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    Solar tickle charge?

    would it be possible to power my car computer (laptop) from a seperate car battery in the boot with a solar trickle charger attached permanently? Is this possible does anyone know?

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    Mar 2004
    Little Elm, Texas
    A trickle charge would only be about 2 amps.

    Using the computer will pull more than 2 amps.

    In order for this to work, you would have to be providing a charge for the battery that is more than what you're pulling out of it.
    Jan Bennett
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    Please post on the forums! Chances are, someone else has or will have the same questions as you!

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