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electrical:12v:intro [2022/05/11 19:34]
frater_secessus [sources of house power]
electrical:12v:intro [2022/06/04 11:31] (current)
frater_secessus [Daily power requirements]
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   - be honest about what you want/need to run and how long you plan to run them   - be honest about what you want/need to run and how long you plan to run them
   - [[https://faroutride.com/van-electrical-sizing/|do the math]], or [[https://faroutride.com/van-electrical-calculator/|use a calculator]] to do it for you   - [[https://faroutride.com/van-electrical-sizing/|do the math]], or [[https://faroutride.com/van-electrical-calculator/|use a calculator]] to do it for you
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 Here are some very general ideas to get you thinking: Here are some very general ideas to get you thinking:
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      * [[electrical:12v:laptop|laptop]] charging      * [[electrical:12v:laptop|laptop]] charging
      * <=100w loads from [[https://amzn.to/3u4Qm1g|small inverters]].  Note that most small, inexpensive inverters are [[electrical:inverter#modified_sine_wave|modified sine wave]] and not appropriate for all [[electrical:12v:loads|loads]].      * <=100w loads from [[https://amzn.to/3u4Qm1g|small inverters]].  Note that most small, inexpensive inverters are [[electrical:inverter#modified_sine_wave|modified sine wave]] and not appropriate for all [[electrical:12v:loads|loads]].
 +     * very small loads (like a cellphone) might be run off the ciggy/USB port [[https://www.reddit.com/r/urbancarliving/comments/v42jvw/is_it_safe_to_charge_your_phone_in_car_while_its/ib5k2u5/|without the engine running]].
   * **Easy to run** off a [[lifestyle:faq_solar_generator|portable power pack]]((which you will have to recharge somehow))   * **Easy to run** off a [[lifestyle:faq_solar_generator|portable power pack]]((which you will have to recharge somehow))
       * fan       * fan
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