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Old 03-10-2018, 01:13 PM
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So after a cold night of sleeping in a camping tent I thought I might bring an electric blanket powered by a 24 V lithium ion battery pack next time. What would be a good inverter to use with this type of set up? The electric blanket would be a standard 110 V electric blanket. Thanks for any ideas anyone can offer. I am willing to spend the necessary amount of money because I do not want to sleep through another night like that again :-)
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Old 03-10-2018, 01:47 PM
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you'll need to find out how much amperage the blanket pulls, your battery probably wont last all night though

https://invertersrus.com/product-cat...-wave/24v-psw/
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Thanks for the response. That is a good point. I will check on the amps to see how much it draws. I have a fairly large battery pack (650 Watt Hours) so Iím hoping it will at least get me through part of the night.
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still electric blankets are usually powerhungry beasts...
Sooo chances are it'll get hot in the tent (when the battery catches fire)
but not exactly comfortable

Instead find a heated car seat cushion on amazon or so
and is very likely 12V and not drawing much more than maybe 2Amps

some have a temperature control switch others have a timer;
it's way cheaper than an inverter at least.. and very likely much safer as well

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Where are you camping that a quality sleeping bag won't work?

Another option is a DC powered blanket:

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Electric-...&wl13=&veh=sem

---------- Post added at 10:43 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:39 AM ----------

This one pulls 4.6 amps at 12 volts

https://www.amazon.com/Roadpro-12-Vo.../dp/B0009Y2CFS

An option for controlling heat and adding duration is 6 or 9 volt battery in parallel.
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These are great ideas. I think you guys just save me a bunch of money. :-)
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