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 6 current and voltage out of phase
This diagram shows what happens as the voltage increases across a motor winding. The current must work harder to stay in step with it. However, despite such efforts, the current can't keep up and lags behind the voltage.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff