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I have tried searching and have found a few answers to this throughout different threads, but figured having ONE location would be beneficial.

If you were buying a pure sine wave inverter, what would you get, and why?
 

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I have a Xantrex Prosine 2.0 , kind of pricey at $1200 but built well, handles high loads for a short period, fully programmable. It does have a multi-stage built in battery bank charger, but I rarely use it as I am totally off grid, just a few times I have used a generator to top off the batteries if it has been cloudy too many days in a row.

I purchased mine used on Ebay about 6 years ago for $700, I use it every weekend and for the last 3 weeks every day.

The only issue I have had is it seems to dislike really cold weather, under 10 degrees the circuit breaker trips a bit easier, however we are loading it hard with multiple saws and lights, power tool battery chargers etc.

I noticed the same thing last summer on 95+ degree days, it seemed to trip the circuit breaker more easily and required a reset.

Eventually when the house is done, I am going to install a Magnum 24v inverter as I am going to switch over to a 24v battery bank (running 840ah @ 12vdc bank now).
 

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What do you think about the new Prowatt 1000?

It looks like there are some really good reviews of this.

I was thinking maybe the Prowatt 1000 with the Truecharge 2. I can't get many reviews of the new Truecharge 2, though, so I am a bit hesitant. I am the kind of person that does a TON of research before making the decision to buy something.
 

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I like Samlex, made in Taiwan. I think that they are basically the same as the Power Bright. I have a 300 and 1500 watt inverter and they have worked good so far.
 
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