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Charging portable devices
An observation on charging portable devices; vhf, camera, computer,.. with cigarette lighter socket and small plug in 110v converter, device cigarette lighter charger cord, usb cigarette lighter cord and 110v usb charger plugged into plug in 110v charger.
So what I have for electric power ;
Single 12v wet cell battery, small 16"x18" solar panel and alternator on 6hp outboard.
I have always had sufficient charge when needed, and even over winter on the hard the small solar panel is enough to keep the battery charged for cabin lights and FM radio.
So the question;
Why does everything charge faster when using the 110v cigarette lighter plug in charger than when using the device charger cord or usb charger cord directly from the cigarette lighter?
1970 Havsfidra 20 by Fisksatra
On the Delaware River at Fox Grove Marina Essington PA