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    Would this psu work in a carputer


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    That's a keypower, so yes it will work.

    I noticed that it uses 37Amps though! Get a HUGE alternator!
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    thanks for the info i know nothing about this stuff yet trying to learn. I could get one 1/2 price but if it is going make me get another alternator then i will go another direction. What would be a good safe amps for alternator?

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    if its truely 60% efficiency....and 12v at 250 watts, makes sense to me that this thing would take under 5 amps......someone with more knowledge of this stuff then me have any ideas?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tangerine_Man
    thanks for the info i know nothing about this stuff yet trying to learn. I could get one 1/2 price but if it is going make me get another alternator then i will go another direction. What would be a good safe amps for alternator?
    Can you hook me up with one for 1/2 off?

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    would like to but no it would not be possible he has one if i dont take it then he will sell to another buyer

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    What do you guys plan on getting for startup/shutdown control with this? Can the CarPC Procontroller from mp3car store (http://www.mp3car.com/store/product_...products_id=66) be used with this?

    It would be more than an opus but much more power + functionality in the combo...

    Does this have as low an input voltage tolerance as an Opus? (read: crank survivability)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RoyN
    Does this have as low an input voltage tolerance as an Opus? (read: crank survivability)
    Lets ask the guy with the Toyota MR2 Turbo. lgbr I think is his name on the forums

    I was actually thinking about getting one of these controllers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peoples
    if its truely 60% efficiency....and 12v at 250 watts, makes sense to me that this thing would take under 5 amps......someone with more knowledge of this stuff then me have any ideas?
    250 / 12 / 0.6 = ~35A. 37A max input at 12V would be accurate. Wow! My home grown linear 12V DC-DC regulator circuit suddenly looks good.
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