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Old 02-28-2003, 08:06 PM
Mike Stone
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120/240 Volts outlet in M/B

Anyone any experience of supplying Mains (110/240v) in an M/B.

UK company has a 300 Watt inverter available for 29 Pounds.

Would be easy to fit in rear footwell.

Just wondered if there were any drawbacks.

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Mike

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Old 03-01-2003, 12:43 AM
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I use 140 Watt inverter from Radio Shack to power up laptop. I have it plugged to the outlet wired directly to the battery. One time I forgot to unplug and it drained the battery in about a week. The inverter switch was off, but it still drains about 200 mA. Make sure to use switchable outlet or don't forget to unplug it.
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