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I have a vacuum cleaner which I use in my car by connecting it in the 12 volts lighter socket. In wish I could use it for my Music system at home, is there any possibility that I can use it by some so

I have a vacuum cleaner which I use in my car by connecting it in the 12 volts lighter socket. In wish I could use it for my Music system at home, is there any possibility that I can use it by some sort of adapter etc in a 220 volt socket at home?

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Use any dc adapter with suitable output power (at least 75 w and of course 12 v) connect the +ve to the top pin of socket and the -ve to the side connectors of the socket or use (AC to DC Car Cigarette Lighter Socket Adapter)

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You should be able to go to an electronic store and buy a converter from 220 to 12 volt D C. If there is a truck stop near you they will have them.

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    Thanks..will try



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