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Auto xs power station

I have purchased an auto xs power station and there was no user manual with it. I can only find that u have 2 charge this but there is only 1 green light on and im not sure if it is working or not. Can anyone help?

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  • madda65 Apr 22, 2009

    when i plug the mains in the red charging light illuminates then after a few seconds it goes out and i am left with 1 green light. I have left it like this for a couple of hours and when i remove the power led and turn on the power i get a red light indicating it requires charging. argh

  • j_mcm717 May 25, 2009

    auto-xs plugged in ,green light is on to say battery condition. is good yet nothing works.no power, it is not charging.

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    A1Z1 Apr 07, 2014

    You can get the manual at this link: https://www.google.com/url?q=http://erni...

  • A1Z1
    A1Z1 Apr 07, 2014

    Download manual at:https://www.google.com/url?q=http://erni...

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Hi, i had the same problem and emailed the manufacturer. They suggested that i try to charge it up using a regular car battery charger, simply connect the crocodile clips to the charger and trickle charge for 3 to 4 hours. this worked for me. hope you have same success.
they did say that if this did not fix the problem then i needed to replace the battery, a used motorcycle battery will do the trick.

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The solution for it replace the capacitor 470uF in the charger. It should provide 15V at 500mA or get a new adapter. Usually if capacitor dead it could draw ~25V. Have fun.

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In most inverters the green light signifies that it is charging. When the power goes out, the red light comes on and the inverter provides backup power. The simplest way to check is to turn off you mains for a second and see if the inverter fires up.. If not then the inverter switch is not turned on. Just flip it to the other side and it will power up.


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