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I am debating mounting a 12v outlet on my bike (cigarette lighter) I have seen this done on some enduro bikes to run GPS units and such, and I would like to be able to hook my phone up for it's GPS and such. Any ideas what the ideal power supply would be? should I just run it to the battery, or should it be tapped into something else. I am not much of an electrical genius but I can usually figure pos, neg, ground.
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I ran one to the battery. The only thing you have to be weary of is that it stays powered when something is plugged in even with the bike off, so you can't leave things plugged in. If you want it to shut off with the bike you need to connect it to basically anything else, like the leads of any light or something.
 

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Very helpful both of you, I will be attempting this soon and will photo the steps for anyone else who may be interested
 

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I purchased a cigarette lighter plug from Powerlet which plugs in to the battery tender lead.

If you don't have a battery tender lead on your bike, you really should consider one.
 
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