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Paul posted a topic in Electricity / Power: Mains, Solar, Hydro & Wind PowerIn a recent thread, the talk about voltage inverters caused me to think of something. I know some of you folks will be more voiced than I am regarding power inverters. Not sure how you load them. But, one thing I learned from old school guys was, never load an inverter too heavily, especially Chinese made ones. The heaviest load I put on any inverter is 50% to 70%, tops. I never run them at 100% capacity. Imagine running one, day in, day out, at 100% rated capacity. How long would you expect it to last doing so? I had never thought about that, prior to someone asking me that ques