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Old 11-22-2009, 11:42 AM
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Default cigarette lighter output??

The the average cigarette lighter out?
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Old 11-22-2009, 11:49 AM
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3amps or less. Not enough to charge a touring car battery.
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Old 11-22-2009, 01:25 PM
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i charge my lipo at 2amps on my car battery in 70min. so using cig lighter would be fine...
i guess u mean a really fast charge?
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Depends on the car, I can get 15 out of mine if I had something that actually used that much current.
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why dont direct connect the charger to the car battery terminal ??

i used to charge my NIMH cell 6amp last time without any problem.........
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True cigarette lighter outlets are usually fused at 8 amps, so regular charging should work just fine. I've charged many batteries using a cig lighter outlet while driving to races.

"power outlets" are generally fused at 15 amps or so. The limiting factor is how good the contacts are.
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