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Old 09-28-2009, 04:24 AM   #1
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Default How many amps to run CTX tyre warmers?

The manual says 7.4v-15v but doesn't state how many amps are required. I've already tried a 12v 1.2A adapter which powers it up but isn't strong enough to power the warmers.

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Old 09-28-2009, 05:12 AM   #2
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I run ctx warmers and lipo charger quite happily off a 10a 12v mains supply.
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Old 09-28-2009, 06:17 AM   #3
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You need about 4 amps (@12V)
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Old 09-28-2009, 09:45 AM   #4
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Thanks guys. I'm going to see if I can get hold of a laptop or LCD PSU as they normally push out between 4-6 amps.
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Old 09-28-2009, 11:00 AM   #5
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When I tested mine they take around 6A when they are first turned on, then once they've reached temp and only use power as each cup drops below temp it's 1-2A

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