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    Default What size inverter to use?

    In my caravan I have a 100W solar panel and a 12V discover agm 105 Ah battery ; what kind of inverter do I need to buy to make use of my 220V laptop ? (if I am in a site or area where there is no 220V); your comments are most appreciated ; Regards.

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    Default Re: What size inverter to use?

    Much cheaper than an inverter

    https://www.takealot.com/universal-l...w/PLID42990911

    just read the compatibility part and see if your laptop is listed
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    Default Re: What size inverter to use?

    Your laptop pulls 90W at peak.

    So Charlie's option is quite decent.
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    Default Re: What size inverter to use?

    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie100 View Post
    Much cheaper than an inverter

    https://www.takealot.com/universal-l...w/PLID42990911

    just read the compatibility part and see if your laptop is listed
    Without a doubt the best option.

    If you are a bit scared you can even get a dedicated OEM 12V PSU for many laptops.

    I operate one for my ACER which I use for a diagnostics computer on cars.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie100 View Post
    Much cheaper than an inverter

    https://www.takealot.com/universal-l...w/PLID42990911

    just read the compatibility part and see if your laptop is listed
    I used 2 of these and they don't seem to last very long. First the 12V portion will pack up and later the 220V. Also not charging a Dell laptop.

    This version a lot more reliable and works even on a Dell.

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