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Offline DanL

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12v Power Port Adapter
« on: July 01, 2012, 11:15:26 am »
I've been using the 12v port on my '11 to power my GPS. The other day I rigged up my Sirius radio, which also uses that same type of cigarette lighter power port. So now I need to power 2 devices off of the 1 outlet. Does anyone have any experience/recommendations on the various Y cord adapters, or some of the ones that are in a small chassis that have USB ports as well? I'm sure I could rig up something myself but finding a decent one that is in a small case that could be velcroed to the bike would be nice.

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Re: 12v Power Port Adapter
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2012, 05:28:25 pm »
i too am looking for the correct solution for powering the radar detector and a  garmin gps, and have been looking at ideas all morning  :D

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Re: 12v Power Port Adapter
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2012, 12:14:02 am »
I ended up picking up a simple dual port adapter from pep boys auto parts store. It's an all in 1 unit. Works ok. I had to add a shim to one side to keep it from cutting out when I went over bumps.

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Re: 12v Power Port Adapter
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2012, 06:33:45 pm »
Just get a decent Y adapter from your local radio store... 

But you may want to think about hardwiring these devices in,  makes a much neater install :) (All my stuff is hardwired :) )
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