How to charge computer during road trip

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by josta, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. josta macrumors member

    Aug 2, 2006
    Hi everyone,
    My girlfriend and I are taking a camping road trip but I will need to use my computer during the day. Since we are camping, I won't be able to charge it (sorry to state the obvious). Our car has a 12V lighter adapter. I've searched the forums and it seems like I need a DC inverter and then I can just plug my computer charger into that. I have a macbook pro. I looked at inverters on amazon, but was confused about what kind exactly I need. What sort of specs do I look for? Also, is there anything I should be careful about in regards to my car? Any help or suggestions is greatly appreciated.

  2. squeeks macrumors 68040


    Jun 19, 2007
    the charger draws 90watts so i would go with something around 300 peak
  3. merl1n macrumors 65816


    Mar 30, 2008
    New Jersey, USA

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