We were preparing for our annual fall break vacation to Florida and the time of departure was upon us. Our son was packing his Nintendo GameCube and games so he and his friend could play video games together at night. Someone commented on how nice it would be if they could play the games on the long drive too. Thus, the search was on!
Never one to dismiss a challenge, my husband was determined to accommodate the boys. He ran to the local Target store and returned with this awesome inverter. Honestly, I had no idea such a thing existed. It worked like a charm and has continued to work for more than 15 years since.
How to Use the DC-to-AC Power Inverter/Adapter
It is really very simple to use the DC to AC Power Inverter. You simply plug it into the cigarette lighter receptacle, then plug your electric device into the inverter via the 3 prong AC outlet.
APC Air/Auto TravelPower TeleAdapt DC to AC Power Inverter (75W DC/AC, 120V) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)For many years, the kids have used the inverter adapter to plug in the video game consoles, but it has also been used for other electrical devices.
- My Camera's Rechargeable Batteries (My #1 Use)
- Cell Phone Chargers
- Media Players
- Electric Throw Blanket
- Rechargable Flashlight
- Coffee Mug Warmer
- My Husband's Tailgating Leg Lamp
I have not personally used the APC Power Inverter / Adapter on an airplane, but the airline adapter is also included.
Buying a DC-to-AC Power Inverter/Adapter
Sadly, our unit has been discontinued by the manufacturer. When the one featured above is sold out, you might want to consider one of the units below. The are highly rated by consumers and offer USB ports too, which is something that my APC unit does not have.
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