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Subject: Re: Car power adapter
From: Mike Payson (mpayson_at_dawgdayz.com)
Date: 2002-12-04


I would prefer to avoid an inverter. They're fairly bulky, & I've already got
too much garbage in my smallish car. A DC adapter is small, and means that I
don't need to crawl under my desk to unplug the AC adapter when I want to go
from home to the car... I did buy a one-hour battery charger this weekend
that, to my surprise, included a car adapter. But since the batteries are a
bit of a pain to change, I still prefer a car adapter if I can find one that
works.

On Tuesday 03 December 2002 07:32 pm, Mitsu Hadeishi wrote:
> In general the most useful solution for this and other car power
> applications is to buy an AC power inverter. Can get these at most stereo
> stores, Radio Shack, Best Buy, Circuit City, etc. for around
> $50. Basically this gives you an AC outlet in your car. Then just use
> your regular AC power adapter for your Archos (or any other device you
> happen to have that needs AC).
>
> It's a bit wasteful (translating from DC to AC then back to DC) but it
> saves having to buy all these special-purpose car power adapters for
> everything.
>
> Mitsu
>
> At 07:13 PM 12/3/2002 -0800, you wrote:
> >I'm trying to use my Recorder 20 in my car. I picked up a car adapter at
> >Radio
> >Shack, but when it's hooked up, I get electrical interference. This only
> >happens when playing through the car stereo (via line-in), not through
> >headphones. I'm assuming that it's the result of some sort of electrical
> >feedback. Any ideas on how to fix this? Is there some sort of filtered
> > power supply available that might fix the problem?
> >
> >Thanks, Mike
> >--
> >Mike Payson | DawgDayz Dog Walking & Pet Sitting
> >(206) 280-7295 | www.dawgdayz.com | mpayson_at_dawgdayz.com
>
> http://www.syntheticzero.com

-- 
Mike Payson  |  DawgDayz Dog Walking & Pet Sitting
(206) 280-7295 | www.dawgdayz.com | mpayson_at_dawgdayz.com



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