Simple to Use, Great Design. The case of the product this is a robust ribbed anodized aluminum which serves as it's heat dissipation sink. Couple this with its integral mini-muffin fan and it effectively stays cool -- Read "long life" for electronic devices. The male cigarette lighter plug likewise seems designed to last. Bought this for a 1500 mi car trip over Thanksgiving 2011 so my daughter could use her PC to do homework -- worked flawlessly. What a refreshing change from so many electronic devices where the mechanical parts are done on the cheap at every turn. Fair to assume the electrical innards are also sound. Would recommend and buy again and will look to Tripp-Lite for any future needs based on this one product. No I don't work for them, just pleased to see a quality product.
Keeps the kids happy! We have a toddler and a teen, and the minivan can get to be a nightmare on longer drives. We bought this inverter to power a laptop for our kids to watch movies and play games. We have had it for a few years now and it has never failed us. It has been run for hours on end with no overheating. It is quiet enough that we can't hear it at all over the road/wind noise. We are very glad we bought this!
Meets our laptop needs. We purchased a few of these to use in our pickup trucks to power laptops. Plenty of power available and with 2 AC plugs, it also allows for a cell phone to be charged at the same time. (2 thumbs up!) They are a nice design, by a trusted name. 1 unit (about 2 mo. old) started squeeling really bad, so I'm working on an RMA.
Great inverter so far. I have used an older 120W Tripp Lite inverter to power my laptop while on the road for 10-12 years now, and it has performed flawlessly. Because of its reliability, when we purchased a new class C motorhome, I decided to upgrade to this PV375 Tripp Lite inverter to power my laptop, monitor, and printer, recharge cameras, phones, battery-powered tools, and to power anything else within the power limit. I hard-mounted the PV375 into a cabinet, and hard-wired it into the motorhome circuit breaker/fuse box/charger. (I also installed a second 12V RV start/deep cycle battery.) I have only used the inverter a few times so far, but one of those times was for 7 hours continuously when power to our neighborhood was shut off for maintenance, and this inverter has performed flawlessly. The fan in my inverter makes no more noise than the fan in the motorhome circuit breaker/fuse box/charger, which is not loud at all, and is not in the least bit objectionable. I am very satisfied with this inverter, and we just installed (hard-mounted and hard-wired) a PV375 in my kids' motorhome as well.
Works Great. Bought this unit 2 years ago for a six week road trip to Alaska. Used it to power a small freezer for ice, frozen meats and food, and to preserve the fish we caught in Ak. Made coffee in drip coffee maker every day and powered microwave and lights in camper. Kept laptop charged plus camera batteries, etc.. Worked great no issues. Now I use it as a mobile power supply in my pickup and as an AC back up if needed. Should have bought one years ago.
Superior Power Without Voltage Drop's. I have 2 of these units and they are excellent and reliable. The primary one is used in my over the road tractor trailer operation. I have a 6 plug outlet surge protector used on only one of the converter plug-ins and can run my microwave, corded vacume cleaner, my notebook computer, printer, and TV all at the same time with no voltage drop or tripping the overload protector on the converter and at the same time plug in my 1/2 inch electric drill or reciprocating saw while outside working on the truck and no power loss at all. These units are highly recomended by me and seem to hold up to very high usage without working a sweat, great device. I would say i would buy another but these seem to be so reliable i'm not sure i will ever need to. You ROCK TRIPP-LITE.
Best value for the dollar. I use this inverter in a motorhome. It works flawlessly, and produces absolutely no lines on the TV or any interferance on the radio. It powers the microwave, coffepot and all the other accessories in the motorhome. While driving I use it to power the refridgerator so that I do not have to have the propane turned on. It works as advertised and is almost as good as a pure sine wave inverter.
Very powerfull and reliable. Powered 3 fullsize refrigerators and a sump pump flawlessly for 2 days straight during Hurricane Irene on a full tank of gas in my Toyota Highlander without the annoying sound of a generator. Very pleased and impressed with the quality and power of this little inverter. Highly recommended...Thanks Tripp-Lite.
Great Idea To Carry One In Your Car. I have carried this in my car, and it has been great to have. it is way less expensive than the car power adapter HP sells for my laptop & it powers it very well, with the added benefit that I can use small 120V appliances (& my Dremel rotary tool) in the car without having to run an extension cord out to the parking lot from my apartment. I have done work on the car, including soldering with this. I suggest everyone carry on in their car, and one in each car if you have 2 or more.
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