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Can I Run Everchill Refrigerator with AC Power from Modified Sine Wave Converter

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Will this refrigerator work on modified sine wave? I have a Jupiter 2000 watt inverter that produces modified sine wave current. Most home refrigerators work on sine wave current. Thanks

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As long as your inverter has the capacity to meet the startup and running capacities of a refrigerator, you are able to run the Everchill # 324-000110, which has an amp draw of 0.8 amps. With that being said, it's likely not going to run as efficiently as it would run while being powered by a pure sine wave inverter and could potentially run hot at times. You'll want to make sure that the refrigerator unit is well vented and not stored in a cabinet or anything of the sort.

For this reason you may want to consider upgrading to a pure sine wave inverter like the Go Power Industrial Pure Sine Wave # 34278156 which offers the same 2000 watt capacity as your existing inverter, but will provide you with much cleaner and steady power AC power from your DC battery.

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