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    US screen, UK car

    Hi,
    I have a 1992 Honda Legend, and I am looking to put a carputer in it. I am going over to the states in a few days, and I was looking to buy my lilliput screen over in the states, but I am a bit concerned with the power difference. We use 240w as a standard outlet, and (if I am right) the US use 110? Will this be a problem with powering my screen in the car. I am looking to use an inverter for the carputer itself, will I need to use this for the screen aswell?
    Thanks,
    Chris

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    The screens use 12v and most people will tell you they take the feed from straight off the battery or from PSU. A mains feed would blow it up!
    We used to use 240 volts (that's volts, not W!), but I think it's now since dropped to about 220v

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    If you do want to pwoer it inside you'll need a 12V power supply, 1.2A. they're pretty easy to pick up. The in car regulator 'egg' will work fine on any 12v car.
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    Thanks guys. Sorry, I meant 240v, not watts

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