Xantrex Technology 300 PLUS manual

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    Abou t X ant rex Xantrex T echn ology Inc. develop s, manufactures and markets leading ad vanced pow[...]

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    About This Guide Conventions Used The foll owing co nventions are used i n this guide. WARNING W arn[...]

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    About This Guide iv References to XPower Powerpack In this guide, bot h the XPower Po werpack 300 an[...]

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    v Important Safety Information The XPower Powe rpack gene rates a s imilar type o f AC power as a no[...]

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    W arnings and C aut io n s vi CAUTION Do not expose the XPower Powerpack to temperatures over 104 °[...]

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    Precautions When W orking With Batteries vii Precautions When Working With Batteries 1. Follow al l [...]

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    Precautions for Using Rechargeable Applianc es viii 10. If batt ery acid contacts skin o r clothing,[...]

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    ix Important Safety Information Warni ngs an d Cau tio ns - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

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    Contents x Oper atin g an A C App lian ce - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 Oper at[...]

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    Contents xi 7 Warranty and Product Informat io n Warran ty I nform at io n - - - - - - - - - - - - -[...]

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    1 1 Intr oduction About the XPow er Powerpack Thank y ou for purc hasing th e XPower™ P owerpack .[...]

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    Comprehe nsive Pr otection 2 Comprehensive Prot ection Automatic overload The XPower Power pack has [...]

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    3 2 Features Chapter 2 describes the main feature s of the XPower Powerpack. Xantrex r ecommends tha[...]

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    XPower Powerpa ck Features 4 XPower Powerpack F eatures Front Pane l Deta il Fe a t u r e D e s c r [...]

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    Front P a ne l Detail 5 ② ② ② ② Battery St at us Butt o n indicates the charge state of the [...]

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    Air Compressor (XP o wer P owerpack 300 Plus only) 6 Air Compressor (XPower Powerpack 300 Plus only)[...]

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    Right S ide View 7 Right Side View Fe a t u r e D e s c r i p t i o n ① ① ① ① DC Power Socke[...]

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    Left Side V i ew 8 Le ft S id e View Fe a t u r e D e s c r i p t i o n ① ① ① ① Fluores cent[...]

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    Accessories 9 Accessories Fe a t u r e D e s c r i p t i o n ① ① ① ① AC Charger lets you rec[...]

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    11 3 Operation Chapter 3 explains how to operate the XPower Power pack efficiently . Thi s chapter c[...]

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    Choosing a Location 12 Choosing a L ocation The XPower Powerpac k should be operat ed only in a loca[...]

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    Using XPo wer P owerpack for the First Time 13 Using XPower Powerpack for the First Time n Be sure t[...]

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    Operating AC Appliances 14 3. Pl ug the AC Char ger into a sta ndard AC wall out let. 4. In sert the[...]

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    Operating AC Appliances 15 Run Time on Typical AC Appliances T ypical AC ap pliances tha t can be us[...]

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    Operating AC Appliances 16 invert er ’ s safety overload s hutdown cir cuit. See “T roubl esh oo[...]

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    Operating 12 Volt DC Applia nces 17 When using t he XPower Power pack to ope rate an AC applian ce a[...]

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    Operating 12 V olt DC A ppliance s 18 T ypical 12 volt DC appl iances th at can be used on t he XPow[...]

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    Jump - star t ing a V ehicl e E ngin e 19 Jump-startin g a Ve hicle Engine Y ou can use the XPower P[...]

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    Jump-startin g a Vehicle Engine 20 7. Conn ect th e black ne gative (– ) cli p of the j ump-start [...]

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    Using the Air Compressor: XPow er Powe rpack 300 Plus 21 Using the Air Compressor: XPower Powerpack [...]

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    Using the Air Compressor: X Powe r P owerpack 300 P lus 22 4. Open the t humb latch a nd remove the [...]

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    Connecting to an External Ba ttery 23 5. T urn the compress or of f before removing nozzl e adapt or[...]

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    Connecting to an External Battery 24 The B att ery Clips Co nne c t ed P rop erl y (g reen lig ht) i[...]

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    25 4 Maintenance Chapter 4 provides information on maintaining your internal battery , recharging op[...]

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    Recharging the XPower Powerpac k Battery 26 and maximum bat tery li fe, recha rge the XPower Powerpa[...]

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    Recharging the XPower Powerpa ck Batte r y 27 Recha r gi n g wi th th e AC Ch a rg e r Rechar ging w[...]

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    Recharging the XPower Powerpac k Battery 28 Recha r gi n g wi th th e DC Ch a rg i n g Ca ble Using [...]

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    Recharging the XPower Powerpa ck Batte r y 29 Recharg ing with a Generator’s Regulated 12 Volt DC [...]

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    Replacing the Internal Batte ry 30 Recharg ing From a Solar Panel Small, unr egulated 12 volt sol ar[...]

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    Replacing the Internal Battery 31 Obtai ning a R eplace men t Batt ery Replacemen t batt eries a re [...]

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    Replacing the Internal Batte ry 32 Replacing the Battery Before a ttempting to replac e the int erna[...]

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    Replacing the Internal Battery 33 T o replace the bat tery: 1. Place t he XPower Powerp ack uprigh t[...]

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    Replacing the Fluorescent T ube s 34 6. Do no t over tighten t he nut and bolt. Consul t the battery[...]

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    35 5 Troubleshooting T roubleshooting will help you identify the common problems than can occur with[...]

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    Common Problems 36 Common Problems Buzz in A udi o Equ i p me nt Some in expensive stereo sy stems h[...]

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    T roubles hooting R e fere nce 37 T able 4 T roubleshooting re ference Problem P o ssible Cause Solu[...]

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    T roubles hooting R eference 38 Measured output v oltage is too low . Use of an average-reading, AC [...]

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    T roubles hooting R e fere nce 39 Extreme overload, 40 amp external fuse opens . Appliance power req[...]

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    T roubles hooting R eference 40 Recharge light is still amber and not green afte r 40 hou rs of char[...]

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    41 6 Specifications Electrical Spe cifications 12 V olt DC Section Internal battery type sealed, A[...]

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    Electric al Sp ecifica tions 42 AC Power Section Output power • Cont inuous o utput power • Five[...]

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    Physical Specificatio ns 43 Physical Specificatio ns Air compressor (XPower P owerpack 300 Plus only[...]

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    45 7 Warranty and Product Inform ation Warranty Information What does this warranty cov er? Xantrex [...]

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    W arrant y Information 46 liable for damage s, whether d irect, i ncidental , special , or conseque [...]

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    Ret u r n in g a P ro d uc t 47 Returning a Product Y ou must obtai n a Retu rn Material Aut horizat[...]

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    Out of W arrant y Service 48 How other laws apply This warranty gives you specif ic legal rights , a[...]

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    Contacting X antrex Cu stomer Ser vice 49 Contactin g Xantrex Customer Servic e If none o f the tr o[...]

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