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Protected VS Unprotected Inverters

When you are working with high voltage devices or your profession specifically entails you having to deal with potentially dangerous currents, you always need to make sure that nothing can go wrong or fail, because otherwise your life will be in danger. While this fear is not so pronounced while working with every device, even those with extremely low voltage, there really is no way to tell how much your body can take and what kid of repercussions not properly protecting yourself can bring. If you are very lucky, you could get a jolt and maybe a burn, but those that are unlucky don’t manage to get off so easily. Fortunately there are certain devices that are specifically designed to protect you in just such situations, devices like the inverter RCD kit for example.


An inverter is a device that is capable of changing DC (direct current) into AC (alternating current) so that it can be used by most types of standard devices and appliances that you can find in and out of the home. It accomplishes this by taking the steady and constant current and manually switching it continually in order to effectively simulate the alternating pattern of the AC. These inverters can come in two varieties, namely either a pure sine wave inverter or a modified sine wave inverter. The difference between the two is that the pure sine inverter is quite a bit more expensive, but is capable of switching the current much more effectively. As a result this means that the pure inverter can be used in tandem with a significantly larger number of devices, whereas the modified inverter can potentially damage quite a few devices it isn’t compatible with.

What the inverter RCD kit can do is make the inverter much safer to use, which is an undeniable great benefit when using any kind of device really, and not just this one in particular. They are meant to provide the user with a bit of extra safety and assurance that nothing will go wrong if they are using the inverter with custom made systems and applications, certain handheld power tools and other items that fall under the “more risky” variety.

There really is no question here honestly. The RCD kit is not expensive, serves a vital function by providing you with some additional protection if ever something short circuits or goes wrong in another way, and it also makes your inverter capable of supporting even more varied types of devices. There are also a plethora of other reasons why you should always get a protected inverter.