12 dc and 1 amp device

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by randyhawk, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. randyhawk

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    can I hook my 12v and 1 amp device directly in cigarette lighter holder of car and expect this device to for longer hours
     
  2. mcgyvr

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    yes you can.. The cig socket can typically do up to 10 Amps MAX
     
  3. wayneh

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    Just be aware that the device might get hot if it isn't ventilated, so don't let it get covered up on the floor or in the seat.
     
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