CAUTION: DO NOT OPERATE YOUR INVERTER FOR MORE THAN 5 MINUTES
OR AT HIGHER POWER USING THESE CABLE SIZES. REFER TO TABLE 5 ON
PAGE 16 ????.
Ideally, the cables should be no more than 4 ft (1.5 m) long.
See table 2 for a pictorial representation of the wire gauges.
Strip approximately 1/2 inch (1.25cm) of insulation from
the ends of the cables being connected to the inverter. Attach
5/16 inch ring terminals to the ends of the wires to be attached
to the DC terminals on the 2500W INVERTER. The ring terminals
should be crimped with a proper crimping tool.
The other ends of the cables, which are connected to the
power source, must be terminated with lugs or other connectors
that allow a secure, low resistance connection to be made
to the power source. For instance, if the power source is
a battery, the cables must be terminated with battery terminals
that clamp to the posts on the battery.
Remember! A solid, low resistance connection to the DC power
source is essential for proper operation of the 2500W INVERTER.
4.3 Test Loads
Use only equipment rated for 110-120 (or 220-240) volt, 60
(or 50) Hz AC operation that has a power consumption of 500
watts or less. We recommend that you start with a relatively
low power load, such as a 100 watt lamp, to verify your test
set- up before trying high power loads. We recommend you use
a test load which is easily connected to your 2500W INVERTER
AC output. For example, use a test load with an AC plug.