Xantrex Technology Powerpack 100 manual

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    XP ower P ocket P owerpack 100 Owner's Guide by 975-0249-01-01 REV . A Printed in China t 1-800[...]

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    About Xantrex Xantrex T echnology I nc. is a world -leading supplier of advanced power electronics a[...]

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    (b) ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE, WHETHER DIRECT , INDIRECT , CONSEQUEN[...]

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    Content s iii 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2. Important[...]

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    iv Recharging the Powerpack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 7. Troubleshooting . . . . . . . [...]

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    1 1 Introduction Thank you for purchasing the XPower Pocket Powerpack 100. This product is part of a[...]

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    2 The XPower Pocket Powerp ack 100 uses reliable solid state power el ectronics for years of safe, t[...]

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    3 2 Important Safety Information Misusing or incorrectly connecting the XPower Pocket Powerp ack 100[...]

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    4 WA R NI N G The inverter housing may become uncomfortably warm, reaching 140° F (60° C) under ex[...]

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    5 W ARNING: Shock hazar d Use caution when inserting an AC plug into the three-prong AC outlet. The [...]

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    6 WA R NI N G : F i r e h a z a rd • Never charge the Powe rpack unattended. • Charge the Powerp[...]

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    7 W A RN IN G: P ersonal Injury • The cells inside the Po werpack contain toxic substances. Do not[...]

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    8 CAUTION: A C output non-sinusoidal Some char gers for small nicke l-cadmium batteries can be damag[...]

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    9 Additional Safety Guidelines • Do not insert foreign objects in the AC outlet or other openings.[...]

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    10 3 Safety F eatures These advanced safety features are built into the XPower Pocket Powerpack 100:[...]

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    11 4 F eatures and Accessories Figure 1 XP ower Inverter Module F eatures AC outlet Power/Fault ligh[...]

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    12 Figure 2 P owerpack Module F eatures Figure 3 Inverter Accessories Power/Fault light O N /O FF sw[...]

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    13 5 Using the Inverter Through its AC outlet , the XPower Pocket Powerpack 100 is capable of poweri[...]

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    14 Using the Inverter Module with DC Input Cable Using the V ehicle P ower Outlet Ad apter Due to th[...]

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    15 4. Plug the device you want to operate into the inverter module. See “Inverter Operation” on [...]

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    16 Using the Airplane P ower Plug 1. Plug the DC input cable into the DC in put port on the inverter[...]

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    17 Airline Compatibility T able 1 provides a list of airlines, ai rcraft, and passenger classes that[...]

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    18 Using the Inverter with P owerpack The Powerpack is designed to connect to the inverter module an[...]

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    19 When the battery in the Powerpack has dischar ged below 10%, the LED will illuminate red, indicat[...]

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    20 6 Inverter Oper ation Operation with the DC Input Cable Follow these procedures an d guidelines w[...]

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    21 • If an AC product rated higher than 100 W is plugged into the XPower Pocket Powerpack 10 0, th[...]

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    22 • Should a defective battery charging system cause the battery voltage to rise to dangero usly [...]

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    23 When using a vehicle battery as a power source, it is strongly recommended to start the vehicle e[...]

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    24 Device Run Times T ypical portable devices that can be used with the XPower Pocket Powerpack 100 [...]

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    25 Buzzing Sound in Audio Systems and Radios Some inexpensive stereo systems and AM-FM radios have i[...]

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    26 Recharging the P owerpack When household AC power is available, the Powerpack can be rechar ged u[...]

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    27 Figure 6 Charging the P owerpack with A C Power AC charger input[...]

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    28 T o recharge the Powerpack using a vehicle’ s 12 V outlet: 1. If the inverter module is connect[...]

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    29 6. Insert the DC in put cable into th e vehicle or airplane 12 V outlet. See Figure 7. While the [...]

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    30 7 T roubleshooting General PROBLEM: Measured inverte r output is too low . Inverter P owered by D[...]

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    31 PROBLEM: AC product will not operate, red light ON . P ossible cause Remedy V ehicle battery is d[...]

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    32 Inverter P owered by P owerpack PROBLEM: AC product will not operate , lights on inverter and Pow[...]

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    33 PROBLEM: AC product will not operate , blue P owerpack ligh t is ON , inverter light is OFF . PRO[...]

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    34 PROBLEM: AC product will not operate , red inverter light is ON ; blue P owerpack l ight is ON . [...]

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    35 Replacing the Fuse The XPower Inverter has a replaceable 10 A fuse. Remove the blown fuse from th[...]

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    36 8 Specifications Specifications are subject to change without n otice. Electrical Specifications [...]

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    37 DC P ower DC input voltage 13.2 VDC Battery drain with n o AC load (at 12 V input) 0.25 A Efficie[...]

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    38 Physical Specifications Accessories Inverter Ambient operating temperature range 0 °C–40 °C ([...]

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    39 9 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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    40 shipment to the custom er , whiche ver is greater . All replaced products and all parts rem oved [...]

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    41 network of regional Authoriz ed Service Centers. Call Xantrex or check our web site to see if you[...]

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    42 What does this warranty not cover? This Limited W arranty does not cover normal wear and tear of [...]

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    43 Disclaimer Product THIS LIMI TED W ARRANTY IS THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE W ARRANT Y PROVIDED BY XANTR[...]

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    44 EXPENSES HOWEVER ARISING WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TOR T INCLUDING WITHOUT RESTRICTION ANY ECONOMIC [...]

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    45 SPECIFICALL Y , PLEA SE NOTE THA T THE XP OWER I NVERTER SHOULD NOT BE USED IN CONNECTIO N WITH L[...]

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    46 Return Material Authorization P olicy Before returning a product dire ctly to Xantrex you must ob[...]

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    47 Return Procedure 1. Packag e the unit safely , preferably using the original box and packing mate[...]

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    48 If you are r eturning a product to a Xantrex Authorized Service Center (ASC) A Xantrex return mat[...]