Re: Too many cigarette lighter USB devices?
- Thanks for the ideas.
Now if I ever get my APRS setup going that would be handy.
I'm having some issues with the nuvi 350 I bought, and it's been
a year since I bought the OT3, so I'd better get off my lazy duff
and install some stuff. ;
--- In email@example.com, Scott Miller <scott@...> wrote:
> > http://www.ebay.ca/itm/130917019612?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649
> > which is a 12 VDC in 5VDC 2.5A USB connection out. Now I can put in a
> > USB hub and power multiple devices without consuming too many cigarette
> > lighter plugs. Just attach an Anderson PowerPole connectors to the end
> > and you're done. And at $8.00 including shipping considerably cheaper
> > than the PowerWorks product.
> Sure, I've done basically the same thing. I've got a small 'treasure
> chest' from the craft store that I stashed a couple of 8 AH SLA
> batteries in with something similar to this, then built a felt-covered
> shelf to cover the battery compartment and added a panel with 4 USB A
> receptacles and one cigarette lighter plug. The lid has zippered mesh
> pockets that hold an assortment of cell phone charging adapters and
> universal Li-ion charges.
> I've used it on several group camping trips (including Burning Man) and
> every time we seem to find some new device that there's no adapter for.
> I've added the Apple Lightning cable, Blackberry, and now a 7.4v
> universal adapter that should hopefully cover all of the camcorder and
> DSLR batteries we couldn't handle last year.