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The Xantrex XPower Powerpack 400 Plus features a 400 watt DC-to-AC power
inverter, plus a 250 p.s.i. air compressor and built-in battery, all in one
Using the Powerpack for the
First Time: Prior to operating your AC
appliance or 12 V DC appliance, you must ensure that the battery of the
Powerpack is fully charged. If the battery has been fully discharged, recharging
with the AC charger may take up to 35 hours.
AC Outlets: The
Powerpack has two 3-prong outlets that supply 120 V AC power for running AC
appliances. You can run several appliances if the total rating of all the
appliances does not exceed 320 W.
DC Power Socket: The
DC power socket allows the Powerpack to operate 12 V DC auto, RV, marine, and
other portable appliances that draw 12 A or less.
Jump-Starting a Vehicle's
Engine: You can use the Powerpack to
jump-start a vehicle or boat engine that has a 12 V starting battery using the
supplied jumper cables.
The Powerpack has a built-in 250 p.s.i. air compressor for inflating tires and
small sports equipment.
The Powerpack cannot be used to inflate large capacity inflatables such as
float tubes, large air mattresses, and inflatable boats. These products
require extended inflating times, which may damage the compressor.
The Powerpack has a built-in incandescent light that will operate for
approximately 30 hours before the unit needs to be recharged. The light can be
adjusted up and down by pushing against the top or bottom of the rim around the
The Powerpack 400 Plus has built-in protection against output overload. If you
connect an appliance that draws more than 320 W, or one that draws excessive
surge power, the power to the AC outlet automatically shuts off.
The Powerpack 400 Plus is protected from overheating. If the inverter exceeds a
safe temperature, power to the AC outlet automatically shuts off.
Low Battery Protection:
Low battery protection protects the internal battery from excessive discharge
and possible damage. When the AC Outlet On/Off switch is turned on, an audible
alarm alerts you when the internal battery is nearly discharged (11 V DC) and
the unit turns off at 10.5 V DC.
Jump-Start Cable Safety
Feature: The Powerpack comes with a
user-replaceable 250 A fuse to protect the unit and vehicle battery from damage
through reverse polarity and short-circuit conditions.
You can recharge the Powerpack using any of the following options:
- supplied AC charger
- supplied DC charging cable
- optional generator equipped with a
regulated 12 V battery charging outlet
- optional solar panel
- Continuous Output Power:
- Five Minute AC Output
Power: 400 W
- AC Output Surge Capacity: