Cobra CPI 490
Compact 400 Watt Power Inverter
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Technology You Need
Power Where You Need It
Power up your next pregame, bring convenient appliances on your next road trip, or even turn your car into a mobile office.
400 Watts of Continuous Power
Get up to 400 watts in continuous power for most office equipment and household appliances with a peak operating power of 800 watts.
Grounded AC Outlets
Power up to 2 appliances with grounded outlets for each.
2.4 Amp USB Port
Charge your smartphone, tablet, and many other mobile devices from the convenient USB port.
Multiple Power Options
Power your inverter from your 12V cigarette lighter port or direct from your battery with the included cables.
Get 5 levels of protection against failures—thermal shutdown, reverse polarity, over-voltage, low voltage shutdowns, and a low voltage alarm.
Your inverter includes protection circuitry for both the inverter and connected devices.
400 Watt Power
Get 400 watts of continuous power and 800 watts peak power
Multiple Power Sources
Power from your 12V cigarette lighter or vehicle battery
Grounded AC Outlets
Powers up to two household appliances or pieces of office equipment
Inverter includes protection circuitry for all connected devices
Includes a convenient USB port for charging most mobile devices
Road Trip Ready
Ideal for cross-country trips or RV enthusiasts
Item # CPI490
Weight: 1.05 lb (476.27 g)
Height: 6.50 in. (165.1 mm)
Width: 5.25 in. (133.35 mm)
Depth: 2.5 in. (63.5 mm)
400 Watts continuous power - 800 Watts peak power.
2 grounded AC outlets - Powers up to two household appliances.
2.4A USB port - Charge mp3 players, smart phones, tablets and many other USB-powered devices.
Cigarette lighter cord & direct-to-battery cables included - Provides power directly from vehicle battery.
Pentagon Protection™ - 5 levels of protection against failures: thermal shutdown, reverse polarity protection, over-voltage shutdown, low voltage shutdown and low voltage alarm.
The fan does not run
This is normal. The fan will only run when needed, if the inverter starts to get hot.
The output voltage is low
The voltage from your inverter is a little different than the voltage in your home. The voltage in your home is called a “sine wave”, while the voltage from the inverter is a “modified sine wave”. Because of this difference, you will need a meter that measures “true RMS” voltage. If your meter does not measure “true RMS”, then it will read low.
If it does not say “true RMS” on the front of your meter, then it is not a true RMS meter and it will read low.