Whistler PRO-100W User Manual

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© 2010 The Whistler Group, Inc.














Dear Whistler Owner,


Your new Whistler power inverter allows you




un sometor AC appliances right fr

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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.







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Getting Started


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


inver s USB power por

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the same size fuse. Please note, a



automotive fuse will not cause damage to


your cars wiring.





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and an e-mailaddress (if applicable).

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




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

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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.










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elect not to have your unit repaired/replaced,

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







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serial number.






it will be returned to you along with your


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

number. For reference, please write your unit’s

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tifiedcercheck or money or




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:


















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