Laptop power on car battery.

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Laptop power on car battery.

Post by princo48307 » Sun Jan 09, 2005 3:21 am

Hello, new to the forum.
Is there any way I can power my laptop IBM 600E from a car battery 12v it's AC adaptor
input: 100-250v~ 50/60hz
output: 16v 3.36A
Thanks.

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Re: Laptop power on car battery.

Post by Mike6158 » Sun Jan 09, 2005 4:45 am

I use one of those cigarette lighter DC to AC power converters that Walmart, Sears, etc sells. Plug the converter into the cig lighter and the laptop power cord into the converter.
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Re: Laptop power on car battery.

Post by bsparky » Sun Jan 09, 2005 11:19 am

Radio Shack sells a power converter for lap top. Or you might be able to go to manufactors site. Unit is manufactored by Targus m/n PA350(ver.2.0)F0301. I use it to power my IBM 840D laptop. Don't remember the cost. I think Radio Shacks web site lists it.

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Re: Laptop power on car battery.

Post by Mike » Sun Jan 09, 2005 6:19 pm

You're in luck.<p>This week compusa has targus brand ones on sale for 20 bucks. You save 70 bucks. They have both the automotive one and the airplane one for 20 bucks.

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