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Inverter to run a Keurig

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by Erll, Mar 29, 2011.

  1. Mar 29, 2011 at 5:06 PM
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    Erll

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    So just wanted to let anyone who wants to know, it is possible to run a Keurig coffee maker off a 1500 watt inverter. I just did an install of a Cobra inverter in my wife's Kia Mini Van.

    She wanted to be able to run the keurig for our long trips back and forth to Denver from Iowa.

    Crazy I know, but if Momma aint happy aint nobody happy.
     
  2. Mar 29, 2011 at 5:16 PM
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    98tacoma27

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  3. Mar 29, 2011 at 5:24 PM
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    wow. convenience store coffee isnt good enough?
     
  4. Mar 29, 2011 at 5:25 PM
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    Have you ever driven from Iowa to Denver???
     
  5. Mar 30, 2011 at 4:36 AM
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    it has a 1400 watt heating element, so it will pull about 145 amps DC given 1500 watts at 85% efficient.

    You aren't kidding about nothing between Des Moines and Denver, Nebraska is kinda boring

    I also added a quick connect,so i can move it to the tacoma if i need it
     
  6. Mar 30, 2011 at 5:05 AM
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    Wow, where the hell is that?!?! I'm putting in for a transfer, we're over $3.50 here...
     
  8. Mar 30, 2011 at 11:45 AM
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    I am glad to see someone doing the research that's needed for us java drinkers. :pccoffee: Thank you.
     
  9. Mar 30, 2011 at 12:51 PM
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    i use my JetBoil, and a coffee press. no inverter in my turkey blind :)
     
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