Black & Decker Power Inverter PI400AB - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


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This Power Inverter converts vehicle’s 12-volt DC power into household 115-volt AC power. AC and USB outlets power and/or recharge personal electronics.

We have owned one of these Power inverters for over a year now and have run a great deal with it, from TV to drill press PC and any thing that was small and that could run from my car. Very nice product.

SET UP: Connect wires. ensure correct polarity, push button on top. Plug in 110 volt appliance.

Hope this tip was of some use.

R/
David

Black & Decker... | Answered on Oct 27, 2012 | 502 views


The output of this inverter (and most others) is a modified sine wave, which isn't quite the same as a true sine wave - like you get from a wall outlet. Unfortunately, most transformers (which is essentially what your laptop power-supply is) require a true sine-wave. Your inverter will work fine for many other 110V applications. You can buy an inverter with a true sine-wave output, but they are more expensive.

Black & Decker... | Answered on Aug 19, 2010 | 587 views


There are two possibilites: the first is the over 400W power draw, the other is how you have the inverter connected. Do you have the inverter connected directly to the battery terminals (the clips) not the outlet plug (cigaretter lighter)? This is needed for any load over 80W and under 400W. (the inverter can handle a load demand over the 400W limit but only for short periods (800W).)

What is the load that your PC pulls (Is it a laptop or a desktop)? The laptop in my home has either a 65W or a 90W load (depending on the battery and the AC adapter we are using). Desktops take much more power (usually).

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Black & Decker... | Answered on Jul 16, 2010 | 570 views


Check fuses

Black & Decker... | Answered on May 12, 2010 | 259 views


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.

Black & Decker... | Answered on May 10, 2010 | 363 views


This inverter is a good Walmart inverter.
I had one that worked for about 6 months.

There really is no affordable fix.

RECOMENDATION:
Take it back if you can as soon as you can, dont fix it..

Hope this Tip Helps.

r/
David

Black & Decker... | Answered on Jan 30, 2010 | 447 views


If your not getting enough voltage to the inverter it will beep to let you know you don't have enough power. Most common cause is a lose connection thru your cigarette lighter. Also if you turn your key off it might be shutting down power to your plug.
Make sure you have a good connection with your battery or plug adapter. You also need a good battery so you don't go into a low voltage condition which will make your inverter beep.

Black & Decker... | Answered on Aug 27, 2015 | 14,298 views


I can't answer your question but I strongly suggest you urgently contact the manufacturer or dealer in order to clarify this most important point as a 3kw inverter isn't cheap and shouldn't need replacing very often.

Black & Decker... | Answered on Aug 31, 2017 | 1,271 views


Sure, you can find it on amazon... here: Amazon com Husky jump start adapter . I hope I have helped. Cheers

Black & Decker... | Answered on Dec 01, 2014 | 2,040 views


well the yellow light indicates a fault, the 5 volt USB is independent of the invert-er function, you kneed your unit serviced or possibly you have a low voltage cutout or high voltage protect ,check you manual for led fault indicator descriptions, battery voltages should be between 10.9 volts and 13.8 volts this can cause a fault if outside this range.
best regards Falco

Black & Decker... | Answered on Nov 05, 2013 | 271 views


Most power inverters supply a modified sine wave output. This is different from the true sine wave you get at home. It's close enough for many applications, but not close enough for many transformers, which is what your laptop power supply is. So the problem is that your laptop's power supply does not work with a modified sine wave input. Some will, some won't. Very common problem.

Black & Decker... | Answered on Aug 23, 2010 | 302 views


Look on this site and see if yoou can find one with:

Correct dimensions
Correct voltage
Correct terminal connections

Don't worry if capacity is a few more amp hours. Some batteries have improved the capacity.

Use your measuring tape for size.

http://search.digikey.com/scripts/DkSearch/dksus.dll?Cat=393246&k=battery%20sealed

Black & Decker... | Answered on Oct 23, 2009 | 1,334 views


sounds like my inverter im going to change the mofset or.triod it has 3 prongs.

Black & Decker... | Answered on Jul 27, 2009 | 216 views


Please use laptop having serial port if not available then purchase a new original usb to serial of famous brand like Siemens, Lenze, MITSUBISHI, local brands may not works.

Electronics -... | Answered on Nov 25, 2020 | 114 views


There is not and those are not easy to get. China sites like alliexpress has them if you want to chance it.

Electronics -... | Answered on Nov 14, 2020 | 169 views


There are several ways to do this and several complications that may arise. That said, here is a brief outline of one method:
1. Locate the music folder on your PC.
2. Insert your flash drive into the USB port (allowing time for it to install or access drivers).
3. Click on Start, select My Computer. Locate your flash drive (most likely list as Removable Disk or the brand name of the flash drive). Double click on that icon.
4. Right click the folder or music files you found in step 1. Select "Send to" and choose "Removable Disk." The transfer process may take several minutes depending upon the number of files you are transferring. After the transfer is complete, click on the USB flash drive icon on the Windows task bar and select Stop or Eject. The PC will advise you when it is safe to remove the flash drive.

Here is a link to other ways to put music on a Flash Drive:

https://www.wikihow.com/Put-Music-on-a-Flash-Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQ4HSnlJiao




Electronics -... | Answered on Aug 03, 2020 | 22 views


  1. Remove the memory card from your camera.
  2. Insert the memory card into your laptop's PC card slot. ...
  3. Locate the destination folder where you want to store your pictures, in your laptop. ...
  4. Open the destination folder of your choice [source: Dummies.com]. ...
  5. Select Import pictures to my computer from the choices offered.

Electronics -... | Answered on Jun 17, 2020 | 49 views


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Electronics -... | Answered on Jun 08, 2020 | 47 views


you can use a card reader adapter

Electronics -... | Answered on Apr 22, 2020 | 123 views

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