What is a voltage converter

What does car voltage converter do? What is it for and which model to choose?

Going on a trip or camping trip where you can't use the power outlet and the car charger may not be enough? We offer you a device that can help with such problems. Namely it is a voltage converter. It enables you to operate all devices that require electricity, such as kettles, dryers, televisions, consoles, laptops and many others, with your car battery. Thanks to this, you can use any electrical equipment wherever you are. It's perfect for longer trips where access to the power outlet is difficult.

What is auto voltage converter and how does it work?

A car voltage converter is an electronic device that changes the voltage coming from an automotive system. It converts direct current into alternating current. The inverter is connected in two ways: either to the cigarette lighter or directly to the car battery. The device can be used in cars, trucks or caravans to support electricity in heating stoves (when connected to a high capacity battery) or in boats.

What types of voltage converters are there?

Voltage converters differ from one another in terms of power, voltage and the type of sine wave they generate.

What does each of these parameters mean in practice?


Modified sine - Voltage converters with modified current signals are suitable for use with less demanding devices such as: laptops, power tools, lighting, telephones. This type of inverter works shorter distances during the day so that the devices can be supplied with power at every stage of the journey. You can find models with modified sine here.

Pure sine (full) - Such voltage converters are designed for devices that require a continuous power supply, such as: induction motors, refrigerators, pumps, air conditioning systems, but also LCD televisions. They are best for caravans and trucks. If you are looking for a device like this, this is it for you.

Voltage converter - power

A very important parameter is the performance of the inverter. The choice of Green Cell models is very extensive - from 150 W to 3000 W. How do you choose the right product in this case? It all depends on the power consumption of the devices you plan to use. The CT should not operate on a continuous basis with more than 80% of the load. So if it has 2000 W of power, the devices connected to it should not consume more than 1600 W continuously. For example - if your laptop power supply is 90W we can easily connect it to the smallest 150W current converter (the limit in this case is 120W).

The last factor is the voltage in the vehicle socket. Passenger cars have 12 V sockets, while trucks usually have 24 V. The voltage of the converter you buy must match the voltage you have in your vehicle.

An integral part of every trip

The voltage converter is a great example of a device that is extremely helpful during the. You can plug in any kind of device - from a laptop that passengers can watch movies on, a TV with a console for hours of entertainment, to a kettle for making a stimulating coffee. Thanks to the current converter, we can take almost any electronic device we use at home with us on the trip to make it as comfortable as possible. If you have any further questions about selecting an inverter, please contact us here 🙂.