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Old 01-23-2007, 10:27 AM   #29
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Originally Posted by Wabbiteer
hey the cigarrette adaptor was never meant for medical purposes! Insurance companies would go crazy if you used one for any medical device; if a quick disconnect is required use a "Anderson Power Products" type since they are as failure-proof as can possibly be!

I don't understand, why would the equipment supplier sell a 12V DC plug if you are not to plug it in?


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Old 01-23-2007, 12:37 PM   #30
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Excellent observation. :::sigh::: point & match...

I forgot there are some excellent quality power lugs out there as I've seen too many cheap 12-volt power points that fail if you simply look at them hard. I 'd still go with Anderson style hook-ups if it is a continuing application since a cigarrette style adaptor is meant only as an 'attended' power source, one always being supervised...


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Old 01-25-2007, 05:09 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by Mike Behan
Hi Bill,
CV=Chula Vista, just down Interstate 5 from you. A rally sound like fun and a good place to get started. Know of any coming up in the next few months ?
Hi Mike, we're right by Balboa Park -- we'll have to compare newbie-notes sometime (we've only had ours for < 3 months: first RV, too!)


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