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    Cigarette lighter Voltmeter

    anyone ever used one of these? would it work the same as a standard voltmeter tapped into ign/ground?

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    Re: Cigarette lighter Voltmeter

    I was wondering the same thing..... Stinger makes one also.




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    Re: Cigarette lighter Voltmeter

    Quote Originally Posted by jungstah View Post
    anyone ever used one of these? would it work the same as a standard voltmeter tapped into ign/ground?

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    Re: Cigarette lighter Voltmeter

    i would just play my system full tilt and check the voltage with a dmm every once in a while



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    Re: Cigarette lighter Voltmeter

    I mounted the stinger one where my dash clock used to be and wired it to the hu turn on lead and it's dead on with a good dmm reading on the amp.



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    Re: Cigarette lighter Voltmeter

    your voltage will differ from front to back. I wired a dedicated directly to my rear batteries.. I used one of the cheap volt meters that I got for like 5 bucks, and it worked great. The only reason I changed was because I wanted something easier to mount.



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    Re: Cigarette lighter Voltmeter

    Quote Originally Posted by audiobaun View Post
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    Pretty sure even the pricier ones are still just a Asian made LED and board inside a fancier case.



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    Re: Cigarette lighter Voltmeter

    thx guys, i might just cop one of the xscorpion meters for $10!



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    Re: Cigarette lighter Voltmeter

    got one... not too shabby IMO



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    Re: Cigarette lighter Voltmeter

    Quote Originally Posted by jungstah View Post
    thx guys, i might just cop one of the xscorpion meters for $10!
    Made by Stinger fyi




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    Re: Cigarette lighter Voltmeter

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    Made by Stinger fyi
    lolol. seem like that phrase "there's only a handful of buildhouses that makes (enter item name)" applies once again.



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    Re: Cigarette lighter Voltmeter

    My volt meter was 3$, and 3$ shipping from hong kong, lol. Ive tested it with my dmm a few times and its always accurate. Its about a half inch by 1 inch, perfect for mounting anywhere.




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    Re: Cigarette lighter Voltmeter

    i got one a while back, jsut different brand. works, and tests plenty accurate enough for what it is.



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    Re: Cigarette lighter Voltmeter

    I had one. It read low and it's not adjustable. But as long as you know how far off it is, I guess it's ok. It's ugly as sin though.

    Biggest problem is that you would MUCH rather get your voltage from the amp. Blow the alt lead fuse or a ground goes bad in the back and you're in trouble because this voltmeter will still be happy but your amp will not be.



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    Re: Cigarette lighter Voltmeter

    got 1 of these in my car. it is pretty good. normally off by about - .2 or .3 (if car is at 14.0 it may read 13.7) not bad for the price IMO.




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