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MichaelA
08-29-2016, 06:26 PM
Simple question... gotta recharge in the field. Can the Panasonic dual charger be used? The plug says it takes 12V DC in, but I'm having a hell of a time finding a cig plug to whatever Panasonic is using to input into the charger. It SHOULD work, if I can find a cable/adapter. Anybody have any luck with this? Any other alternatives?

Dan_ETP
08-29-2016, 08:02 PM
If I understand, an inverter (http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=bsd&cs=04&sku=A8582142&ST=pla&dgc=ST&cid=298721&lid=5704670&acd=12309152537461010&ven1=A8582142:101952148149:901pdb6671:c&ven2=:)may be what you're looking for.

MichaelA
08-29-2016, 08:12 PM
Yeah, kinda forgot about using a small inverter. May be the best way to go. Don't want to reinvent the Wheel!

Dan_ETP
08-29-2016, 08:34 PM
Haha. This is true. They work well. I ran several LED panels off one. Beats a genny for smaller things as long as you don't let it drain your battery!

JRJphoto
08-31-2016, 01:28 PM
Use an inverter you can purchase at any auto parts store or big box store. Yes, it definitely works. I use mine to charge batteries during company moves.

Allen McL
09-16-2016, 02:38 AM
I got this dual charger from Amazon which includes a mains and car cigarette charger adaptor cable, works pretty well if not the fastest of charges.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B013WXFSEE/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1