Before you can tell what constitutes the best power inverters for trucks, you might wonder, “what exactly is a power inverter? A power inverter is a useful electronic device that safely converts direct current (DC) into alternating current (AC). This alternating current charges and operates vehicles, such as trucks, and household
appliances. Technicians and engineers use these currents to power many appliances for both household and commercial use. For this article, we’ll focus on power inverters as used in truck toolboxes. No matter what you do – whether it’s asphalt paving, concrete work, electrical work, HVAC or any other contracting, you can discover the benefits of having a powerful, reliable power inverters.
What Makes the Best Truck Power Inverter?
When buying or choosing a power inverter for your truck, there are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind. For starters, inverters come in different sizes, so ask yourself, what dimensions fit my truck? More extensive models also tend to produce more power. They range from 300 watts to 5,000 watts. These large inverters are suitable, however, they usually cost much more than others. Think about your engine output, truck bed space, and budget. Size isn’t everything! Find an inverter with the right quality to match your vehicle. A high-end inverter is one that has undergone many quality tests and has proved to last beyond its
warranty time. You might find yourself paying high maintenance cost for a cheaply made power box.
List of the 7 best power inverters for trucks
Many online stores sell the best power inverters on the market. You always want to look for one who specializes in finding you the right truck bed products and accessories at only the most affordable rates and that accurately fit the dimensions of your truck bed. Here’s a rundown of select power inverters for vehicles that we offer:
- ERAYAK 800-Watt Power Inverter
- BESTEK 200W Power Inverter
- BESTEK 1000W Power Inverter
- BESTEK 300W Dual AC Outlets Power Car Inverter
- Power Bright APS600-12 Pure Sine Power Inverter 600 Watts
- KRIEGER 2000 Watt 12V Power Car Inverter KR2000
- KRIEGER 1500 Watt 12V Power Inverter KR1500
Let’s break down the details:
1 – The ERAYAK 800-Watt Power Inverter
This power inverter is a personal favorite for its easy portability and at a more than affordable price. The Whistler can run as high as 800 watts, which should cover the needs of almost any truck and project needs. Additionally, it has a USB outlet, a useful switch, and double AC outlets.
2 – The BESTEK 1200W Power Inverter
Just like ERAYAK, the 1200W BESTEK is relatively lightweight and portable. The size of this inverter makes it unique from the others. Its sleek body size makes it easy to handle and carry around the Jobsite. The BESTEK gives a maximum constant alternating current of about 500 watts. Additionally, it holds four ports, where you can connect USB and up to 3 power outlets. It’s simple to use with it’s intuitive and fluid controls; you connect your inverter, and you’re set within minutes!
3 – The BESTEK 1000W Power Inverter
This inverter features the same simplicity of its 200W cousin but with nearly double the current power! Using either connecting clamps or a plug-in directly into the cigarette lighter, the power inverter will generate a whopping 1000-watts! This incredible power makes it the best quality for your money’s worth. It has two outlets that support 110 volts each. It conserves energy by utilizing a built-in cooling fan. Also, the interior fuse helps regulate power and to avoid sudden surges.
4 – BESTEK 300W Dual AC Outlets Power Car Inverter
This smaller, portable inverter can support 300 watts. It has two ports where you can connect a USB cord and 12-volts power outlets. It is convenient to carry around because of its small size. Just as the larger 1000W model, this inverter has a built-in fan for cooling. At its low price, this is one of the best budget power inverters in the market.
5 – The Power Bright 2300 Watt 24V Power Inverter Featuring Dual 110V AC Outlets
Unlike the other previously mentioned power inverters for trucks, this inverter is made with a special metal alloy (anodized aluminum) for its outer covering. Plus, the green color is just awesome and pretty unique compared to any other converter on the market. While a bit heavier, this inverter gives out a very decent power current of around 2300 watts. It also has a unique cooling system – a thermal cooling fan to maintain optimal temperature. So, you can use this thing all day, no matter what job. Not saying that the other converters will blow – but with all equipment, you never want to overload it.
6 – KRIEGER 2000 Watt (4000 Watt Peak) 12V Power Car Inverter KR2000
The KRIEGER 2000 Watt 12V Power Car Inverter KR2000 converts the direct current of 12 volts to alternating current of 120 volts, accessible through either the
multiple USB ports or your truck’s power outlets. Best of all, it comes with a remote control to adjust the setting as you work your projects from afar. The indicators truly set the KRIEGER 2000 apart from the competition by giving an easy-to-understand display of temperatures and power levels for your convenience.
7 – KRIEGER 1500 Watt 12V Power Inverter KR1500
Finally, we the slightly less powerful KRIEGER 1500 12V! It offers the same functionality and utility as the KR2000 model. Check with your truck manufacturers to determine which best suits your vehicle. Whichever you choose, both have two USB ports like the others, power cables of around 3 meters, a stabilizing interior fuse, and remote control. What makes this inverter unique is its display screen, where you can quickly check the status of variables. Hopefully, this list help eases some indecision and gives you confidence in the right power inverter for you. If you have any further questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to give us a call!
Wherever you go, go with power!