Quote Originally Posted by jagmanx View Post
Simple maths (ignoring inefficiency issues)

2 KW at 220 V is say 10 amps @ 220V (yes I repeat)
OK AT home a kettle may run at 3KW = 15 amps and not blow the 13 amp fuse
( 240V puts it on the limit 240V x 13 Amps = 3KW plus)

12 V needs to be at 15amps x20 =300amps
Burning leads !!!!
won't pull 300A for very long though with most battery setups

FWIW, I am - or will be in around an hour now my ring terminals have arrived- running 70mm cable from my 2400W inverter