Everlast Powertig 200DV Review

Specifications

  • Model: PT200DV
  • Input Power: 120V/240V
  • Power Source: AC/DC
  • Duty Cycle: 60% at 200Amp for TIG 35% at 160A for Stick
  • Amperage Range: 5A to 200A
  • Open Circuit Voltage: 68V
  • Inverter Type
  • Pulse Frequency Range: 0.5Hz-150Hz
  • Installation Process: TIG, Stick, and MIG 
  • Weight: 60 pounds

Finding a dual voltage TIG welder is difficult that offers a perfect balance of precision and performance. However, the Everlast PowerTIG 200DV is an exception in this case. It strikes a proper balance between price and functionality. 

Let take a closer look at the Everlast PowerTIG 200DV review. 

The Everlast PowerTIG 200DV is a highly regarded rig that provides excellent applicability and quality. It gives you superior results with the low-amperage feature. Though the model is a new addition in the market, yet it has managed to impress professionals and beginners. Let’s know why it is popular in the market.

Highlights of the Everlast PowerTIG 200DV 200Amp Welder

Coming from a trustworthy brand, the Everlast PowerTIG 200DV offers quality weld for day-long welding. It comes complete with a gamut of features that you should check. There we go.

Dual Voltage Operation

Firstly, the Everlast PowerTIG provides you the benefit of using dual voltage. It efficiently operates on both 120V and 240V. The ease of using dual voltage boosts the flexibility of use. 

Also, you get more options for doing lightweight and heavy-duty welding. On top of that, the unit is lightweight, so you get maximum portability. You can use it with any generator that is rated 120V. In short, it offers optimum go-anywhere performance. 

DC and AC Capability

The Everlast 200DV includes both DC and AC capabilities. It means you get maximum flexibility on the type of current you have. Moreover, the welder comes with adjustable AC frequency along with an AC control. You can adjust the voltage parameters based on the task you are doing.

IGBT Technology

Like other Everlast welders, it is designed with digitally-controlled IGBT technology. It has an IGBT transistor that ensures consistency and maximum performance.

Multi-Purpose

The Everlast PowerTIG 200DV is more than just a TIG welder. It can work on DC stick, AC/DC TIG, and AC MIG modes. This gives you an option to work on different welding projects. So, you don’t have to buy a separate welding machine for various tasks. 

Duty Cycle

Along with versatility, the welder also provides you a long duty cycle. On 240V, the welder offers a duty cycle of 60% at 200A for TIG and 35% at 160A for Stick welding. 

Welding Capacity

The Everlast PowerTIG 200DV 200A works perfectly on thin and thick materials. It delivers excellent performance on stainless steel, steel, aluminum, titanium, copper, and other metals. It can do TIG welding of steel up to 5/16″ in one pass and ½” in a multi-pass. 

The welder can weld aluminum up to ¼” in one pass and up to 3/8″ in a multi-pass. Above all, it can stick weld electrodes from 1/16” up to 1/8”. We must say, the Everlast PowerTIG is capable of handling any kind of metals.

Pulse Mode

There is another highly regarded feature, which is its pulse mode. This works on both AC and DC settings. It controls the amps in between high amp and law amp value. Above all, it ensures greater heat control with a better ARC definition. 

Digital Readout

Similar to high-end models, the Everlast 200DV features a digital readout. The digital readout function displays performance metrics. It provides a decent picture of the machine’s overall performance. 

Moreover, the welder includes color-coded controls, which make the unit easy to use. There also provides panel and foot pedal controlled modes. You can choose between two modes as per need. 

What We Liked

  • Ergonomic design
  • Steady inverter performance
  • Easy to identify color-coded controls
  • Better control with the foot pedals
  • Portable unit
  • Improved and stable ARC performance
  • Minimum spatter
  • Comparatively affordable

Things to Improve

  • No power cable included
  • Need to buy extra accessories for different projects

Who Should Buy This?

Earlier, we mentioned, the Everlast PowerTIG 200DV is a multifunctional welder. It is perfect for beginners or for people who are looking for simplicity and intuition. Thanks to its color-coded controls.

FAQs

How better can this welder weld stainless steel?

The Everlast PowerTIG can weld any type of stainless steel perfectly.

Will this welder work on ¼ or less cast aluminum?

Yes, it should be able to weld ¼” aluminum at 200Amps, though you need 220 setups.

Final Words

Though the Everlast PowerTIG 200DV is a new kid on the block, it still proves to be the best. A single welding machine is just perfect for a range of welding projects. Besides, the unit is extremely portable so you can take it anywhere you go. That’s all for the Everlast PowerTIG 200DV review. See you soon with another review.