Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 506
Karrion28
Senior Member
Karrion28
2000 Silver Toyota Celica GT
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 506
Tampa FL
Sep 16, 7:20pm - #45365 
Power inverters

I am looking for a power inverter to hook up a PS2 in the car.

How many watts would be good for a PS2?

Is there anything else I should look for to successfully hook up a PS2?

Are there any brands I should look out for?


Joined: May 2002
Posts: 500
darkduwende
the dark elf
darkduwende

the dark elf
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2002
Posts: 500
ontario, ohio
Sep 17, 2:01pm - #45366 
VECTOR is a decent brand, I'm using a 400W one I picked up at Target. grin

Can't remember off the top of my head the amperage needed for the PS2 but you should make sure the inverter you buy can support that...


sponsors: ignited / nitrous express / rotora / extreme dimensions / twm / corbeau
gusto kong bumaet pero di ko magawa!
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,276
DJ_Curtiz
Specialist
DJ_Curtiz
2001 Liquid Silver Toyota Celica GT
Specialist
2001 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,276
Orange County, CA
Sep 17, 3:36pm - #45367 
Even the lowest wattage inverter will support a PS2, but its worth getting a higher one because you never know when it might come in handy... thumbsup thumbsup
Make sure to connect it direct to your battery, this is the best and only way I reccomend you connect it, its more work but pays off in the end... grin


DJ CURTIZ - taking over the world one record at a time
Live life on the edge, otherwise you take up too much space.
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 254
MxReb0
Member
MxReb0

Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 254
Raleigh & Charlotte, NC
Sep 17, 3:38pm - #45368 
I would think you would need way less than that. I would guess that a ps2 uses less than 50 watts. Maybe it says how much power it provides on the power supply. I'm told that different versions have different power requirements. Here's what you need to drive. ps2 power supplies you can see that there are two versions.


MAKE YOUR TIME
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,161
Street Prototype
ECelica Staff
Street Prototype

ECelica Staff
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,161
Guam, U.S.A.
Sep 17, 4:11pm - #45369 
i sold my inverter to Walter Black Panther and i think its 125 - 400 watts thumbsup


[Linked Image]

**DONOTDELETE**
Unregistered
Anonymous
Unregistered



Sep 18, 5:31pm - #45370 
yep...i used a 400 watt power inverter also

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 201
prince542
Member
prince542

Member
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 201
Guam
Sep 18, 5:59pm - #45371 
140 can power it but you'll have problems with it shutting off after playing for a while. So far I havent had problems with my 400 watt vector power inverter.

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 506
Karrion28
Senior Member
Karrion28
2000 Silver Toyota Celica GT
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 506
Tampa FL
Sep 19, 12:37pm - #45372 
Thanks for all your help guys thumbsup

I have one more question:

How can I get sound going through all speakers of the car?



**DONOTDELETE**
Unregistered
Anonymous
Unregistered



Sep 20, 1:16pm - #45373 
as for the sounds going to your car speakers, it depends on what kind of cd player you have...on mines i have an aux. input to run the audio cables from the PS2 to my cd player...if you dont have an aux. input, then your gonna need a FM modulater...hope that helps and that i make any sense...

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 506
Karrion28
Senior Member
Karrion28
2000 Silver Toyota Celica GT
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 506
Tampa FL
Oct 6, 7:29pm - #45374 
TTT

what exactly do these do? ps2 power supplies

Joined: May 2003
Posts: 5,346
spaztikid
dikitzaps
spaztikid
dikitzaps
1974 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2003
Posts: 5,346
LA
Oct 6, 7:31pm - #45375 
not a clue...

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,251
silver
Specialist
silver
2000 Silver Toyota Celica GT
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,251
California
Oct 6, 8:23pm - #45376 
i think that it is the inside part that converts the wall voltage of 120 to whatever the ps2 uses to run. i think that it is a replacement part.

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 254
MxReb0
Member
MxReb0

Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 254
Raleigh & Charlotte, NC
Oct 7, 12:03am - #45377 
Originally Posted by silver
i think that it is the inside part that converts the wall voltage of 120 to whatever the ps2 uses to run. i think that it is a replacement part.

Correct. the PS2 runs off of DC like all computers. Seems silly to use an inverter to convert your cars DC to AC only to convert it back again to DC, doesn't it? You don't have to.


MAKE YOUR TIME
Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
oOoLINoOo
oOoLINoOo
2004 Toyota Celica GT
Bay Area, CA

Posts: 234
Joined: March 2004
Show All Member Profiles 
Shout Box
Recent Topics
02' Celica GT pictures - New member
by Daweed. 05/21/2017 3:34 PM
Engine Developed Slight Tapping Noise
by ciaranleeman. 05/17/2017 12:49 AM
Apexi N1 exhaust
by Felix0697. 05/15/2017 4:58 PM
Toyota celica GT 2004 - 6 gears?
by Arve2afm. 05/13/2017 5:33 AM
FS: Custom OEM Tsunami Badge
by 00BlkCeli. 05/08/2017 11:11 AM
Looking for parts sources
by Calparts. 05/05/2017 11:18 PM
2004 GTS my 6th gear going to neutral by itself
by CapistranCelica. 05/05/2017 3:16 AM
1994 Celica Veilside Body Kit
by TheFernMan. 05/02/2017 8:30 PM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170512)