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Subject Inverter Waveform Basics
Author Sascha Deri
 
 
Waveform Basics

There are basically two types of inverters on the market today: modified sine wave and sine wave. The differences between these two types of inverters are subtle but significant in the way they operate certain types of loads.

Modified sine wave
A modified sine wave inverter can adequetely power most household appliances and power tools. It is more economical, but may present certain compromises with some loads such as microwave ovens, laser printers, clocks and cordless tool chargers.

Sine wave
A sine wave inverter is designed to replicate and even improve the quality of electricity supplied by utility companies. To operate higher-end electronic equipment, a sine wave inverter is recommended.
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