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If you have questions concer

 

OWNER’S MANUAL

 

 

 

Pro-100W

 

 

 

 

operation of this Whistler product please

 

vice:

 

 

call customer ser

 

 

 

 

 

 

1-800-531-0004

 

 

 

 

 

Hours: Monday - Friday

 

 

 

 

 

tainment center

100 Watt

 

 

 

8:00 am - 5:00 pm CT

 

 

 

or visit

 

Power Inver

 

 

 

www.whistlergroup.com

 

 

 

 

 

Please keep the receipt in a safe place.

 

 

 

 

 

You may register your product online at

 

 

 

 

 

www.whistlergroup.com. If the unit is

 

 

 

 

 

returned without a dated proof of purchase,

THE WHISTLER GROUP, INC.

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Bentonville, AR 72712

 

 

 

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© 2010 The Whistler Group, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction

Dear Whistler Owner,

 

Your new Whistler power inverter allows you

 

 

 

un sometor AC appliances right fr

om your

 

 

 

car, boat or RV. They’re great for weekend

 

 

 

use and life on the road. They’re also great

 

 

 

for power outages!

 

 

 

 

To fully acquaint yourself with the operation of

 

 

 

this inver , we recommend reading this

 

 

 

entire manual.

 

 

 

 

Sincerely,

 

Whistler offers a complete line of DC to AC

THE WHISTLER GROUP, INC.

 

ters ranginginver fr

om 100toWatts3000

 

 

 

 

 

Watts. These inver

fer advanced

 

 

 

technology, dependable operation and will

 

 

provideviceyearswhenof reliableused ser

 

 

 

in accordance with our operating instr

1

 

Getting Started

Features

1. Remove your lighter and inser volt power plug firmly into the

cigarette lighter receptacle in your vehicle.

2.The LED Indicator light will illuminate confirming that power is at the inverter.

3.Plug the appliance into the AC receptacle

 

on the rear panel of the inver .

4. Plug the USB powered device into the

ter

inver s USB power por

terNOTE:The inver s USB port does not

data communicationssuppor.

n itself off automatically

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Features

 

Blown Automotive Fuse

A. 12-VoltCigarette Lighter Power Plug

Depending on the make and model of your

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unning the powerautomobile,inver r

th AmericanB.Nor120V AC Outlet.

 

full capacity fromt your cigarette lighter por

C. ON/OFF Indicator light.

 

 

may result in a blown automotive cigarette

D. 5-PointAdjustment plug.

 

 

lighter fuse. This fuse must be replaced with

E. USB Power Porblown

 

the same size fuse. Please note, a

 

 

automotive fuse will not cause damage to

 

your cars wiring.

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4

5

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NOTE: In the event of automatic shut down, remove

· When attempting to operate battery

 

 

Consumer Warranty

 

 

 

Service Under Warranty

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purchaser for a period of one year from the

 

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minutes. If the battery charger becomes

 

 

 

In Review

 

 

 

 

 

 

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or a comparable model), at Whistlers option,

 

 

 

 

abnormally warm, disconnect it from the

 

 

in materials and workmanship. This limited

 

without charge to the purchaser when returned

· Never attempt to operate the inverter

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with a dated store receipt to the address

 

 

 

 

 

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suitable sturdy equivalent, fully insured,with

· While connecting the inver

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

for damages arising from the use, misuse, or

 

return receipt requested to:

that source,the make cer

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operation of this product.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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flammable fumes or gases in the vicinity.

 

run for approximately 10 minutes to

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whistler Repair Dept.

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the appliance or equipment does not

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please allow 3 weeks for turnaround time.

exceed 100 watts.

 

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IMPORTANT:

Whistler will not assume responsibility

IMPORTANT:

 

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The minimum out of war

 

 

 

 

Customer Service

 

 

 

 

 

To validate that your unit is within

 

 

your Whistler. 100 watt inverter is $10.00 (U.S.)

 

 

for loss or damage incurred in shipping. Therefore, please ranty period,thewarmake sur

 

 

 

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If you have questions concerning the operation

ship your unit insured with return receipt requested.

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questions Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m.

information:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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to 5:00 p.m. (CT).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

amount. Payment may also be made by

 

 

· Your name and street address (for shipping

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MasterCard, VISA and American Express;

 

 

 

 

via UPS), a daytime telephone number,

Service Out Of Warranty

 

 

 

 

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personal checks are not accepted. In the

 

and an e-mailaddress (if applicable).

Unitsranty”will be repaired at “out of war

 

 

 

 

Max. Continuous Power..................100 Watts

 

 

 

event repairs cannot be covered by the

 

· A detailed description of the problem,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surge Capability (Peak Power).... 200*Watts

viceserrates when:

 

 

 

 

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Waveform.......................Modified Sine Wave

·

A dated store receipt is not supplied.

 

 

who will outline options available to you. If you

Input Voltage Range.....11-15.5+/- 0.5 VDC

bill of sale.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

·

The unit has been returned without its

 

 

elect not to have your unit repaired/replaced,

AC Receptacle....................110V AC 3 Prong

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beur3unitcer. is r

 

eturned with its serial

 

serial number.

 

 

 

 

 

it will be returned to you along with your

 

Fuse.................................10 amp (Glass Type)

number. For reference, please write your unit’s

The· unit has been abused, modified, installed

 

tifiedcercheck or money or

der.

 

 

USB ................................. 5 Volts 500mA Max

 

improperly, or had its housing removed.

 

5.15” L x 2.52”DimensionsW x 1....69” H

 

serial number in the following space:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMPORTANT: When returning your unit for service,

 

Weight............................

oximately 4.8 oz.

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appr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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*

 

 

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Under certain conditions your inverter may

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

provide up to 2 times the continuous rating for a

under war

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