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Power Inverter I purchased a Jensen JP30C power inverter to power my laptop and it is blowing fuses in my car. Any ideas why?

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Is it powered by the cig lighter?
The reason for the problem, is that there are many things in the circuit, and the converter is "the straw that broke the camels back". It puts the draw to more than the fuse can handle.
If there is any way, I would:
1. See if the car has an extra cig lighter power connection
2. Get one that hooks directly to the battery.
3. Make sure that the converter is not bad.

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