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Old 10-02-2007, 04:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm going on a drinking binge camping trip and we want to watch some movies while we are there. all the movies are on a portable hard drive. I have seen somebody take something and hook it up to a battery and then plug an xbox and tv into that something. we have a car, no generator but we want to be able to power a computer and moniter, in the middle of nowhere and not run the car battery down. How can I do it.

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Old 10-02-2007, 04:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 10-03-2007, 03:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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we were hoping not to get a generator and we needed to use it at night. The thing i say this kid use was like a box that would connect to a battery but had like a bunch of plug-in's in it. If we had that we could plug it into a car battery and run the car every once and a while to keep it going.
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It's called a power inverter. Make sure you get one that has the right wattage for what you need. I.e. if you're gonna bring a TV/gaming system/whatever, make sure all of that adds up to LESS than the maximum wattage the power inverter can take. Most electronic places should have one. I know radioshack has 'em.
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How about not being a delinquent, and drinking when you're of age? Then you can watch the movies in someone's home... Dur :-P
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How about not being a delinquent, and drinking when you're of age? Then you can watch the movies in someone's home... Dur :-P
why does this make him a delinquent?! lol but it does seem like something a teenager would do indeed
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Drink dude! I take my laptop with me , and hook up a portable HD but mine doesn't need a external power source MUHAHAHA

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