What is the specific "voltage range" of the adaptor and what voltage is the
plane's lighter socket?

Ed Fitchett
C-GBTC

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From: "Rick" <rick@denverflash.com>
To: <musketeermail@yahoogroups.com>; "Bob Swaim" <dswaim1119@comcast.net>
Cc: "Mike Relihan" <rellihan@rellihan.com>
Sent: Sunday, May 15, 2005 1:21 PM
Subject: [inbox] [musketeermail] cigar lighter power adaptor


> Hi Guys,
>
> I'm using a Lowrance GPS unit and trying to power it with their cigar
> lighter power adaptor cord. There's a green light on the receptacle end.
> When I plug it in to the lighter receptacle, it lights bright green. When
I
> plug the other end into the GPS, it stays bright green. When I power up
the
> GPS unit, the light on the cord dims about 50%... and apparently is not
> providing any power since the unit's 4AA batteries die in about 40
> minutes!!!!
>
> Lowrance has sent me a replacement power adaptor cord but the same problem
> exists. Any ideas?
>
> I had some charging system concerns last fall and my A&P stuck a meter in
> the lighter receptacle and was satisfied with voltage, anyway. Can I
assume
> from that, the lighter receptacle is working properly for this
application?
> (I know there was some discussion on the list recently about the lighter
> working in our planes).
>
> The cord light lights up so it must be getting power, right? Why won't it
> power the GPS unit?
>
> Thanks for any help.
> -Rick Koch
> 2010A
> 78 Sundowner
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