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Black Pearl monitor 12 volt charger

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by madsonp, Dec 12, 2014.

  1. madsonp

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    Does anyone know if they make a 12 volt charger for the Black Pearl FPV monitors ?
     
  2. IrishSights

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    Yes mine came with one! They all do.
     
  3. IrishSights

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    If you mean for the car, just use an inverter
     
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    you had me checking mine then, they don't come with an actual cigarette lighter lead
     
  5. IrishSights

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    You just said 12v charger not cigarette lighter socket :). An inverter is really a useful investment as you can charge phantom batteries, and most other things. I even run a 23" monitor running on the video out of the BP so others can see what I see without getting inside my personal space!
     
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    Since the Black Pearl can use 7-28V, all you need is a fuse and a + cable connected to the battery and a - cable connected to ground in your car. Then just use the power cable that was included with your Black Pearl.
     
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    This is how I did, I used one of the cables that came with the Black Pearl and cut off the connector and bought a 12v plug. Since the 12V outlet in the car already have a fuse, I didnĀ“t need one on the + cable.
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    Yes, I realize I could have used an inverter, the problem with inverters is that they drain your battery much faster than a 12V charger, which, in some of the very remote locations I use my Phantom isn't a good idea.
     
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    I didn't think of that, I'll give it a try. Thanks.