how to convert cigarette lighter to usb

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The easiest way to replace a cigarette lighter with USB is to justtoss the lighter portion and plug in a low profile 12V USB adapter. Some 12V USB chargers are big and bulky, but there are a number of options that fit more or less flush with the dash and come in a variety of colors to better match the trim.

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  • How much power does a cigarette lighter use from USB?

  • USB Port to Car Cigarette Lighter Female Socket Step up cable Power Converter, convert power from USB port to 12V car cigarette lighter socket. USB Input: 5V 2A, Cigarette Lighter Socket Output: 12V 0.8A Max, depends on the power from your USB port.

  • What can I put in a 12V cigarette lighter socket?

  • Convert power from USB port to 12V car cigarette lighter socket. Driving recorder, electronic dog, dash cam, GPS, radar detector, solar panel, heated seat, led lining strip, Rino 650, tire inflator, led lights, Garmin or other GPS FM traffic receiver, fan, VA supplied health equipment that uses a cigarette port for the charger, ect. .

  • Are cigarette lighter sockets the same size for every car?

  • Since all cigarette lighter sockets are the same size this should work for every car, the only variable being the circuit.

  • What kind of equipment can be used as a cigarette Charger?

  • led lights, Garmin or other GPS FM traffic receiver, fan, VA supplied health equipment that uses a cigarette port for the charger, ect. . . .

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