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Barrett
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Sep 14, 5:51am - #274611 
my latest project (need some opinions)

So for my latest project I'm going to install a DC to AC power inverter in my glovebox for my laptop and other electronics like that, this means I'm going to have to hardwire a DC adapter (cig. lighter) behind the console. my question is: What would be a good source to hook the DC adapter to? the inverter has a power switch so i can hook it up to a constant source if I want. Help me out here everyone!

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Sep 14, 10:33am - #274612 
A good power source would be the existing cigarette lighter. I believe that the constant wire for that is red, so just tap into there.

That way, when you shut the car off, it will power it down.


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