[PLUG-TALK] Local source for 5v car power adapter

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Mon Sep 12 08:11:57 PDT 2011


On Mon, 12 Sep 2011 08:03:21 -0700 (PDT)
Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> dijo:

>On Mon, 12 Sep 2011, Richard C. Steffens wrote:
>
>> Anybody know a local source for a 5v car power adapter? I need local
>> because I'll have to take the indoor adapter with me so I can match
>> the plug on the 5v end. I saw something on the Radio Shack web site,
>> but it was fancier than I need. It had multiple voltages and
>> multiple tips, but they want $25 for it.
>
>> Another solution would be if I could get a mini-USB jack and a plug
>> that is the right size for the Nomad. Then I'd just use my cell
>> phone car charger (after verifying that it's putting out 5 v -- if
>> it's USB isn't that going to be a standard?)

>Try MallWart. Some of their stores have a range of adapters for use
>in vehicles. I've seen some in their Elko and Wood Village stores.

My first stop would be Free Geek. They have an amazing assortment of
cables, including types that I've never seen before.



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