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Old 01-26-2011, 10:40 PM
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Default "Nice" 12 Volt TV..

A friend of mine bought one of these for another room of her house. She wanted me to connect it to her cable box. While I was setting it up, I notice the A.C. cord had a wall wart on the end that plugs into the wall outlet. I checked it out and I went nuts! The output is 12 v.d.c. @ 4 amps! Guess where some of my income tax return is going...

Zoom in on the back and you'll see the D.C. power input jack..

http://www.samsclub.com/sams/shop/pr...Id=prod1150028

Vizio Razor LED LCD HDTV
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A friend of mine bought one of these for another room of her house. She wanted me to connect it to her cable box. While I was setting it up, I notice the A.C. cord had a wall wart on the end that plugs into the wall outlet. I checked it out and I went nuts! The output is 12 v.d.c. @ 4 amps! Guess where some of my income tax return is going...

Zoom in on the back and you'll see the D.C. power input jack..

http://www.samsclub.com/sams/shop/pr...Id=prod1150028

Vizio Razor LED LCD HDTV
M Series
Model M220MV
The interesting thing about it other the the bad reviews, was that even when looking for it I found nothing about it being 12volt. Hmmm
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I seen the wall wart myself...

I also seen how well it worked. I agree with the sound gripes but I have the technology to fix that..
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I had a few 12v tvs when we drove OTR. It was alot beter then having to run an inverter
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Nice! LED TV

1080P, $220, 22" and 12 Volt!
8 lb.

I can't do that with my computer monitor....
I wonder if I can find a monitor for 12 volt. One less thing to run on an inverter.

Power Consumption
On Mode Power: 26W
Standby Power: 0.6W
Estimated Annual Energy Consumption: 51kWh*
Estimated Annual Cost: $5.73** I think my 26" tube TV cost me more than that just being plugged in.

Here's your Vizio Wall wart:
http://www.amazon.com/VIZIO-Adapter-...6190719&sr=8-3




At WalMart.com: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Vizio-M220MV/15410929


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That same adaptor fits some other models too. I'm gonna check them out and see if I can get a better bargin. 22" is nice but I really don't need one that big. Maybe one of them is a little smaller with a DVD player in it!

VIZIO AC Power Adapter for VM190XVT, VM230XVT, M190MV, M220MV - 623311230022

Thanks, David..
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Lightbulb Now you got me thinking....

....that's a dangerous thing.

I did a search and found this page:
http://islandtimepc.com/12voltmonitors.html

Sure enough there are some 12 volt powered computer monitors and some VERY good ones!

I checked the largest one and here it is:
There is the 12 inverter "brick" right in the middle:

and the back of the monitor:

28W Stand By Power (DPMS): <1.3W
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Default M220V vizio TV

Wnen i went to the Vizio site it shows under power "220V" ? Any info on this? Russell NADJA....sent a PM...did u get it, i was REALLY hoping to hear from you, sorry about the mix up
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I could be wrong, but I think if a tv has a usb port a computer can be plugged into it. Also, external speakers make a huge difference with any tv.

Ross
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Since I got a nice laptop I never even turn on my TVs anymore!

I watch all my movies and tv shows and listen to radio and Cds through the laptop. It has cut back on my power use a lot.

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