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    Power PC from Cigarette adapter

    Hey,

    I found a convenient power supply in my trunk. Is there any issues with using this to connect to my P2140, then to my PC? Rather than wire from my battery to my trunk.
    It has 12V output but would the amperage be a problem?

    Thanks

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    it could be.

    using some of the car circuits to power a pc could lead to problems later if you start to draw more than what the wire can take.

    using a power wire that you ran yourself, or had someone else run for you, you can know exactly the current draw and can better plan and know what the limits of the wire are.

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    Fair enough,
    That would have been too easy ! you have the same concern as most on the forum, so I'll do it the proper way and utilize that power supply for another device. Like my rear camera.

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