This article provides some great points to take into consideration when purchasing inverters.
“Inverters, which convert DC power into AC power to power creature comforts in the truck cab, have always been a magnet for controversy. Fleets know drivers love them, as they provide an extra measure of creature comfort – who wouldn’t want to plug in their devices like they do at home? But fleet managers can be nervous about inverters and their potential to damage the truck’s electrical system.
However, the distrust of inverters in many cases is becoming a thing of the past – if the right inverter and installation practices are followed, says Don Wilson, technical applications engineer for inverter maker Xantrex. Inverters can be a great asset to drivers and fleets, he says.…”