a seeing if it powers a light bulb as well. If it powers these, then your problem might lie with the TV. Try powering your TV from shore power and see if it works that way.
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138v is weirdly high. Healthy inverters aren't off nominal voltage by anything like that (that's 15% high)
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. Red/orange light on. Low battery indication (fully charged, and new) VAC vary by wide range. Then turns off
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