Daily Giz Wiz 44: XPower Powerpack 400 Plus

Episode 44 of the podcast

Subject: Review of XPower Powerpack 400 Plus
Released:Thursday 20 April 2006
Length:about 9 minutes
Download file:dgw0044.mp3 (4.2 MB)

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Portable/Emergency unit that delivers up to 400W of AC power to electrical appliances, with 2 AC outlets.  It includes jumper cables, built-in light, an AC charger that recharges the Powerpack from a standard wall outlet, and a DC charging cable to recharge the unit from the battery of a car, truck, boat or small RV.  A three-digit digital display indicates the percentage of available battery capacity and the watts of power being drawn from its two AC outlets. The XPower Powerpack 400 Plus also includes a built-in air compressor with nozzle adapters to quickly inflate tyres or sports equipment.  Runs many 115-volt AC or 12-volt DC products anywhere. Built-in 400W inverter.  Sealed, non-spillable 20 amp-hour AGM battery. Audible alarm signals overheat and under voltage conditions.  Overload and over-temperature protection to ensure longer inverter life.  The AC charger stores in the unit.  Recharge at home or from a vehicle.

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