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Old 07-03-2017, 09:15 AM   #1
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Cell booster power draw?

I'm going to be purchasing a cell phone booster for business travel, specifically a surecall, and I'm wondering if anyone has experience with using one of these wihile Boondocking. We do a fair amount of unplugged camping and currently have the stock poet set up on our 2008. No solar yet but in the upcoming years I'll get there.

I'm wondering how much power the cell phone booster will draw. I looked on the manufactures website and all it said was less than 15 W. If you have experience with the scenario I'd love to hear your opinion. Is running the cell booster while Boondocking unreasonable?
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We use an older Wilson, it pulls about 2 amps so we don't leave it on unless we want to check messages or call/text/email
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while your boondocking

you will need the gen on 120 v 2 amp. power required. it should have a 12 volt adapter as well.
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It pulls roughly 2A off of a 12V line. If you had it on a 120V line, it would pull 0.2A (with a really good supply). There's pretty much no reason to use the supplied 120V supply since they also have a 12V cord.

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