150W Car / Plane®
Mobile Power Inverter
Slimline Style
Power / Fault Indicator
This light will turn off if the inverter
encounters problems.
LED is ON – Normal operation.
LED is flashing – Low voltage
warning signal indicates the supply
voltage is low.
LED is OFF – Unit is off and no
power is being output. Either the
inverter is not plugged into a powered
socket or it has gone into protection
mode due to overheating, overvoltage,
overloading or short circuit.
Ventilation openings
• Do not block or cover any louvered vents. Place the
inverter on a flat surface with good ventilation
between 0-35 oC and ideally 15-25 oC.
• Do not place the inverter on or near a heating
vent or any piece of heat generating equipment.
Keep inverter away from direct sunlight.
• Do not allow water or other liquids to come into
contact with the inverter.
Typical Usage
This listing is for reference purpose only.
Some devices exceed the wattages listed.
Before using the device, please refer to the
owner’s manual for actual wattage required.
Play Station
Cellular Phone Charger
Portable Color Printer
Hi-Fi 4 head Stero VCR
Notebook computer
13” color TV
CD Player
Work Light
Fax Machine
10 Watt
25 Watt
30 Watt
40 Watt
50 Watt
70 Watt
85 Watt
100 Watt
170 Watt
AC output
This inverter is fitted with a spade type 32Vdc
20A fuse. Once the fuse blows, replace with a
same specification and type fuse. Usage of
another type fuse or metal wire will cause
abnormal overheating or even fire hazards.
Any electric appliance with the power
consumption beyond 150W is not allowed.
This inverter is not recommended for use
with inductive loads, such as fluorescent
lamps or pumps and most heat generation
equipment such as hair dryers, coffee
makers, irons, heaters and toasters. Permanent damage to the unit and excessive
overheating may result.
Note: When replacing the fuse, please make sure that
all the electrical device(s) are turned off and the power
cables are unplugged. Make sure the fuse is replaced
correctly and before reconnecting the device(s).
USB Output
(DC power only)
Hypertronics to CLA Car /
Plane adapter
Accessory Powering System cable
(sold separately)
DC In-Auto connector
DC In-Air connector (for airline
compatibility, go to Web site below)
Electrical Ratings:
Isolated Inverter
Input: 12-16= 20A max
AC Output: 240V~ 50Hz
USB Output: 5V= 0.5A
PPS Output: 12-16V= 0.85A
For indoor use only
Operating Period: 6 hours
Note: Please only use Targus
designed accessory only
Digital Device tip
(sold seperately)
For tip compatibility,
go to Web site below.
If the external flexible cord of this inverter is
damaged, it shall be replaced by the manufacturer or its
service agent or a similar qualified person in order to
avoid a hazard.
Regularly check input and output connections are tight.
Loose connections can generate harmful heat and / or
damage the inverter or power source. Prevent shock
Mobile phone
MP3 player
Quick Start Guide
Features and specifications subject to change without notice. © 2007, Targus Australia Pty Ltd 117-119 Bowden Street, Meadowbank NSW 2114 Australia.
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150W Car / Plane®
Mobile Power Inverter
Slimline Style
Trouble Shooting
Safety Precautions
Problem: No Power Output, indicator not ON
Possible causes and suggestions:
• This device outputs 240 Volts of electricity just as a wall
socket does. Exercise extreme care that nothing comes in
contact with the AC connector.
• The Car’s battery is low (<11.5Vdc) or defective
Start the engine to recharge or replace the car’s battery if
needed. Disconnect the input cable before starting the car’s
engine to minimize power surge. If such a case occurs,
reconnect the cable to resume normal operation.
• Connection cable is not secured
Reconnect the cables and make sure all plugs are secured.
• Equipment being operated draws too much power
Reduce load to continuous 150 watts or below and use
equipment with starting surge power within inverter capability.
• Do not use in the presence of water or moisture.
• Do not use or place the inverter near flammable
materials or any locations that may accumulate flammable
fumes or gases.
• To avoid potential property damage, do not leave this
inverter or any device operating unattended in vehicle.
• Always disconnect the input to the inverter when it is not
in use.
• Inverter in thermal shut down condition
Allow the inverter to cool down. Ensure there is ventilation
around the unit.
• Disconnect the input cable before starting your car to
minimize surges.
• Inverter Fuse blown
Unplug the power cable and replace the fuse following fuse
replacement instruction.
• Reverse polarity connection will result in a blown fuse
and may cause permanent damage to the inverter
(Damage due to reversed polarity is not covered by our
• Automotive Fuse for Cigarette Lighter Blown
Check and replace the fuse for your car's cigarette lighter
following the instructions in your car's service manual.
• Do not connect to AC distribution wiring.
Problem: Low Output Voltage
Possible cause and suggestions:
• Inverter is overloaded
Reduce load to continuous 150 watts or below to maintain
• Input voltage below 11.5Vdc
Keep input voltage above 12Vdc to maintain regulation.
Replace the car’s battery if needed.
• Improper use of this inverter can cause personal injury,
property damage, and or loss of life.
• This is not a toy. Keep away from reach of children.
• Indoor use only.
• The maximum in-seat DC power on an airplane is 75
Watts.Exceed this limit may shut down the in-seat power
Technical Support
For technical questions, please visit:
Internet: www.targus.com/support.asp
Internet: www.targus.com/au
Email: infoaust@targus.com
Telephone: 1800-641-645
New Zealand
Telephone: 0800-633-222
Product Registration
Targus recommends that you register your Targus accessory shortly after purchasing it. To register your Targus accessory, go to: http://www.targus.com/registration.asp
You will need to provide your full name, email address, phone number, and company information (if applicable).
Targus warrants this product to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for one year. If your Targus accessory is found to be defective within that time, we will promptly repair or
replace it. This warranty does not cover accidental damage, wear and tear, or consequential or incidental loss. Under no conditions is Targus liable for loss of, or damage to a computer; nor
loss of, or damage to, programs, records, or data; nor any consequential or incidental damages, even if Targus has been informed of their possibility. This warranty does not affect your
statutory rights.
Quick Start Guide
Features and specifications subject to change without notice. © 2007, Targus Australia Pty Ltd 117-119 Bowden Street, Meadowbank NSW 2114 Australia.