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[aprssig] Garmin GPS 18 question

clayj at nwlink.com clayj at nwlink.com
Tue Sep 13 22:12:28 UTC 2005


The regulator is in the lighter plug - there's a VERY specific warning on
either the GPSCity (where I actually ordered my LVC) or Garmin web site.

If you put ANYTHING over 5V on the LVC, you'll fry it.

Clay
N7QNM

> Scott I have the LVC model, i hav a reg in line
>
> I think they have a reg in the cigarette lighter. do not quote me tho
>
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> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Scott Miller
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> I see that the GPS 18 PC takes up to 30 volts.  Does anyone know if the
> regulation is done in the unit itself, or is it in the cable?  In other
> words, if you cut off the cable, is the PC the same as the LVC version?
>
> Scott
> N1VG
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