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Old 01-10-2012, 03:39 PM
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Thank you for the reply!

Sorry for my lack of electric knowledge or math but I am confused.

I know you mentioned that most laptops have a consumption of 75 watts, but on my laptop is rated at 120V/1.7A, so wouldn't that be about 204 watts needed? This is higher then the 13amp/156watt outlet so would this then not work with the rear outlet?

Also the inverter that I have linked above says it needs 20 amps, and I know that the fuse for the rear outlet is 20amps, but the manual states only use 13 amps with the rear outlet. If I use something like 20amps which matches the fuse rating will this continuously blow the fuse.

Again sorry for the lack of knowledge, I am just trying to understand if/what I can use to power my laptop in the truck. I assummed that the 150w dash outlet was not enough for my laptop which needs 204watts, so thats why I was looking into getting a power inverter instead.. thanks
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