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    Am I overloading my cigarette lighter circuit?

    Does anyone know what the maximum amount of things I can hardwire into my cigarette lighter wires is?
    I currently have a Road Angel 2 and a Navman 630 unit. I want to add another 2 neon lights to this circuit, is this safe?
    Can anyone suggest any other 12 volt supply which are at easy reach from the centre console and how I can go about finding them?
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    just keep goin til it starts smokin hehe, sorry cudnt resist. im sure somebody sensible will help

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    Ciggy lighter is rated at 15 amps, check the fuse rating in each item to make sure everything is ok. TBH the road angel and Navman shouldn't draw to much current at all.

    At the end of the day if you do overload it it will blow the fuse as thats what it's there for
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    Ok fair enough, guess I’ll cross that bridge when I come to it! Cheers mate
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