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Old 06-30-2014, 11:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Using a car battery to power an inverter?

Now, I know it's possible to power an inverter off a car battery, but I'm curious about buying a spare battery and using it for 8 hours a day in tandem with a 800w inverter to power a laptop (non gaming). I got another job way closer to home (6 miles instead of 40 each way) and I need to keep myself busy as this post is boring. I would normally just use my car battery but I really don't want to strain it like that. So, real question is...

Is it possible to just use a big battery, say a RV battery that I trickle charge every night while I sleep to power an inverter for 8 hours? Or will this not work for some reason?


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