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Old 03-17-2013, 02:13 AM   #1
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I ordered me a GT Power tire warmer and am wondering what kind of power supply to use with it as the online specs are really useless. Would a regular 12-15v laptop power supply be sufficient?

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I ordered me a GT Power tire warmer and am wondering what kind of power supply to use with it as the online specs are really useless. Would a regular 12-15v laptop power supply be sufficient?

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This one?

http://www.rcmart.com/power-gtpw-con...l?cPath=35_292

It looks like it comes with everything.
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you could put s3 lipo inside
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Old 03-18-2013, 04:17 AM   #4
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Yeh that is the one I was talking about. Was just wondering as I have a laptop power supply sitting around and don't want to buy a battery/power supply if I don't have to
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I ordered me a GT Power tire warmer and am wondering what kind of power supply to use with it as the online specs are really useless. Would a regular 12-15v laptop power supply be sufficient?

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Specification:
•Dimension: 170mm(W)x 120mm(D)x 57mm(H) (Control Stand Only)
•Net Weight: 360g
•Input: DC7.2~15V
•Temperature Range: 20~80°C, 100°C
•Buttons: 4

so yes, your laptop supply is sufficient
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Are we talking about the simple brick type laptop charger thing?
How can you convert that to some alligator clips or something like that?
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It's the amount of current the power supply can supply that really matters.

A set of Much More Digital tyre warmers draws around 6.5A when first turned on, once up to temperature that drops to a few amps.

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yeh i was wondering about the current draw as if it was low then i can use a laptop brick power supply as they can supply enough current if its just 6.5A. i wouldn't use the alligator clips, just simply cut the wires and change the plug over.
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