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Sine-wave Inverter: Replace existing or install under seat? What brand?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by lightfire, Dec 31, 2009.

  1. Dec 31, 2009 at 11:15 AM
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    lightfire

    lightfire [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone replaced the existing inverter with a sine-wave inverter? I was thinking about an 800 watt sine-wave inverter. Sounds like it may be easier just to do a separate one. Thoughts?
    I read all the inverter threads and not much mention of a sine-wave inverter.
     
  2. Dec 31, 2009 at 2:00 PM
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    Why?? ( Any inverter is a sine wave inverter- True sine wave or a modified or square sine wave)

    The "true" set ups I found seem significantly more expensive and the only real benefit gained is when used topower specialized equipment....
     
  3. Dec 31, 2009 at 2:42 PM
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    Huge difference IMO.
    I want to power some small studio monitors and a netbook.
     
  4. Dec 31, 2009 at 2:55 PM
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    Monitors like screens or speakers??

    Good luck with your search...
     
  5. Dec 31, 2009 at 3:53 PM
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    Near field studio monitor speakers. I figured even with the cost of a sine-wave inverter these speakers with 75 w power, built in crossovers, great components, super sound, etc will be cheaper than going the "car component route". And I want to run the netbook/GPS software as well.
     
  6. Dec 3, 2010 at 5:04 AM
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    speaking of sine waves. Does anyone know what the inverter in a 2011 is? is it a true sine wave or a modified square wave inverter?
     
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