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Something Handy to Avoid

Splitter: Bane or Blessing? This is the Roadpro model I recommend.

Splitter: Bane or Blessing? This is the Roadpro model I recommend.

When you have one cigar lighter-type outlet but more than one 12-volt DC device that needs to be run at the same time, a Y-splitter can be a handy solution. Once you insert its plug into your outlet, it then offers a couple of sockets that you can use to advantage. Splitters are inexpensive, and are easy to use.

They are also problem-prone. I’ve had to discard a handful of them when they’ve failed and, as a result, offer here a few tips to use them properly.

The problems stem from two issues. First, cigar lighter connectors are a bad way to Read more…

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