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how to make an invertor in home? Answered

small capacity invertor to make one house full of light

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jj37 (author)2009-09-21

if you are trying to light a house off of 12v batteries I would go with led cuz it wont burn down your house

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seandogue (author)2009-09-21

The big issue isn't how to make one, it's how to conform to codes.

Unfortunately, it'll literally cost you $900 (US) to get the electrical specification that outlines that information. For electrical standard covering areas outside the US I'm not sure, but I suspect that the cost will be similar.

If you want to know more about what an inverter does and how it works, here's a link to a description of what an inverter is and how it works. From the link, choose Inverter (electrical)

Without expertise in electronic design, it is probably, as re-design suggests, better to purchase one than to try to build one yourself.

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Re-design (author)2009-09-21

No, you just end up burning the house down. It'd be much cheaper just to buy one. Unless you have a good stash of the right parts you'll spend 4 times as much for parts and still have to tinker. It won't have any safeguards built-in like a production on will.

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