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    ninjayorkies Read Only Funster

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    You'll have to excuse my female interpretation of this but the lead that goes from the vans fag lighter to my sat nav - is there an adaptor that would allow me to use 2 gadgets off the same lead? I only ask as I'm thinking of getting one of those 'things' that will allow me to listen to digital radio through the vans stereo ( I have a serious Planet Rock addiction) but as we're always on the road I need the sat nav plugged in at the same time :thanks:
     
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    Cigarette lighter multi-sockets are widely available. Just make sure that the total current demand of the devices in use doesn't exceed the dash socket rating.
     
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    We use a Pure Highway in our van just for Planet Rock:thumb: & I added an extra cig socket in the glovebox so it can be used out of sight, as we never retune to any other station!
     
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    Is that a simple job to do? I can't stand having to listen to Radio 2 on the move - it's doing my head in :cry:
     
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    Daft girly question but how do I know what the dash socket rating is etc ?
     
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    planet rock on all day in this house,and bloomberg on the telly, today showing alot of green,Bliss:thumb:
     
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    It should be in the vehicle handbook - or even printed on the dash by the socket.
     
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    Yes, not too hard, just take a Pos. & Neg. wire in parallel from the existing cig lighter, making sure the wire gauge is of the same amperage as the original CL & put them onto the same connectors as the original IE.- pos to pos, neg to neg.

    Should be OK as the DAB adaptor hardly draws any current.
     
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    What's telly? Not watched it in over 12 months and even considered flogging my sat dish cos I can't be arsed with all the faff :Blush:
     
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    Find one in Halfrauds .. looks similar like this

    Dual Car Cigarette Socket DC Adaptor
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    also come in 3 and 4 way outlets.. and don't worry about the load.. your sat nav and a DAB digi adaptor draw next to nothing , besides, the adaptors are fused so you won't damage anything ,..
     
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    WHAT!! no corry,no shoutenders,no emersnale:Eeek:no xfactor,no celebcaty,:Eeek: :Rofl1:
    i get your point though:thumb:
    should only be footy,rugby,and f1,on the telly:thumb:
     
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    Halfrauds I love it :Rofl1: Excellent now I can get lost thanks to stupid Sat Nav but not give a damn cos I have decent radio to keep me calm :thumb:
     
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    No to all of the above and it's bliss. F1 was a bit hard to let go but doesn't hold the same charm for me now that Raikkonens not racing. I've watched stuff on iplayer a handful of times which says it all really :shout:
     
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