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5/20/2022 12:18 pm  #1


DC power supplies for consumer laptops aboard

Folks. With no inverter aboard, what's this group liking for DC laptop power supplies?  Cheers

 

 

5/20/2022 1:41 pm  #2


Re: DC power supplies for consumer laptops aboard

Yes, avoid inverters.

A car adaptor or similar is one solution.

 

5/23/2022 1:54 am  #3


Re: DC power supplies for consumer laptops aboard

I carry a multiple inexpensive car laptop adapters per laptop in case one goes down.
When I have the control on a given boat - I run a dedicated 12v line from the battery or power bus for the laptops on it's own fuses.
 

 

5/23/2022 10:17 am  #4


Re: DC power supplies for consumer laptops aboard

I've permanently wired in a dc-dc converter delivering a suitable voltage. It works well.  

 

5/25/2022 3:06 am  #5


Re: DC power supplies for consumer laptops aboard

If you can, use an OEM dc power supply, as some generic ones just power the laptop, not actually charge the battery. 

Else use a quality unit like those from Lind.


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