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#21 berkinet

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Posted 22 September 2020 - 01:58 PM

While I'm asking rookie questions, any idea where might I find power adapters to go from this device to the MXT115?

For now, I’d suggest you do as tweiss3 noted. But, at some point you should look into Anderson PowerPole connectors. Available from Powerwerx (https://powerwerx.co...e-sb-connectors) and other online retailers.

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Posted 22 September 2020 - 02:00 PM

It's a screw terminal on the back, so you just stick the stripped ends of your radio power cord in and tighten the screw.


If his is anything like mine, it came with a 12v plug already attached. However, 12v receptacles are pretty easy to source (the second is what I used, but paired with a powerpole connector for my power supply)

https://www.walmart....Y-Kit/212423496

https://www.amazon.c.../dp/B00G8WLW2Y/

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Posted 22 September 2020 - 02:07 PM

If his is anything like mine, it came with a 12v plug already attached. However, 12v receptacles are pretty easy to source (the second is what I used, but paired with a powerpole connector for my power supply)

https://www.walmart....Y-Kit/212423496

https://www.amazon.c.../dp/B00G8WLW2Y/

 

The attached pics show what it came with.  I could use either whatever type connector that is or the 12v plug since I do want to leave intact the ability to quickly throw it in my car and plugin to the aux power.

 

Thanks for the links!

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Posted 22 September 2020 - 02:10 PM

It's a screw terminal on the back, so you just stick the stripped ends of your radio power cord in and tighten the screw.

 

Thank you sir.

 

So a question about how far I'm straying from the original topic, with every forum being different.  I'm on the edge of now asking about an antenna and cable for using while it's in the house... :)

 

How is the community and admins about heavy drifts from the original question?



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Posted 22 September 2020 - 03:21 PM

Thank you sir.

So a question about how far I'm straying from the original topic, with every forum being different. I'm on the edge of now asking about an antenna and cable for using while it's in the house... :)

How is the community and admins about heavy drifts from the original question?


Start a new thread, and if you want, add a link to that thread in a message within this one.


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Posted 22 September 2020 - 04:31 PM

The attached pics show what it came with. I could use either whatever type connector that is or the 12v plug since I do want to leave intact the ability to quickly throw it in my car and plugin to the aux power.

Thanks for the links!


Same plugs as mine, and same motivation. I didn't have much luck finding a compatible plug, hence the 12v receptacle route instead.





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