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post #1 of 3 Old 08-08-2011, 07:16 AM Thread Starter
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How much draw

I am runing a gps from a 12volt socket,i am also thinking of running another socket to charge a ipad and some AA batteries,while the bike is running will the bike cope and when stopped how long can i run without running battery to low,simple answers please as i am electricaly chalenged

I am also thinking of fixing a volt meter dial to the bike to keep a eye on things
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post #2 of 3 Old 08-08-2011, 07:26 AM
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Those are very low current devices. There should be no problems at all running them.

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post #3 of 3 Old 08-08-2011, 01:51 PM
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I am running a GPS w/xm radio, Radar detector and when traveling with wife or friends a cb radio with no problem. If I am using heated grips and/or Gerbling heated lacket linner, I use the headlight cut-out switch from Eastern Beaver. I also installed the MOSFET regulator.So far no problems.
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