whitedice wrote:If I was starting from scratch, and rich. Yeah, that may be a better idea, though powering such a device in a car would probably not make it worthwhile. Definitely need a pure sine inverter, which are pretty expensive.
And then there is portability. I have used 2 rentals, and another family member's car (all of which did not have a built-in 800W inverter), and ran 3 laptops, 3 amps, and 4 antennas in each. Mainly because I could manage battery power.
Um, last time I checked PCs run on 12V DC, 3.3V DC and 5V DC and cars run on 12V DC, what's the problem? Hell, back when MP3 first came out I had a fully PC in my car and it was 8x11x3