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I have a cherokee 1000 watt inverter.when i try to use my 700 watt microwave,the inverter just shuts down.but any other device i use such as a tv or dvd player works fine.what should I check?

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I think you are probably not going to have enough start up power for a microwave.They draw alot of amps on start up and I think your tv or dvd will pull about 1/3 to start.
I have a 8750 watt max watt generator and my wifes microwave is the only appliance in the house other than dryer that will make it change rpms.
Hope this helps you. Thanks

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