Black & Decker Introduces Three New Power Inverters

Power Small Electronics From Your Vehicle


-- Converts vehicle's 12 volt DC power into household 120 volt AC power

-- AC and/or USB outlets to charge/power a variety of tools, electronics and small appliances

-- Easy to use with icons that show the appropriate applications for power supply (500W and 800W)

-- Low battery indicator provides warning when vehicle battery is running low

Oct 04, 2010, 15:30 ET from Black & Decker

TOWSON, Md., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Recharge small electronics from your vehicle with Black & Decker's new line of Power Inverters, including the 800 Watt Power Inverter (PI800BB), the 500W 2-in-1 Vehicle Power Supply (PI500BB) and the Electronics Power Converter (PI100BB).  Designed for consumers on the go, these inverters offer the convenience of electric power from a car, SUV, truck or minivan.

Whether camping, tailgating or simply recharging small electronics, there is sure to be a new Black & Decker power inverter to meet most any need:

800-Watt Power Inverter

  • Powers tools, appliances and small electronics that require up to 800 watts by directly connecting to the battery, including televisions, blenders, and more
  • Dual AC outlets charge multiple tools, electronics and small appliances at the same time

500-Watt 2-in-1 Vehicle Power Supply

  • Unique design allows users to power small electronics up to 100 watts through a 12-Volt outlet (cigarette lighter), or power appliances up to 500 watts by connecting directly to the battery
  • Icons illuminate with the appropriate applications depending on method of attachment

100-Watt Electronics Power Converter

  • AC and USB outlets power smaller electronics such as phones and MP3 players from inside the car. Charge electronics using the USB charging cable supplied with electronic devices
  • The easy-to-use plug pivots for optimum use, space efficiency and easy storage

The Power Inverters from Black & Decker convert a car's DC electric current into AC electric current or 120 Volt household power. The 500-Watt and 800-Watt inverters are convenient and easy to use with icons that show the appropriate applications for the power supply. In addition, a low battery indicator alerts when a vehicle's battery is running low.

The Power Inverters are engineered to be durable and reliable and offer superior performance with overload and short-circuit protection along with LED power and fault indicators.

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