Troubleshooting; Service Information; Full One-Year Warranty; Specifications - Black & Decker PI500P Instruction Manual

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Common Audio/Visual Problems
Buzzing sound in audio
Some inexpensive stereo systems and boom boxes make a buzzing
sound when operated from the inverter, because the power supply in
the electronic device does not properly filter the modified sine wave
produced by the inverter. The only solution to this problem is to use a
sound system that has a higher quality power supply.
Problem: Television
The inverter is shielded to minimize interference with TV signals.
However, in some instances, some interference may still be visible,
especially when the TV signal is weak. Try the following to improve the
1. Move the Inverter as far away as possible from the TV set, the
antenna, and the antenna cables. Use a short AC extension cord, if
2. Adjust the orientation of the antenna cables, and the TV power cord
to minimize interference.
3. Make sure that the antenna feeding the TV provides an adequate
(snow-free) signal and that high quality, shielded antenna cable is
Common Power Output Problems
Input voltage below 10.5
Recharge auto battery or check DC power supply.
Equipment being
• Reduce load to maximum 500 watts if connected via battery clips.
operated draws too
• Reduce load to maximum 100 watts if connected via the 12V dc
much power
accessory plug.
• Connect directly to power source using the included Battery Clips
when operating above 100 watts.
Inverter in thermal
Allow inverter to cool down. Ensure there is adequate ventilation around
shutdown condition
the unit and that the load does not exceed the maximum wattage.
AC output is shorted
Unplug the AC appliance. Disconnect the unit from any 12 volt DC
power source. Check the appliance cord.
The power/fault lED flashes red
When the Power/Fault LED Indicator turns from blue (indicating the unit is powered) to flashing red,
a fault condition is present and the unit will automatically shut down. See the Protective Features
Section of this Instruction Manual and Common Power Output Problems in the previous section.
Recommended accessories for use with this unit may be available from the manufacturer. If you need
assistance regarding accessories, please contact manufacturer at 1-877-571-2391.
WARNING: The use of any accessory not recommended for use with this appliance could be


Whether you need technical advice, repair, or genuine factory replacement parts, contact the
manufacturer at 1-877-571-2391.
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The manufacturer warrants this product against defects in materials and workmanship for a period
of ONE (1) YEAR from the date of retail purchase by the original end-user purchaser ("Warranty
If there is a defect and a valid claim is received within the Warranty Period, the defective product can
be replaced or repaired in the following ways: (1) Return the product to the manufacturer for repair or
replacement at manufacturer's option. Proof of purchase may be required by manufacturer. (2) Return
the product to the retailer where product was purchased for an exchange (provided that the store is a
participating retailer). Returns to retailer should be made within the time period of the retailer's return
policy for exchanges only (usually 30 to 90 days after the sale). Proof of purchase may be required.
Please check with the retailer for their specific return policy regarding returns that are beyond the time
set for exchanges.
This warranty does not apply to accessories, bulbs, fuses and batteries; defects resulting from normal
wear and tear, accidents; damages sustained during shipping; alterations; unauthorized use or repair;
neglect, misuse, abuse; and failure to follow instructions for care and maintenance for the product.
This warranty gives you, the original retail purchaser, specific legal rights and you may have other
rights which vary from state to state or province to province. This product is not intended for
commercial use.
Please complete the Product Registration Card and return within 30 days from purchase of the
product to: Baccus Global LLC, 595 S. Federal Highway, Suite 210, Boca Raton, FL 33432. Baccus
Global LLC, toll-free number: 1-877-571-2391.
FREE WARNING LABEL REPLACEMENT: If your warning labels become illegible or are missing, call
1-877-571-2391 for a free replacement.


Maximum Continuous Power:
500 watts
Input Voltage:
12.5 volts DC, 48 amps
Output Voltage:
Approx. 110-125 volts AC RMS, 60 Hz
Wave Form:
Modified Sine Wave (MSW)
Output Connection:
North American Standard Receptacles
USB Output:
5 V DC (2A)
DC plug fuse:
Imported by Baccus Global, 595 S. Federal Highway, Suite 210, Boca Raton, FL 33432 1-877-571-2391
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