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OT Christmass lights and inverters?

Mom's decorating her jeep for toys for tots and we have a 140watt contiinuous 300 watt peak inverter how many strands of christmass lights can be run off of it?

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Re: OT Christmass lights and inverters?

Check some lights out at a store , look at the label and see how many amps they draw . Example , if the rating is 2 amps @110v , then the draw in watts is 220w. Stay below 80% of the inverter's rated continous draw , and it won't overheat .
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