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Thor Invertor comes on then shuts off

I am using the inverter to power a boatlift. When I turn on the inverter I am using an extension cord-- only way I can operate. It turns on then shuts off after about 10 seconds. Any reason why? Is there a special extension cord needed?

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I guess you have checked that the wattage of the power lift is lower than the rating of the inverter. It will need to be at least 25% less at a guess possibly more as the starting current will be a lot higher than the rated value of the motor.

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I am using 2500 cobra inverter .when i go to plug in extention cord led comes up ( OPP ) and and i do know what that stsnds for ? no power


Short Circuit Protection - OPP



If the

AC output of the inverter is shortcircuited

for one second or more,

it will shut down to protect itself.

The meter will flash as shown to

indicate Short Circuit Protect and

an alarm will sound.

To restore normal operation,

disconnect the short circuit and

turn the unit


Off and On again
using the

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If the screen is dark and there is still sound is usually because there is no power to the inverter board. Parts that cause this are inverter, power supply or main controller board. Power to the LCD panel should also be tested.

before declaring the TV faulty make sure that the problem is not cable settings or source selection.

Check if there is on screen display (the menu). If OSD is displayed, then the problem is either cable/source settings or a defective input circuit. Try also disconnecting power cord for ten minutes and then up to one hour. Power drain may fix temporary faults.

If all that does not work, then the problem is either inverter or power board. In some case the main controller board may also be responsible.

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From a user level point of view, all you should do is disconnecting power cord for fifteen minutes, and testing the TV with different connected devices and different cables (e.g. with a DVD, a receiver box, using a SCART and using HDMI).
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