The CyberPowerPC 200AI Inverter converts 12v DC automobile power to standard 120v AC home power - up to 200 watts. Simply plug the inverter into a 12v DC outlet (cigarette lighter outlet) or permanently installed by a professional. It is equipped with 1 (one) 120v outlet and has a convenient USB port for charging cell phones, MP3 players and digital cameras. It has full-time surge protection that guards against power fluctuations caused by vehicle startup and shutdown and has an ergonomic design and small foot print. It's the perfect device to power all your mobile/consumer electronics, small appliances, emergency equipment and portable tools.