Xantrex Technology 400 Plus, 400 R manual

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    by XPower Powerpack 400 Plus and XPower Powerpack 400 R Owner’s Guide 975-0162-01-01_Rev-C.b ook P[...]

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    About Xantrex Xantrex T echnology Inc. is a world-leadin g supp lier of advan ced power electronic s[...]

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

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    About T his Guide ii 975-0162-01-01 References to XPower Powerpack In this guide, both the XPower Po[...]

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    iii Important Safety Instructions The XPower Powerpack 400 Plus and XPower Powerpack 400 R generate [...]

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    Important Safety Instructions iv 975-0162-01-01 Figure i Basic Safety 975-0162-01-01_Rev-C.b ook Pag[...]

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    Important Safety Instructions 975-0162-01-01 v W ARNING: Explosion hazar d Do not use this product w[...]

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    Important Safety Instructions vi 975-0162-01-01 Precautions W hen W orking W ith Batteries 1. Follow[...]

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    Important Safety Instructions 975-0162-01-01 vii 4. Be careful not to drop a me tal object on the ba[...]

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    Important Safety Instructions viii 975-0162-01-01 Precautions for Using Rechar geable Appliances Mos[...]

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    ix Contents Important Safety Instructions Warnings and Cautions - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

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    Contents x 975-0162-01-01 3 Operation Operating Conditions and Guidelines - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

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    Contents 975-0162-01-01 xi 4 Maintenance Battery Maintenance - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -[...]

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    xii 975-0162-01-01_Rev-C.b ook Page xii Friday, October 20, 2006 10: 40 AM[...]

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    xiii Figures Figure 2-1 Package Contents - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2–1 Figur[...]

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    xiv 975-0162-01-01_Rev-C.b ook Page xiv Friday, October 20, 2006 10: 40 AM[...]

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    1-1 1 Introduction About the XP ower P owerpack Easy-to-use and designed for years of reliable servi[...]

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    Introduction 1-2 975-0162-01-01 Overheating The XPower Pow erpack is pro t ected from overheating. I[...]

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    2-1 2 F eatur es Chapter 2 describes the main features of the XPower Powerpack. W e recommend th at [...]

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    Fe a t u r e s 2-2 975-0162-01-01 XP ower P owerpack F eatures Front P anel Figure 2-2 F ro nt P ane[...]

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    XP ower P ower pack F eatures 975-0162-01-01 2-3 See “Control Panel Operati on” on page 3–16 f[...]

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    Fe a t u r e s 2-4 975-0162-01-01 Storag e Compartment Figure 2-3 Storage Compart ment F eature Desc[...]

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    XP ower P ower pack F eatures 975-0162-01-01 2-5 Radio (XP ower P owerpack 400 R only) See “Radio [...]

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    Fe a t u r e s 2-6 975-0162-01-01 Air Compressor Figure 2-5 Air Compressor F eatures F eature Descri[...]

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    XP ower P ower pack F eatures 975-0162-01-01 2-7 Emerg ency Light and Jump-Start P ort Figure 2-6 Em[...]

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    Fe a t u r e s 2-8 975-0162-01-01 Accessories Figure 2-7 Accessories and Accessory Bag F eature Desc[...]

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    3-1 3 Operation Chapter 3 explains how to operate the XPower Powerpack efficiently . This chapter co[...]

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    Operation 3-2 975-0162-01-01 Choosing a Location The XPower Powerpack should be operated only in loc[...]

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    Recharging the XP ower P owerpack Battery 975-0162-01-01 3-3 Attention: Charg e Befor e Use Charge t[...]

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    Operation 3-4 975-0162-01-01 Charging with the A C Char ger Using the AC Charger is the si mplest me[...]

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    Recharging the XP ower P owerpack Battery 975-0162-01-01 3-5 Figure 3-2 Charging with AC P ower 1. E[...]

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    Operation 3-6 975-0162-01-01 Charging with the DC-to-DC Accessory Cable The XPower Powerpack comes w[...]

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    Recharging the XP ower P owerpack Battery 975-0162-01-01 3-7 Figure 3-3 Charging with DC Power 1. In[...]

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    Operation 3-8 975-0162-01-01 Recharging with a Gener ator’ s Regulated 12 Vdc Outlet Refer to the [...]

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    Recharging the XP ower P owerpack Battery 975-0162-01-01 3-9 Recharging Fr om a Solar P anel Small, [...]

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    Operation 3-10 975-0162-01-01 Checking the State-of-Charg e Import ant: If using the DC-to-DC access[...]

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    AC Applia nces 975-0162-01-01 3-11 A C Appliances The XPower Powerpack has two AC power outlet s for[...]

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    Operation 3-12 975-0162-01-01 Operating A C Appliances Low-Battery Alarm While in use, when the ba t[...]

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    AC Applia nces 975-0162-01-01 3-13 Overload Protection In the event of an overload (> 320 W ac) o[...]

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    Operation 3-14 975-0162-01-01 12 Vdc Appliances The XPower Powerpack can operate one 12 Vdc auto, R [...]

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    12 Vdc Appliances 975-0162-01-01 3-15 Operating DC Appliances Overload Protection If the 12 Vdc appl[...]

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    Operation 3-16 975-0162-01-01 Control P anel Operation Figure 3-8 Using the Control P anel How to...[...]

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    Control P anel Operation 975-0162-01-01 3-17 Monitor Battery Charging status Inverter ’ s ON / OF [...]

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    Operation 3-18 975-0162-01-01 Jump-Starting a V ehicle’ s Engine Y ou can use the XPower Powerpack[...]

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    Jump-Starting a V ehicle’ s Engine 975-0162-01-01 3-19 T o jump-start a vehicle or boat engine: Fi[...]

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    Operation 3-20 975-0162-01-01 Using the Emerg ency Light The XPower Powerpack has a built-in incande[...]

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    Using the Emergency Light 975-0162-01-01 3-21 Figure 3-11 Using the Emergency Light OFF O N /O FF Sw[...]

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    Operation 3-22 975-0162-01-01 Using the Air Compressor WARN I NG : F i re h a za rd The compressor i[...]

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    Using the Air Compressor 975-0162-01-01 3-23 Figure 3-12 XP ower P owerpack Air Compressor Figure 3-[...]

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    Operation 3-24 975-0162-01-01 Over -T emperature Safety Pr otection The XPower Powerpack is equipped[...]

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    Using the Air Compressor 975-0162-01-01 3-25 If the XPower Powerpack shuts off due to an over-temper[...]

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    Operation 3-26 975-0162-01-01 T o inflate your vehicle, motor cycle, or bicycle tire s: Figure 3-15 [...]

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    Using the Air Compressor 975-0162-01-01 3-27 Inflating Small Sports Equipment Y ou can us e the comp[...]

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    Operation 3-28 975-0162-01-01 Using the Radio: XP ower P owerpack 400 R Po w e r D r a w The AM/FM r[...]

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    Using the Radio: XP ower P owerpack 400 R 975-0162-01-01 3-29 Radio Operation How to... Require d Co[...]

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    Operation 3-30 975-0162-01-01 Connecting to an External Battery Y ou can extend battery opera ting t[...]

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    Connecting to an External Battery 975-0162-01-01 3-31 Figure 3-18 Basic Jump-start Cable Safety Do N[...]

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    Operation 3-32 975-0162-01-01 T o connect the XPower Powerpack to an external battery using the jump[...]

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    4-1 4 Maintenance Chapter 4 provides information on maintaining your internal battery , recharging o[...]

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    Maintenance 4-2 975-0162-01-01 Replacing the Internal Battery Battery Life The high quality battery [...]

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    Replacing the Internal Battery 975-0162-01-01 4-3 Obtaining a Replacement Battery When the battery r[...]

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    Maintenance 4-4 975-0162-01-01 Battery Replacement Procedure Before attempting to replace the intern[...]

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    Replacing the Incandescent Light 975-0162-01-01 4-5 4. After removing the old battery , position the[...]

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    Maintenance 4-6 975-0162-01-01 Replacing the External Fuse The replacement fuse must be rated at 250[...]

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    Recycling 975-0162-01-01 4-7 Recycling The XPower Powerpack is designed to provide y ears of service[...]

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    Maintenance 4-8 975-0162-01-01 975-0162-01-01_Rev-C.b ook Page 8 Fr iday, October 20, 200 6 10:40 AM[...]

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    A-1 A Specifications Chapter A, “Specifications” includes the electrical, mechanical, and enviro[...]

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    Specifications A-2 975-0162-01-01 AC P ower Section Output power • Continuous output power • Fiv[...]

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    Electrical Specifications 975-0162-01-01 A-3 Air Compressor Pressure 250 PSI (lb./in 2 ) Radio (XP o[...]

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    Specifications A-4 975-0162-01-01 Physical Specifications Physic al spec ificatio ns XP ower P owerp[...]

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    5-1 5 T roubleshooting T roubleshooting will help you identify the common problems than can occur wi[...]

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    T roubleshooting 5-2 975-0162-01-01 T r oubleshooting Refer ence W ARNING: Electric shock hazard Do [...]

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    T roubleshooting Reference 975-0162-01-01 5-3 Over - temperature shutdown Inverter has overheated du[...]

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    T roubleshooting 5-4 975-0162-01-01 Run time is less than expected. Internal battery is not fully ch[...]

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    T roubleshooting Reference 975-0162-01-01 5-5 Green Charging St a t u s ligh t is still flashing and[...]

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    T roubleshooting 5-6 975-0162-01-01 The battery clamps of the jump-sta rt cables measure zero volts.[...]

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    WA-1 W arranty and Return Wa r r a n t y What does this warranty cover? This Limited W arranty is pr[...]

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    W arranty and Return WA-2 975-0162-01-01 What does this warranty not cover? This Limited W arranty d[...]

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    W arranty and Return 975-0162-01-01 WA-3 Exclusions If this product is a consumer product, federal l[...]

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    W arranty and Return WA-4 975-0162-01-01 Return Procedur e 1. Package the unit safely , preferably u[...]

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    W arranty and Return 975-0162-01-01 WA-5 Information About Y our System As soon as you open your XPo[...]

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    WA-6 975-0162-01-01_Rev-C.b ook Page 6 Fr iday, October 20, 200 6 10:40 AM[...]