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by Jeff Varga
Thu Jan 17, 2002 9:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Desktop PC plugged into a car battery!
Replies: 7
Views: 1838

Re: Desktop PC plugged into a car battery!

It'll be a permanent install. Using a DC to DC PS for the PC would seem to be the most efficient as well. Allowing the computer to run longer between charges. I could then use the UPS to just power the monitor. In the future, to further save power, I could get an LCD monitor. I believe they use 12VD...
by Jeff Varga
Tue Jan 15, 2002 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Desktop PC plugged into a car battery!
Replies: 7
Views: 1838

Desktop PC plugged into a car battery!

I want to bring my desktop PC into my RV. Just to see if it could be done, for cheap. I understand that I could go buy a pure sinewave inverter for about a thousand dollars. But that would just take the fun out of it. And I am not sure what would happen (to the PC) if I were to use one of the less e...