There are two basic types of inverters, modified and pure or true sine. Learn why there is a big difference when powering modern appliances and laptops. Find out how inverters incorporate multi-stage chargers that are designed to condition batteries. Jeff Cote, of Pacific Yacht Systems, will also take a look at some new options like automatic generator start and using your onboard Wi-Fi to remotely monitor your inverter.
Jeff is a systems design engineer, avid boater, entrepreneur, the author of the monthly column "Tech Talk" in Pacific Yachting Magazine and a regular yacht club and Power Squadron presenter. His company, Pacific Yacht Systems Inc., provides boaters with easy to use, reliable solutions for marine electrical and electronics. Jeff’s presentations are designed for beginners, tech-savvy, and DIY experts alike.