What size of cable should I use with my inverter and battery?

It is very important to be sure you are using the appropriate cable size for your inverter/battery. Failing to do so could lead to your inverter not supporting full loads and overheating, which is a potential fire hazard. Use this as a guide for choosing the proper cable size, and be sure to contact a [...]

By | 2018-10-16T13:22:27-07:00 October 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Why spend the money on a lithium battery?

There are several differences between lithium batteries and AGM. See below for a brief explanation: Benefits of lithium batteries: Lithium batteries offer up to 8x more charge/discharge cycles than AGM & GEL batteries Lithium batteries are 1/2 the weight of AGM & GEL batteries You will need 3 AGM / GEL batteries to every 1 [...]

By | 2018-09-05T13:45:52-07:00 September 5th, 2018|0 Comments

How do I know the Watt or Amp rating of my appliance?

Figuring out the Watt or Amp rating for an appliance or piece of equipment can be found somewhere on the equipment or you can use this estimator found online by clicking here. Once you have your Watt or Amp rating, total all equipment and then follow these guidelines. An inverter needs to supply two needs [...]

By | 2018-08-23T11:25:49-07:00 August 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

How do I connect the charge controller to the battery?

You will need a negative and positive cable to connect the charge controller to the battery. The cable size is determined by the size of the charge controller. We recommend using high quality, certified cable with high quality lugs and shrink tubing. Our cables are UL listed and extra flexible and made for inverter applications. [...]

By | 2018-05-02T14:05:44-07:00 May 1st, 2018|0 Comments

What is the difference between 12, 24 and 48 Volt DC systems?

12, 24, or 48V? When entering into the off-grid and renewable energy industry, one of the first questions that will need to be answered is “what capacity and voltage configuration do I need for my battery bank?”. Most inverters will fall into 3 categories for their input requirements: 12VDC, 24VDC, and 48VDC. This is referring [...]

By | 2017-10-02T14:17:43-07:00 October 2nd, 2017|1 Comment

What inverter should I use in my RV?

I need power that doesn’t keep the campground up at night! Does this sound familiar? You can have power and not run the generator by using an AIMS DC to AC power inverter. Most RVs come with a converter. Don’t mistake a converter with an inverter. A converter converts 120 VAC electricity into 12 VDC. [...]

By | 2017-09-26T15:07:22-07:00 September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

What is an ETL listed inverter?

Our ETL listed models that conform to UL 458 or UL1741 and CSA 22.2 have a few internal components that are different from our non UL models. These components have been recommended by the ETL lab and are required to pass ETL certification equivalent to UL 458 / UL 1741 standards. The ETL listed models [...]

By | 2019-01-11T14:01:26-07:00 September 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Do you offer financing?

NEED FINANCING? We have partnered with Paypal Credit to offer financing. Simply add the products to the shopping cart, click Paypal as the payment option and follow the prompts to apply for financing with Paypal Credit. For more info about Paypal Credit click here.  

By | 2017-09-21T12:13:09-07:00 September 21st, 2017|2 Comments

How many batteries do I need for my inverter?

To size a battery bank we take the hours needed continuously x watts = total watts/DC volts=amps needed. Example: 3 hours of run time needed * 1500 watts = 4500 watts total / 12 volts DC = 375 amps. You will need a total of 375 amps of stored power in the batteries. We don't [...]

By | 2017-09-20T15:58:23-07:00 September 20th, 2017|52 Comments

Can I get a tax rebate?

Yes.  A taxpayer may claim a credit of 30% of qualified expenditures for a system that serves a dwelling unit located in the United States that is owned and used as a residence by the taxpayer. Please click here for more information.

By | 2017-09-19T12:48:54-07:00 September 19th, 2017|0 Comments