Wagan Tech: Slimline AC Inverter 500 WATT

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Wagan Tech: Slimline AC Inverter 500 WATT (Part# 3716)

The SlimLine 500W Inverter is high output, compact, and slim; hence the reason it is a part of the Slimline Inverter family. Designed to be compact, lightweight, and offering full 500 watts of continuous TrueRated power; the SlimLine 500W is the solution to your power needs.

Front Component Details

On the front of the SlimLine 500W Inverter you will find 2 standard US 3-prong AC outlets, a 2.1A USB Power Port, Red fault LED light, Green Power LED light, Cooling Vents, Power switch, and the front mounting flange.

Rear Component Details

The rear of the SlimLine 500W Inverter offers: Black (Negative) threaded battery terminal, Red (Positive) threaded battery terminal, Neutral to ground bonding terminal (wing-nut), mounting flange, and the thermal cooling fan.


Wagan Tech builds our inverters with high peak surges that allow up to 3x the continuous rating to support high surging appliances such as power tools, microwaves, air conditioners and refrigerators. Wagan Tech uses top quality components and reliable MOSFET transistors – the key factor in reliable inverter manufacturing.

500 Watt Applications

In your vehicle, boat, motorcycle, RV, truck, Camper, tail-gating, camping, kid's soccer games, or anywhere you need to turn DC (battery) power into AC (household) power is where the AC Inverter 500W will shine! 500 continuous watts means that you can run your appliance without worry of the SlimLine 500W Inverter letting you down like lesser inverters.

The Right Output for your Needs

Finding an Inverter that can satisfy your power needs may seem like a daunting task, but it really isn't. Take a look at this basic table to see what the requirements of an appliance is, and compare it to the Inverter we suggest you use to power that appliance∗.

50 WattsEstimated averages. Power requirements may vary widely bt appliance ot tool brand, size and other factors.

ApplicationPower Needed:
Air Conditioner / Freezer / Fridge2500 Watts
Microwave / Space Heater1500 Watts
Blender / Coffee Maker850 Watts
Small Refrigerator600 Watts
3/4" Drill350 Watts
Desktop Computer / Laser Printer300 Watts
Radio / TV(13")100 Watts
DVD Player / VCR50 Watts
Cellphone / Smartphone Charger20 Watts


  • 500 Watts Continuous TrueRated Power
  • 1000 Watt Surge Power
  • 2.1A USB Power Port
  • Built-in Safety Protections
  • Thermal Fan Cooled
  • Low Battery Alarm + Automatic Shut-down
  • Built-in Mounting points
  • Neutral to Ground Bonded/True Ground


  • TrueRated Power™: 500W
  • Surge power: 1,000W
  • AC output: 115V
  • Frequency: 60Hz
  • Socket type: U.S. standard 3-prong (2x)
  • USB Power Ports: (1x) 5V, 2.1A
  • Maximum efficiency: 90%
  • Output waveform: Modified sine wave
  • Overload protection: Automatic shutdown
  • Overvoltage shutdown: 15.5V±0.5V DC
  • Overheating protection: Cooling fan with automatic shutdown
  • Overheat shut-down
  • Cooling Fan: Thermally Controlled
  • DC Input: 12V∗
  • DC Cable: 3 feet, 10AWG (Included)
  • Input range: 11V to 15V
  • Short circuit and reverse polarity protection: Internal fuses
  • Internal Fuses: 2 x 35A
  • Low battery alarm: 10.5V ± 0.5V
  • Low battery automatic shutdown: 10.0V ± 0.5V
  • No load current draw: < 0.2A
  • NTG Bond: Yes
  • True Ground: Yes
  • Dimensions L x W x H (in.): 4.0 x 8.0 x 2.4

Manufacturer Profile : Wagan Corporation
Continuous Improvement is an all-encompassing statement. The WAGAN Corporation believes that all aspects of business must be continuously evolving and improving; from the products they deliver, the team members heyemploy, the processes they create, all the way to their customers. Continuous Improvement also speaks to WAGAN Corporation's need to help others. Working with organizations like Sirona Cares is the beating heart of WAGAN Corporation.

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