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    DC power to AC ?

    I am looking into running my truck on AC power, for like shows, or BBQ's when I don't want to run my batteries down or at a show all day. Anyone here know how I can do this?

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    Well, I was thinking of running my whole stereo system, dvd, monitors, cpu, lights, etc.. Any ideas? I have been to a few car shows where cars where hooked up with extension cords, just wondering how it is done.

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    They probably use an inverter, for example:

    http://www.donrowe.com/inverters/inverters.html

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    Well that inverter converts DC to AC, i'm not sure how you'd be able to accomplish converting AC from the wall to DC for your car.

    Edit:: just occured to me, try looking for high power 12v battery chargers.
    Edit2:: There are AC-DC power supplies, but if i remember, they were fairly low current. like this
    http://www.radioshack.com/product.as...%5Fid=22%2D510
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