Xantrex Technology 300 manual

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    by XP ower P owerpack 3 00 (Emergency P ower) Owner's Guide 975-0277-01-01 REV . A Printe[...]

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    by XPower Powerpack 300 Owner’s Guide[...]

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    About Xantrex Xantrex T echnolo gy Inc. is a world-leading su ppl ier of advanced power electronics[...]

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    i About This Guide Purpose The purpose of this Owner ’ s Guide is to provide explanations and[...]

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    About T his Guide ii Conventions Used The following conv en tio ns are used in this guide. Abbrev[...]

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    iii Important Safety Instructions The XPower Powerpack 300 generates a type of AC power similar to [...]

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    Important Safety Information iv W ARNING: Explosion hazard Do not use this product where ther e are [...]

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    Important Safety Information v WARN I NG : Fi re ha z ard The jump-start feature is designed for s[...]

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    Important Safety Information vi Precautions W hen W orking W ith Y our V ehicle Battery 1. Follow [...]

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    Important Safety Information vii 10. If battery acid contacts skin or clothing, wash immediately w[...]

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    Important Safety Information viii Precautions for Using Rechar geable Appliances Most rechargeable [...]

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    ix Contents 1 Introduction About the XPower Powerpac k 300 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -[...]

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    x Using the Air Compressor - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 21 Over-temperature[...]

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    1 1 Intr oduction About the XP ower P owerpack 300 Easy-to-use and designed for years of reliable s[...]

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    Comprehensive Protection 2 Low Battery Protection Low battery protection protects the internal batte[...]

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    3 2 F eatures Chapter 2 describes the main features of the XPower Powerpack 300. W e recommend tha[...]

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    XP ower P owerpack Features 4 XP ower P owerpack F eatures Front P anel Detail Fe a t u r e D e s c [...]

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    XP ower P ower pack F eatures 5 4 Battery S tatus LED illuminates when the XPower Powerpack is cha[...]

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    XP ower P owerpack Features 6 Left Side View Fe a t u r e D e s c r i p t i o n 1 Pressur e gauge sh[...]

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    XP ower P ower pack F eatures 7 Accessories Accessory Description 1 AC charger lets you recharge th[...]

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    9 3 Oper ation Chapter 3 explains how to operate the XPower Powerpack 300 ef ficiently . This chap[...]

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    Choosing a Locatio n 10 • Motor loads with high startup power surge requirements: Sump pumps, ci[...]

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    Using XP ower Po werpack for the F irst T ime 11 Using XP ower P owerpack for the First Time Recharg[...]

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    Recharging with the AC Charger 12 Import ant: The 24-hour charging time for the XPower Powerpack as[...]

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    Using the Flashlight 13 Using the Flashlight The XPower Powerpack has a detachable flashlight that [...]

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    Operating AC Appliances 14 Operating A C Appliances Understanding A C Appliances AC appliances are r[...]

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    Operating AC Applia nces 15 High Surg e Appliances The wattage rating of AC app liances is the avera[...]

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    Operating AC Appliances 16 Operating Several Appliances at Once Y ou can run severa l AC appliances [...]

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    Operating 12 V DC Appliances 17 Operating 12 V DC Appliances The XPower Powerpack can operate 12 [...]

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    Jump-Starting a V ehicle’ s Engine 18 T o operate a 12 V DC appliance: 1. Open the protective co[...]

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    Jump-Starting a V ehicle’ s Engine 19 T o jump-start a vehicle or boat engine: 1. T urn off the v[...]

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    Jump-Starting a V ehicle’ s Engine 20 If no alarm sounds, an d the Green Jumpstart Connection LED[...]

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    Using the Air Compressor 21 Using the Air Compressor Over -temperature Safety Pr otection It is reco[...]

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    Using the Air Compressor 22 Inflating Tires T o inflate your vehicle, motor c yc le , or bicyc le ti[...]

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    Using the Air Compressor 23 3. T urn the compressor off after appropriate pressure is reached. 4. [...]

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    Connecting to an External Battery 24 6. Remove nozzle adaptor from valve connector and store in st[...]

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    Connecting to an External Battery 25 T o conne ct the XPower Powerp ack to an external battery usi[...]

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    27 4 Maintenance Chapter 4 provides information on maintaining your internal battery , recharging[...]

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    Recharging the XP ower Powerpack Battery 28 Recharging the XP ower P owerpack Battery T o check th[...]

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    Recharging the XP ower Powerpack Battery 29 T o recharge with the AC charger: 1. Disconnect any 12 [...]

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    Recharging the XP ower Powerpack Battery 30 Recharging with the DC Char ging Cable Using the DC cha[...]

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    Recharging the XP ower Powerpack Battery 31 Note : The Battery Level LEDs are only accurate when the[...]

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    Recharging the XP ower Powerpack Battery 32 Recharging with a Gener ator’ s Regulated 12 V DC Ou[...]

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    Recharging the XP ower Powerpack Battery 33 Recharging fr om a Solar P anel Small, unregulated 12 V[...]

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    Recycling 34 Recycling The XPower Powerpack is designed to provide years of service. However , whe[...]

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    35 5 T r oubleshooting T roubleshooting will help you id entify the common problems than can occur[...]

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    T roubleshooting Reference 36 T roubleshooting Refer ence W ARNING: Electric shock hazard Do not rem[...]

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    T roubleshooting Referenc e 37 AC appliance will not operate; audible alarm is sounding. Battery[...]

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    T roubleshooting Reference 38 Measured AC output voltage is too low . Using an average-reading AC[...]

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    T roubleshooting Referenc e 39 The engine being jump- started will not start. XPower Powerpack ba[...]

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    41 A Specifications Electrical Specifications 12 V DC Section Internal battery type Sealed/non-[...]

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    Electrical Specifications 42 AC P ower Section Output power • Continuous output power • Peak o[...]

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    Physical Specifications 43 Physical Specifications Air Compress or Pressure 250 PSI (lb/in 2 ) Acce[...]

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    45 W arranty and Return Wa r r a n t y What does this warranty cover? This Limited W arranty is pro[...]

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    W arranty and Return 46 What does this warranty not cover? Thi s Limited W arranty does not cover n[...]

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    W arranty and Return 47 warranties or on the duration of an implied warranty or on th e limitation o[...]

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    W arranty and Return 48 Out of W arranty Service If the warranty period for your XPower Powerpack 30[...]