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  • dell optiplex sx280 help

    I have a kind of (dell optiplex sx280)(12V-18A) I want to used in the two my car (Mitsubishi magna v-rx 2004)

    I want help me
    Will Use (DC/DC) or (DC/AC)

    Because this type (DC/DC) is not available in my country

    And what are the problems I will face if used type (DC/AC) 400w

  • #2
    Where

    Where reply to the question

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    • #3
      Oh my god, that's freakin' huge. Please don't use a font size that large any more. Your post looks like a billboard.

      You want to use a Carnetx P1900 or P2140 unit for DC-DC power. You can order it from the mp3car.com store, and they will ship it anywhere.

      You can certainly use a DC-DC invertwer, but this is inefficient and poses other potential problems like heat, noise in the audio system and a big bulky inverter that you have to put somewhere.
      Have you looked in the FAQ yet?
      How about the Wiki?



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      • #4


        Calm down on the font size man!

        DC-DC is the most effeicient way to go about it, but an inverter can be made to work fine. I'm using an inverter currently, but it's a true sine wave inverter. Works great, no issues. Good clean sound. But I already had one in the car to run my Mom's medical equipment when she's with me..........
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        • #5
          What do you mean DC-DC is not available in your country? They aren't rocket launchers or considered munitions or anything. I'm sure you can get an M2-ATX, Opus or Carnetix shipped to you.

          As for DC-AC, a true sine wave inverter would be your best bet, but probably more expensive.

          P.S. Try holding the font size down.
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          • #6
            Originally posted by ali3000 View Post
            Where reply to the question
            1 - Don't post in such a large font.
            2 - Don't expect that someone is going to be visiting these forums and can answer your question within a short four hour timeframe.
            3 - You posted this elsewhere on these forums. That makes this a crosspost. Don't do that again. I've merged your two threads.
            Have you looked in the FAQ yet?
            How about the Wiki?



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            • #7
              ok man

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              • #8
                Is a work project in his car the inverter (DC/AC) (12v - 2240v) Like in the picture
                and the Wiring Diagram
                Attached Files

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                • #9
                  im Very sorry on the font size

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by ali3000 View Post
                    Is a work project in his car the inverter (DC/AC) (12v - 2240v) Like in the picture
                    and the Wiring Diagram
                    I don't think 150 watt will be big enough. You probably do not want to go over 80% of the rated capacity. How big is the power supply in the PC?
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                    • #11
                      Too small.

                      look for around a 600-800 model. Also, get a true sine wave if you can. Cheap ones are modified sine wave and aren't the best for electronics.
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