Probing the Mysteries of Power Inverters: Part I

Thanks to power inverters, generating your own electricity doesn't mean you have to give up the convenience of AC living.

power inverters - Fig 2 inverter current flow
The first half of the AC cycle: In the inverter, the right transistor shuts off, forcing current to flow counterclockwise through the left transistor and back to the battery. The induced current in the load flows clockwise.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff