#2. "RE: power my D5100 with a 12 volt car battery" In response to In response to 1 Sun 17-Mar-13 12:38 AM by coolmom42
>Hi Brian, > >Welcome to Nikonians! >Have you considered getting a 12 volt to 120 volt AC >converter? >Then just plug the EP-5A into the converter just like you >would plug it into the wall at home. >Good Luck and Enjoy your Nikons!
This is good advice. Look for a 12V power pack, designed for camping or outdoor use. Then get a small inverter. You can get a 200W 12 V DC to 120 V AC inverter, with 2 AC outlets, at Walmart for less than $25. Then plug in normally to the inverter.
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