So im trying to get some 3 pronged outlets in my car

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  1. lrrr

    lrrr Banned

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    Im looking to get some 3 pronged outlest in my car somewhere...i remember seeing in this guys car an xbox under the seat with a big metal thing with a heatsink on the top of it and it had a 3 pronged outlet...im only looking to power my laptop and charge my phone...anybody know how much that i will be paying?
     
  2. mangudai954

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    Sounds like what your looking for is a power inverter.
     
  3. tmanm3

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    ya definately probably a power invertor. I had one running my ps2 back when i had my tv screen in my car. it just plugs into the cig lighter.
     
  4. lrrr

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    thanks for the help..im gonna google now but do any of you guys recommend any brands
     
  5. mr monday niight

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    why not just buy a car charger?
     
  6. brandonb2005

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  7. lrrr

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    laptop...
     
  8. BURRack Obama

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    I'm looking to plug my laptop in my car too. any help would be great.
     
  9. mr monday niight

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  10. lrrr

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  11. lrrr

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    That is what you want man...

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    outlets

    if you're moronic enough to not know what i was trying to say then you could have simply pm'ed me [​IMG]
     
  12. wallyhopp

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    remember to make sure the wattage output matches up.

    "It turns out that the Xbox 360 draws about 160 watts of power"
    laptops are about 220-240 watts.

    target has these:
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  13. sunny559

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    my fam had a 2002 4runner, my dad got a power inverter installed under the driver seat (it was a metal thing about the size of a peice of paper with fins ontop, had two outlets & a on/off switch) & we took a road trip from cali to canada... played halo all the way there... [​IMG]

    oh yeah, there was thick blue electric wire run from the positive terminal of the battery to the inverter, & the negative for the inverter was attached tothe frame.
    I def reccomend one
     
  14. brandonb2005

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  15. smoke ya later

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    duracell makes a good one
     
  16. step your game up

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    What my friend Lrrr you are looking for sounds like the: Intec 12V DC-to-110V AC Car Power Inverter, which is available on RadioShack.com for the everyday lowprice of $39.99, a link is provided below.

     
  17. BURRack Obama

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    damn, dude was rolling off of a small typo[​IMG]
     
  18. wallyhopp

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    140W wont be enough for a laptop unless you want to burn some fuses and start a fire.

    250W minimum
     
  19. lrrr

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    Heres the info on the adapter

    "WIDE RANGE INPUT
    INPUT:100-240V (squiggly dash) 1.7A 50-60Hz
    OUTPUT: 18.5V 3.5A 65W"

    I have no idea what any of it means...im assuming it only needs 65 watts though
     
  20. step your game up

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    ~ ?
     
  21. 23mcpizzle23

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    in my eclipse i had an adapter that went to my battery and was installed flush into my kick panel on the passenger side any car audio place will do it for like$75
     
  22. dendanskesimon

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    that makes sense.........

    but yeah, power inverter

    funny thing about how yall dont know these numbers is, that in AP Physics we just covered everything electric circuit related
     
  23. lrrr

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    yea that [​IMG]

    i looked everywhere but the upper left of the keyboard
     
  24. mangudai954

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    If power inverters are anything like computer power supplies you'll definitely want to go with a quality one with an ample amount of wattage for whateveryou want to do with it. That's not something I or you want to mess with. Trust me that.