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What is the easiest way to power a laptop from a car?

I heard there is an adapter, but I don't know where to find it.

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Since your car can easily provide DC, and your laptop more than likely
has a DC in, the electric part of the adapter should should be easy.
The mechanical part, though, might more difficult as different
manufacturers have used different types of plugs.  I would first contact
your manufacturer about obtaining the cable to go from your cigarette
lighter to your laptop--it might be reasonable enough to purchase.

Re: laptop

On 4 Nov 2006 13:28:23 -0800, wrote:

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Easiest is to buy a DC-AC invertor, about 200W is better
than trying to  cut  corners and go with one smaller.

Better than the inverter is to buy a laptop supply meant to
run from a car lighter socket and use that instead of your
original laptop brick supply.    It's also more efficient
than converting to HV AC and back again to LV DC.

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Plenty on ebay and sold by Targus etc.

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