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Re: [tracker2] Re: T2 initial state & power supply

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  • Scott Miller
    The tracker to radio cables we sell come with a cigarette lighter plug by default. We should also have a cigarette lighter plug to 2.1x5.5mm plug cable in the
    Message 1 of 7 , Nov 12, 2010
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      The tracker to radio cables we sell come with a cigarette lighter plug
      by default. We should also have a cigarette lighter plug to 2.1x5.5mm
      plug cable in the store, too. I know we've got a ton of them on the
      shelf, anyway.

      Scott

      On 11/12/2010 4:25 AM, Brian Duck wrote:
      > Keith & Fred,
      >
      > And here I though I was clear!
      >
      > I purchased the Tracker 2 from the ADS site, along with cabling for the
      > Garmin Nuvi 350 (eBay), and the radio cable for the ICOM v82 to the
      > tracker 2.
      >
      > It just seems strange that I didn’t find an option to purchase a
      > ‘cigarette lighter’ power connector for the Tracker 2. It seems like a
      > no-brainer!
      >
      > I DID find the opportunity to purchase, in a local computer store, a
      > ‘flexible’ power adapter for vehicle use. But, at $69.95, I decided to
      > pass it up!
      > When I bought the a D9 serial cable (F/m to F/m) and ‘flexible’ wall
      > wart! (‘Flexible’ meaning the unit came with multiple ends, and they
      > were reversible for polarity.)
      >
      > As for these comments Keith, I seem to have lead you astray!
      >
      > Brian Duck,
      > CPT Mi-VDF
      > 2nd BN S-3, Operations and Training Officer
      >
      >
      > You could use a GTRANS cable to connect
      > the Nuvi. As far as I know, you could also use an FMI cable, but don't
      > count on the 320 handling waypoint upload properly.
      >
      > I couldn't find a Nuvi 320 on Garmin's site. I'm assuming that the
      > external connections are the same as a 350.
      >
      > That’s because I mis-typed 350! I have the 350.
      >
      >
      > And, for Fred:
      >
      > If you are looking for portability like the HT, then a battery pack
      > will work.
      >
      > How are you wanting to powered it?
      > How do you plan the use the T2 and HT?
      >
      >
      > I was only planning on driving with it in my vehicle, but now that you
      > mention it, having it battery powered would add value for portability!
      >
      > Thanks for clearing my way of thinking.
      >
      > Am I right though, that a cigarette adapter could be made to work directly?
      >
      >
      > Head’s up though, once I get this working and determine IF I can hit any
      > gateways, I’ll be asking how to get a gateway up and running.
      > Maybe that’s a topic for another discussion group?
      >
      > Brian,
      > W1DUC
      >
      >
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