12v to 240v power invertor

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12v to 240v power invertor

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I've got one of these kicking about that you plug into the ciggy lighter, what sort of power would a small LCD TV pull off the leisure battery using this? I'm thinking it must be a fair bit?
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Re: 12v to 240v power invertor

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Look on the back of the tv - consumption should be marked on a plate. Then convert it to 12v draw.
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Re: 12v to 240v power invertor

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I've got a small TV/DVD combo, that's 40w according to the back, so would draw about 4A on 12V.
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How small an LCD TV are you talking. You might fine it'll run on 12v anyway.
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Re: 12v to 240v power invertor

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BOXY wrote:How small an LCD TV are you talking. You might fine it'll run on 12v anyway.
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BOXY I do have one that has a laptop type power pack in the lead so is basically 12v but only has a dvd built into it. I have another with freeview built into it but it is 240v. I will have to check the back of it to see how much it uses.
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