15v Appliance on 12v battery?

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  1. paulweller84

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    Hi,

    I've been searching Google for an answer and got nowhere with this, I have a 15v mains powered sound bar that would be ideal to have in our van as the speakers on our tv are a bit quiet. On hook up it will be no problem as I can plug in into the mains socket, question is, is there a way to run this 15v item from the leisure battery? I'm not too familiar with electronics and have no idea if this is even possible? Thanks
     
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    You could use an inverter and run it with mains plug.
     
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    A 12V battery actually runs 12.5 to 14V a lot of the time, chances are it will work direct. Maybe, if you're feellin' lucky punk.
     
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    Excellent, thank you all for the help. :)
     
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