Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Would this work as a power supply in the car??

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2004

    Would this work as a power supply in the car??

  2. #2
    MySQL Error MatrixPC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Beach City, Socal
    From the spec it will not work by itself because it a 24V input. Car power is a 12V system and it vary from 8~16V. At the end of the page they offer DC-DC converter/booster. But if you combine the 2 togehter. The price is about 2x if you just buy opus PSU or 4x DIY Sproggy.
    2004 Matrix XR A7N8X-VM/400 AMD XP-M 2500+, DS-ATX
    89 Supra Turbo P3 600E@750/Abit BE6 II, Alpine M-BUS Car2PC.
    Y2K Accord Dell GX150
    RoadRunner is the best FE PERIOD
    EmoRebellion is a SCAMMER

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 1999
    Washington D.C.
    Just get an OPUS power supply and then you won't have to think about power again.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    yeah, if you're going to spend $160 plus shipping and add a 12v to 24v booster to that cost, you'll be paying more than the opus but not getting the size and convenience.

Similar Threads

  1. can I power a car stereo with an ATX PSU?
    By Fourgig in forum General Hardware Discussion
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 09-08-2009, 07:40 AM
  2. Maintaining battery while parked
    By Zip-Lock in forum Power Supplies
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: 03-05-2006, 07:13 PM
  3. Compaq handheld pc power supply
    By rjstephens in forum Power Supplies
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 05-23-2003, 09:26 AM
  4. What to look for in a PSU some info for you
    By cproaudio in forum Power Supplies
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 04-04-2003, 02:07 AM
  5. More info on OPUS automotive ATX power supply
    By InvisiBill in forum Power Supplies
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-16-2002, 03:19 PM


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts