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Motor trend 2400 watt inverter has 147 VAC from both hot and Neut

Motor Trend 2400 watt inverter measures 147 volts from ground terminal to both the hot and neutral. It measures 113.8 between the hot and neutral.Is this normal?? I'm reluctant to plug any expensive equipment into it. Don't want to damage anything.

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Assuming you are testing alternating current and not direct current that sounds quite normal. Plug with confidence. You are using equipment designed for 110v-120v and you're getting 113.8v where it matters most. Higher voltage to ground is nothing unusual, that's just how this inverter is designed.

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