Model # 6179

Internet #203704547

Generac 400-Watt Power Inverter

Discontinued Generac

400-Watt Power Inverter

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Product Overview

Power inverters take a vehicle’s 12-Volt DC power and convert it into 120-Volt AC and 5-Volt USB power via either the lighter socket or vehicle battery. So whether you’re driving, boating, camping or anywhere you have vehicle access, power is available. Generac’s series of power inverters are among the first to offer the advanced technology of a 2.1A USB port, the latest standard in USB power. The result is high level, compact, portable power that can easily handle tablet computers such as iPads, in addition to cell phones, laptops, DVD players, small appliances, power tools and more.

  • Battery connect cables conveniently connects directly to your vehicle’s battery
  • Accessory power outlet plug connects directly to your vehicle’s lighter socket for a maximum of 80 watts
  • Low battery protection shutdown, over-temperature, and overload protection alerts
  • Latest standard in USB power that can handle cell phones, laptops, and tablet computers, including the iPad
  • PowerBar provides instant feedback on total power usage
  • Pivoting power outlet adapter easily pivots up to 45 degrees for ease of use (100 watt only) generac’s power inverters carry a two year warranty (many competitive models are only backed by a year warranty or less)

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Name 400-Watt Power Inverter 12-Volt DC to AC 750-Watt Power Inverter 12 Volt DC to AC 900-Watt Power Inverter 900-Watt 12-Volt Power Inverter
Brand Generac Power Bright Power Bright Energizer
Ratings (1) (4) (5) (2)
Low voltage audible alarm Yes Yes Yes Yes
Continuous Wattage 400 750 900 900
Peak Wattage 800 1500 1800 1800
Voltage (volts) 12.8 12 115 12
Low battery shutdown Yes Yes Yes Yes
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Assembled Depth (in.)
8.9 in
Assembled Height (in.)
2.6 in
Assembled Width (in.)
5 in
Product Height (in.)
Product Length (in.)
Product Width (in.)


Amperage (amps)
Continuous Wattage
Low battery shutdown
Low voltage audible alarm
Number of Outlets
Peak Wattage
Product Weight (lb.)
Short circuit protection
USB Port
Voltage (volts)
Wireless Remote Included

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
2 Year

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Customer Questions & Answers

is this power inverter pure or modified sign wave

Asked by: Danny
Generac’s 400 watt power inverter, model number 6179, utilizes a modified sine wave. If you have any other product-related inquiries, please contact us directly at 888-GENERAC (436-3722).
Answered by: Generac
Date published: 2015-09-20
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Customer Reviews

400-Watt Power Inverter is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value for a great product! Great product for portable power! I use mine at the deer camp to charge cell phones and laptops. Quality made with easy to use features. Generac reputation continues to be solid with me since i have a Generac Wheelhouse generator that's still running strong after 12 years!
Date published: 2014-01-28
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