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Garmin's handy AC to DC power adapter lets you charge your portable navigator at home, the office, or the hotel. It features a two-prong wall outlet plug  and a cylindrical receptor which acts like your vehicle's 12-volt or cigarette lighter port.

You can enjoy your Garmin navigator's photo, music, and other extra features away from the vehicle without power worries. Simply plug your Garmin's car power adapter into the receptor to charge your GPS device while you're taking a travel break. Warranty: 60 days.

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What's in the box?

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  • AC-to-DC power adapter with a 5.5" cord and female cigarette lighter socket
  • Slide-in 2-prong US power plug
  • Assembly instructions

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Features

Overview: The Garmin AC/DC to Vehicle Power Adapter allows you to power select Garmin GPS units using common household current. The Power Adapter has a cigarette lighter socket to accept the GPS unit's 12-volt DC power cord. The adapter comes with a slide in 2-prong plug for use in the USA.

Compatibility: The Garmin AC/DC to vehicle power adapter is compatible with the Garmin aera, dēzl, GPSMAP, nüvi, Quest, StreetPilot, and zūmo series GPS units.

Specifications:

  • Input: 100-240V; 0.6A 50-60Hz
  • Output: 12V; 2A

Dimensions: The AC wall plug of the Power Adapter measures 2.178" wide x 3.265" tall x 1.708" deep (not including the prongs). The 12-Volt cigarette lighter socket's internal measurements are 0.825" in diameter x 1.6" deep. The AC wall plug and cigarette lighter receptacle are attached to one another by a 5.5" cord.

Note: The AC plug has been through a recent redesign, and is different than how it appears on the outside of the box.

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Helpful and convenient AC to DC Power Adapter

Written By Karlab713, Owings, MD on Friday, January 24, 2014

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This is a great thing to have, as it allows you to charge the GPS pretty much anywhere there is an outlet. My old one only charged in the car or when connected to my computer...but the computer had to be up, awake and running. When the computer was sleeping, no charging took place. I'm really glad I bought this.

Pros: Very convenient

Cons: None.