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Cobra CPI200CH

200-watt power inverter with AC and USB outlets

Item # 079CPI200C

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Designed for travel, this 200-watt inverter from Cobra plugs into any 12-volt outlet to keep your electronic devices charged up and ready to go. You can use the USB output to power and charge phones, tablets, handheld video games, and more, while the AC adapter can power laptops, small appliances, and even many large flat-screen TVs. This inverter's compact size and cupholder-friendly base make it perfect for your daily drive.

Product Highlights:

  • designed for devices and appliances rated up to 150 watts
  • 200 watts continuous power, 400 watts peak power
  • 5-volt USB output charges mobile devices
  • fits securely into most cupholders
  • 4-1/8"W x 7-7/16"H x 4"D
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • Power inverter with attached 26" cigarette lighter power adapter
  • Operating Instructions
  • Product Registration card

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Overview: The Cobra CPI 200 CH power inverter plugs into your vehicle's cigarette lighter or power port and provides household (AC) power through a single 3-pronged outlet for use in your vehicle. It also provides a USB charging port (Type A) for your mobile phone, tablet, iPod, or other USB devices. Its unique cup holder design makes it ideal for travelers.

Typical Uses: The CPI 200 CH provides 200 watts of continuous power, and is recommended for powering small appliances and office equipment under 150 watts.

Protection Circuits: The CPI 200 CH has a number of protection circuits for safe operation. These circuits include: overload, short-circuit, over-temperature, reverse polarity, and under/over voltage.


  • Output Voltage: 120 Volts AC; 60 Hz (+/- 2 Hz)
  • Output Power: 200 Watts maximum continuous
  • Peak Output Power: 400 Watts peak power (startup capacity)
  • Peak Efficiency (12V--1/2 Load): 90%
  • Output Waveform (resistive load): Perfect modified sine wave
  • USB Output: 5 Volts DC continuous
  • Input Voltage: 12.8 to 13.2 Volts DC
  • Shutdown Voltage: 10.0 Volts DC

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