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Old 05-25-2015, 04:39 PM   #15
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You might try 'em on 12.. My Samsung is 14 and works well on 12 though I do not run it that way (do not have a 12 volt cord for it).

Many times the first part you hit is a 5 volt regulator.. It runs cooler with lower voltages.
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Old 05-25-2015, 05:15 PM   #16
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Looking for input on 12 volt TV's. Trying to make things a little more simple since I am going for 2 new LCD/LED tv's, one 32" and one 28". If I go this route I don't need to run through an inverter and should be more efficient.
Comments and suggestions as to TV's. As always cost is a factor.
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It is becoming more and more difficult to find any reasonably priced 12VDC powered TV larger than 19".
Last Dec I added a small, (300 watt), MSW inverter up near the TV which powers both my new 120VAC 32" Vizio LED TV and my 120VAC DirecTV receiver, (and/or my DVD player), simultaneously...(no need to run the less efficient 2000 watt on board inverter).
Our bedroom TV is now the 5 year old 12VDC powered 19" Polaroid brand LED which I relocated from the living room.
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Old 05-25-2015, 08:26 PM   #17
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We bought an 18 inch JVC DVD combo from CW and we really like it. It wasn't cheap (about $270) but it's better than the insignia 120v TV that we had in there before.
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Well part of my buying now was wanting to get this project out and done. The TV's were $229 + Washington tax so for light 32" 8# WOW and knowing I can get the 12 to 19volt like a lot of laptops run I did the purchase.

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The 32 inch insignia TVs at Best Buy are 12 volt and where approximately $180. Might be worth checking out for anyone that's looking. I believe they weight 7-9 lbs without there base. My 28 inch was about 7lb
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I have an Insignia from Best Buy. It's 28" 12volt and U.S. Quite light. Decent picture. I Have a 39" at home and it works quite well
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