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by MacGyver
Fri Feb 15, 2002 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to 6VDC to 12VDC (antique car)
Replies: 11
Views: 2993

Re: How to 6VDC to 12VDC (antique car)

Thanks you all for the ideas. I did an active search and could not find a pre-manufactured 6/12 DC inverter. I guess I will be forced to build my own. I am by no means an electronic engineer, however my though was to convert the 6 volts DC found in my car to AC and then run through a 1:2 transformer...
by MacGyver
Thu Feb 14, 2002 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to 6VDC to 12VDC (antique car)
Replies: 11
Views: 2993

How to 6VDC to 12VDC (antique car)

Hello group, I would like to run a modern 12V am/fm cassette radio in my old 1947 Plymouth, which runs on a 6-volt system. Would any one know how to go about creating a circuit that can convert 6 volts DC to 12 volts DC? I think the radio draws about 3 amps. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. T...