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12v TV for motorhome

Discussion in 'LCD & LED LCD TVs' started by Pete Delaney, Aug 28, 2005.

  1. Pete Delaney

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    Hi folks,

    Can anyone recommend a good size tv that will accept a 12v power supply. I see plenty on pricerunner and other sites but they do not state whether a 12v input is part of the spec. I have yet to buy the said motorhome....but it should happen over the next 4 weeks or so :clap:
     
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    Technofan, I've just bought a 17" widescreen Mikomi from Argos for £229...
    It operates on 12v DC...It comes with a 240v adaptor for home use...Hope
    this helps
     
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    Excellent, sounds like it might be a standard feature? Thanks! :thumbsup:

    Pete.
     
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    Many small screens run on something like 16V that is supplied from an external adapter.
    However, you should always be careful when connecting some other than the intended supply.
    In a motorhome the supply voltage may vary more than what the external adapter would provide, and the TV may not be able to handle the variation, the voltage spikes, etc.

    I think in specialized shops you will be able to buy specially designed supplies that take the battery voltage and convert it to a stable 12V or 16V source to be used for electronic equipment like an LCD TV, a laptop, etc.
    (without going via 230V. that of course is also a possibility, but with a lower efficiency)
     
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    Hi there - most good caravan accessory shops sell what you're after.

    Cheers,

    Martin.
     

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