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400W Black & Decker Power Inverter Doesn't Power My LCD TV

I have a 400W Black & Decker Power Inverter. It works just fine to power my laptop dvd player etc. When I try to use it on my lcd tv it turns on for a few seconds and then shuts off. The tv is only rated at 125W so it is within the power limits. Anyone know what can be the problem?

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The problem of your inverter is from
your battery .your laptop and dvd
player requires little current to
operate.But you tv requires more power
to run, if your battery is low you it will
not last for 3 minutes. If your battery
has a low current rating, it will also be a
cause, for example, if it is below
100ampere hour. Lastly if your battery
is bad i.e. if it reads below the
stipulated dc voltage Require by your
inverter to operate.

Posted on May 10, 2010

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