You might want to repost this in alt.autos.toyota.prius. There are some
>> Stay informed about: prius
rather knowledgeable folks there that just might know this.
"ransley" wrote in message
> If you hook a 120v inverter to the batteries does the car
> automaticly start when batteries are low.
> What can a prius safely generate with an inverter to run 120v
> apliances, in winter with the hood open components would have less
> stress on them from cold air cooling.
> Can it safely run a 120v 1000w inverter but with load 350- 600 w
> Will the Prius record the KW of electricity generated over several
> days for you to monitor
> I know anything voids a warranty, thats not the issue. I read about
> people using them when the grid is down to lightly power a house, I
> have a gen and transfer panel I installed so I know a bit about being
> all around safe. Im just curious and dont own a Prius, but if it can
> be done safely it will be done by many as storms knock out power.