12 volt adapter

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I live on a boat and would like to power my HD weather station with ship's power instead of having to use the AC adapter. Do you guys sell a 12 volt adapter? I didn't see one for sale on the site. The model number of my display is 01535S.
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Kevin W

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Ledrak

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Kevin I do not believe Acurite sells  a 12volt supply, but you could use a dc to ac inverter (12v to 120v). The power needed for the display and Access unit world not require a large inverter.
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Kevin W

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An inverter, even a small one just draws too much power when it's on 24/7.

I'll have to figure out a solution using an iphone adapter or something similar that produces 5V at 1AMP.
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Steve U

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Really, any good quality, clean DC (car/plane) 5V adapter  with the correct tip. Pay attention to center pin polarity (usually marked on the wall wort label) .
 Simple 'clean test': listen quiet music on headphones while charging the device. No 'hash' sound (modern converters chop DC to regulate).  OTOH many 120V AC from 12VDC are notoriously 'noisy'. You need a "Pure Sine wave"  model. Those cost
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Ledrak

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Kevin what are you doing for internet ,the Access unit needs to connect to a router.
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Kevin W

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I'm at dock and have ISDN to the boat.
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Hello Kevin,
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. We only sell the power adapter that came with your 5in1 display. Unfortunately, we do not sell the adapter you seek. Please let us know if you have any other questions. Thank you.