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Old 11-03-2011, 08:36 PM
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Default using Clip+ in car - charging question

My stock radio cannot play mp3 CD, but has AUX input. I tried Clip+ headphone output and it sounded decent/loud.

1) I have a cigarette lighter charger with USB port. If I keep Clip+ connected to the charger, will I burn Clip+?
2) Will I drain car battery (if cigarette lighter terminal is ALWAYS HOT)?
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Old 11-03-2011, 09:11 PM
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It should be fine with the Clip--mine has been. Just make sure the output to the Clip is 5V.

Yes, it will drain the battery, but I imagine that it would be very little. I just disconnect when I'm not in the car using it.
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Old 11-03-2011, 09:39 PM
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I use an original Clip in the car. I don't bother to plug it into the charger unless it needs charging (usually when I forget to turn it off, and it's on all night).

For example tonight it was down under half a charge, so I brought it inside to charge.

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Old 11-04-2011, 10:01 AM
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Most newer cars disconnect the cigarette lighter when the key is off.
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Old 11-04-2011, 12:38 PM
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Most newer cars disconnect the cigarette lighter when the key is off.
Yes my 2003 Honda Pilot does that.

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