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User’s Manual—Read before using this equipment
Smart AC™ 210 USB Inverter by Wagan Tech
Thank you for purchasing Smart AC 210 USB Inverter by Wagan Tech. With
minimal care and proper treatment it will provide years of reliable service.
Please read and understand all operating instructions carefully before use.
Your Smart AC Power Inverter converts 12V DC battery power to 110 V AC
household electrical power so you can operate products from your car, truck,
boat, SUV or RV.
Important: BEFORE USING YOUR SMART AC POWER INVERTER READ AND
UNDERSTAND THIS OWNER’S GUIDE. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS—THIS
OWNER’S GUIDE CONTAINS IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS.
OPERATION
1. Plug the inverter into your vehicle’s lighter socket. If the socket is too
large, adjust the negative connectors using the slide control to ensure a
snug fit. The (green) LED will light up.
2. Plug an AC product into the three prong AC receptacle and turn it on.
Ensure your product draws 210 watts or less of continuous AC power.
To avoid discharging the battery, always remove the inverter from the
lighter socket when not in use.
WARNINGS
• Shock hazard: The Smart AC Power Inverter generates the same AC
power as a normal household wall outlet.
FEATURES
Slide Control
Adjustable Neck
Green Power LED
• Do not open (no user-servicable parts inside). Do not insert foreign
objects into the outlet.
• Do not expose to water, rain or snow.
• Do not connect to power utility AC distribution wiring.
• Heated surface: The inverter housing may become uncomfortably warm,
reaching 65°C (150°F) under extended high power operation.
• During operation, keep the inverter from materials that may be affected
by high temperatures.
• Failure to follow the above may result in personal injury or damage to
the inverter.
USB Power
Cooling Fan
2 AC Ports
CAUTION
• Refer to the battery manufacturer’s safety instructions for proper battery
installation and operation.
• NEUTRAL FLOATING: Do not connect to the inverter any AC products
whose neutral conductor is connected to the ground.
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User’s Manual—Read before using this equipment
Smart AC™ 210 USB Inverter by Wagan Tech
• THE ELECTRICITY GENERATED BY THE INVERTER IS MODIFIED SINE
WAVE. Do not use the inverter to power the following devices: Small
appliances such as rechargeable flashlights, some razors, and some
rechargeable night lights that plug into a wall outlet for recharge. Some
battery chargers for rechargeable tools.
• Before using Wagan’s inverter, please check the equipment
manufacturer’s manual and specification to check if the equipment is
capable of being charged properly without damaging it.
Problem: Buzzing sound in audio systems
Inexpensive stereo systems have inadequate internal power supply filtering,
causing a buzzing sound. A system with a high quality filter is the only solution.
For additional technical support please e-mail customerservice@wagan.com
SPECIFICATIONS
Continuous Power
210 Watts (for 24 hours)
TROUBLESHOOTING
Peak Surge Power
500 Watts
Problem: AC product does not operate, green light does not light
AC Output Voltage
110V ± 5V AC RMS
60 Hz ± 5 Hz
Probable Cause
Suggested Remedy
AC Output Frequency
AC product connected is rated at
more than 210 watts; overload
shutdown occurs.
Use product with a power rating of
less than 210 watts.
AC Output Waveform
Modified Sine Wave
DC Input Voltage Range
12V DC (10–15V) DC
High starting surge has caused
overload shutdown even though AC
product connected is rated at less
than 500 watts.
Product exceeds inverter’s surge
capability. Use a product with starting
surge power of less than 500 watts.
Optimum Efficiency
90%
No Load Battery Drain
0.15A DC
Low Battery Shutdown
Yes (10V ± 0.5V DC)
Lighter socket or 12 volt outlet may
require ignition to be switched on.
Turn ignition key to accessory
position.
Thermal Cooling Fan
Yes
Input Short Circuit Protection
Yes
Poor contact with lighter socket or 12
volt outlet.
Press inverter firmly into the lighter
socket. Make sure the socket is clean.
AC Receptacles
2
USB Power
1
Net Weight
550g
Battery is discharged.
Recharge battery.
Fuse blown by heavy load.
Replace the 20A slow blow fuse by
unscrewing the fitting in the positive
connector.
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Wagan and wagan.com are trademarks used by Wagan Corporation.
WAGAN CORP. LIMITED WARRANTY
Date
Attn: Customer Service
WAGAN Corporation
31088 San Clemente St.
Hayward, CA 94544
All WAGAN Corporation Products must be registered
within (30) days of purchase to activate this warranty.
Mail the complete registration form, along with a copy
of the original sales receipt to:
Signature
Date of purchase
Store name
Item purchased
E-mail address
State, Zip code
City
Warranty Performance: During the above one (1) Year warranty period, a product
with a defect will be replaced with a comparable model when the product is
returned to WAGAN Corporation with an original store receipt. The replacement
product will be in warranty for the balance of the one (1) Year warranty period.
©2008 WAGAN Corp. Updated August 2008
Mailing
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Warranty Disclaimers: This warranty is in lieu of all warranties expressed or
implied and no representative or person is authorized to assume any other liability
in connection with the sale of our products. There shall be no claims for defects
or failure of performance or product failure under any theory of tort, contract or
commercial law including, but not limited to negligence, gross negligence, strict
liability, breach of warranty and breach of contract.
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A Returned Merchandise Authorization number (RMA#) is REQUIRED when
sending in any defective item. WAGAN Corporation is not responsible for any
item(s) returned without an official Returned Merchandise Authorization number.
The item(s) must be returned with prepaid shipping. WAGAN Corporation is not
responsible for any shipping charges incurred in returning the item(s) back to the
company for repair or replacement. This warranty is void if the product has been
damaged by accident, in shipment, unreasonable use, misuse, neglect, improper
service, commercial use, repairs by unauthorized personnel or other causes not
arising out of defects in materials or workmanship. This warranty is effective only
if the product is purchased and operated in the USA and does not extend to any
units which have been used in violation of written instructions furnished.
Please activate my limited warranty for WAGAN Corp.
Warranty Duration: This product is warranted to the original purchaser for a
period of one (1) Year from the original purchase date, to be free of defects in
material and workmanship. WAGAN Corporation disclaims any liability for
consequential damages. In no event will WAGAN Corporation be responsible
for any amount of damages beyond the amount paid for the product at retail. In
the event of a defective item, please contact WAGAN Corporation at (800) 2315806 to obtain a Returned Merchandise Authorization number (RMA#), and return
instructions. Each item returned will require a separate RMA#. After you have
received the RMA# and the return instructions from WAGAN Corporation, please
follow the instructions and send the item with PREPAID SHIPPING, along with all of
the required documentation, a complete explanation of the problem, your name,
address and daytime phone number. WAGAN Corporation will, at its option,
replace or repair the defective part.
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All WAGAN Corporation products are warranted to the original purchaser of
this product.
www.wagan.com
customerservice@wagan.com
USA & CAN Toll Free: 1.800.231.5806
Tel: 1.510.471.9221
31088 San Clemente Street
Hayward, CA 94544
U.S.A.
©2010 Wagan Corporation. All Rights Reserved
Wagan and wagan.com are trademarks used by Wagan Corporation
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