Xantrex Technology 175 PLUS manual

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    Owner’s Guide XPower Inverter 175 PLUS 400 PLUS 700 PLUS t 1-800-670-0707 (toll free) t 604-42[...]

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    XP ower Inverter 175 Plus , 400 Plus , 700 Plus Owner’ s Manual[...]

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    ii About Xantrex Xantrex T echno logy Inc. is a world-leading sup plier of advanced p ower electro[...]

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    iii Disclaimer WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING , UNLESS SPECIFICALL Y AGREED TO B[...]

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    iv[...]

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    v T able of Content s 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[...]

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    vi 5. Operating the XPower Inverter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Operating Conditions an[...]

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    7 1 Introduction Thank you for purchasing an XPow er Plus Inverter. The XPower 175 Plus, XPower [...]

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    8 • Low battery alarm • Low voltage sh utdown • High voltage shutdown • Overload shutdow[...]

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    9 2 Import ant Safet y Information Misusing or incorrectly connecting the XPower may damage the [...]

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    10 Wa r n i n g ! Heated Surface The XPower housi ng may become uncomfor tably warm, reaching 140?[...]

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    11 Caution! Some chargers for small nickel-cadmium batteries can be damaged if connected to the [...]

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    12 Additional Safety Guidelines • Do not insert foreig n objects in the XPower outlet s. • Nev[...]

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    13 3 XPower Features This section describes the main f eatures of the XPower inverters. AC (Front)[...]

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    14 Figure 2 shows the AC panel of the XPower 400 Plus and XPower 700 Plus inverters. Figure 2 AC P[...]

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    15 XPower 400 Plus T wo AC receptacles are located on one end of the XPower 400 Plus. Y ou can plu[...]

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    16 V entilation Openings T o prevent overheating, ensure that the ventilation openings on the fro[...]

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    17 Figure 4 shows the DC panel of the XPower 400 Plus and XPower 700 Plus inverters. Figure 4 DC P[...]

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    18 Positive and Negative Cabling T erminals: For XPower 400 Plus and XPower 700 Plus, y ou connec[...]

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    19 Figure 6 Cable for Direct Conne ction to 12 V olt Battery Caution! The XPower 175 Plus can not p[...]

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    20 Types of Connections Product Lighter Plug Connectio n Cable Clamps/Battery Connection XPower 1[...]

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    21 4 Connecting the XPower Plus Inverters Choosing a Location For the best performance, place th e[...]

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    22 Dry Do not allow water o r other liquids to splash on the inverter . Cool Ambient temperatures [...]

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    23 Connecting the XPower 175 Plus and XPower 400 Plus for Loads Under 150 W att s Follow these step[...]

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    24 4. Place the inverter ’ s lighter plug in the vehicle’ s cigarette lighter socket or a 12 v[...]

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    25 Follow these steps to make a direct battery connection: 1. Place the inverter on a flat surface[...]

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    26 3. T ake the cables equipped wi th battery clips on one end ( Figure 6 ) and place the ring ter[...]

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    27 4. Fasten the positive (red) clip to the positive battery post, and then fasten the negative (b[...]

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    28 5 Operating the XPower Inverter This section explains how to operate the XPower 175 Plus, XPowe[...]

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    29 Overload Shutdown If you connect an AC load that is rated too high (see T able 1 on page 30) or[...]

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    30 T able 1 Power and Surge Ratings The inverter ’ s AC (“modified-sine wave”) out put wavefor[...]

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    31 Operating Loads With High Surge Requirements The power , or wat tage, rating of AC loads is the [...]

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    32 6 Maint aining Battery Condition The battery operating ti me of th e XPower depends on the charg[...]

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    33 battery wil l shorten its li fe. Th erefore, when you are using a vehicle battery as a power so [...]

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    34 7 T roubleshooting This section will help you identify the so urce of most problems that can occ[...]

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    35 Common Problems Buzz in Audio Systems Some inexpensive stereo systems have inadequate internal po[...]

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    36 Television Interference The XPower is shielded to minimize interference with TV signals. If TV s[...]

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    37 The AC load will not operate. No inverter light s are on. Inverter will run some small loads, bu[...]

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    38 Measured inverter out put is too low . Alarm is sounding. Possible Cause Suggested Remedy A stan[...]

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    39 Battery run time is less than expected. The AC load will not o perate. The F AUL T light is on. [...]

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    40 The AC product(s) connected are rated at less than the inverte r ’ s continuous power rating;[...]

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    41 8 Specifications Specifications are subject to change without notice. T able 1 XPower Plus S p[...]

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    42 XPower 175 Plus XPower 400 Plus XPower 700 Plus Efficiency (maximum) 90% 90% 90% Ambient oper[...]

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    43 9 Limited W arranty What does this warranty cover and how long does it last? This Limited [...]

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    44 Period or 90 days from the date of th e return shipment to the customer , whichever is greater .[...]

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    45 Direct returns may be performed according to the Xantrex Return Material Authorization Policy de[...]

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    46 1. the product if it has been misuse d, neglected, impr operly installed, physically damaged [...]

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    47 OTHER WISE IN CONNECTION WITH THE P RODUCT , HOWEVER ARISING (WHETHER BY CONTRACT , TOR T , NEG[...]

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    48 Exclusions If this product is a consumer produc t, federal law does not allow an exclusion of im[...]

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    49 Return Material Authorization Policy Before returning a product directly to Xantrex you must obt[...]

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    50 2. Include the following: • The RMA number supplied by Xant rex T echnology Inc. clearly mar[...]

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    51 Out of Warranty Service If the warranty period for your XPower Plus Inverter has expired, if th[...]