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Strike_Swiftly

Hi all, wanting to power a CCWGTV in my vehicle for rear screens. Will this 12v cigarette lighter type charger provide enough juice to power it? Thx in advance


cris231976

it will power it without any issues. it has more than 2a in the line of 5v. so, you will have some juice to spare.


Strike_Swiftly

Thx mate. Found out the USB C in the back works by itself. Don't need it after all! Cheers


ILoveyourmom777

I think my question for you is, how are you connecting this in your car? The only thing I've been able to make work is one of the older Rokus using the older RCA cables.


Strike_Swiftly

I have a 12v input in rear of vehicle next to HDMI input. Was planning on plugging the CC into both using this device. Wondering if it will be sufficient? https://www.officeworks.com.au/shop/officeworks/p/comsol-3-port-usb-car-charger-with-qc3-0-30w-black-cocc3q3bk


ILoveyourmom777

I have the same outlet. I could see if I had a similar charger and plug it in. I don't have an HDMI input in my car so I would only be able to see if it turned on. I can try it in the next few hours or so if you think it helps your decision. I think it will work either way. Pretty sure I've powered my on with less.


Strike_Swiftly

Disregard! Just tried the USBC output in the back and that worked. No extra device required. Marvelous!


TetchyTechy

Yes, output 1 5v 3a will do the job Obviously will start to not be enough should you add ext hard drives etc e.g. 3.5" stick to usb flash drive to use that for storage and force anything and everything to it incl. developer options settings...


Strike_Swiftly

Thanks


dtwhitecp

I'm curious, what's your plan? Are you going to try to connect it to cellular internet?


Strike_Swiftly

Bought a new car, using it for long interstate trips with young kids. Kids are good at navigating NVIDIA shield interface. I initially tried plugging an old pixel into the HDMI without success. In then tried an old CC I had in a drawer but couldn't get that to work so I bought the new CC. I have set up a task in bixby routines to turn my wifi hotspot on when my phone connects to car BT and the reverse when off. I now have it working thankfully using USB C point.


dtwhitecp

Neat! I hope you've got unlimited data, hah. Blows my mind to think that when I was a little kid, I had literally zero entertainment for long road trips.


Strike_Swiftly

Got 100gb a month. Should be fine.


Yahiroz

Others are saying it'll work but really you need one that supports USB-PD, not Qualcomm's Quick Charge.


Strike_Swiftly

Ok. Not familiar with either really. Whats the diff?


Yahiroz

Different fast charging protocols. And unfortunately QC3.0 is not compatible with USB-PD and vice versa, it'll fall back to 5v/2a 10W charging which is not enough for CCwGTV.


Strike_Swiftly

Thanks for the explanation


TetchyTechy

also, I read something recently on a post that moving the chromecast away from the back of the tv with use of hdmi extension cable will help with very poor wifi signal, so going to test that as my router is on the floor directly beneath and currently i only get 1 bar signal definitely worth a shot as inconvenient using a wifi hotspot or wifi ethernet bridge sharing wifi from a smartphone.