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Old 04-08-2005, 01:27 PM   #1
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Default Laptop Car Charger

How safe are the adapters to plug your laptop to a cigarette lighter? It just uses your existing power chord. I just don't want it to damage the pc.

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Old 04-08-2005, 03:20 PM   #2
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Default Re: Laptop Car Charger

A while back, I rigged one of my laptops to run off this converter that was basically made to power things that plugged into your cigarette lighter. I got it without a power supply and that's the thing that met the specs best.

Most all laptops run off DC(they have to with batteries ;P) so a direct connection to your cigarette lighter or even car battery would probably work. However, I have heard you can get voltage spikes and all, so there are regulators and such.

Do you have some converter and all for you're laptop or just a direct wire?
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