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Ok so i don't know if this will last long here but maybe...

So here is the problem, I have a Kenwood HU and i want to hook it up in my room. The only thing i don't know is the power supply. I don't want a car battery sitting in my room so is there any other way. I know it has to be possible so if anybody can help it would be great.
 

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Well i like the looks and functionality of car stereos better. Also they are much less expensive and it's unique. I just think it would be really cool.
 

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hmmm im not really sure about this. i know u could just hook the power wire to some power to make it turn on and then wire the speaker wires to whatever speakers u have. just not sure about this one
 

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just simply get an AC adapter with a 12v/1amp output. radioshack comes to mind. take the cord from the adapter and there is your 12v positive/switch and negative. voila
 

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i have one sitting right here for my predator.

you will need to cut the end off the cord of course to get to the bare wires for the HU harness
 

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ok so it will plug into my wall outlet and then i just cut the cord and wire it together?
 

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now if you plan on running subs for some wierd reason, you will need an adaptor with a higher amp rating. but you need to keep it at 12v
 

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i would try to use a 2.5a gives a little more power to the speakers. a 1a converter probably will give you like 5 watts to speakers
 

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Well i read somewhere that it said to get a 12v 10a power supply. Is that a little overkill?
 

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the radio will only pull as much amps as it wants a 10A would be a little overkill but would not damage the radio
 

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I wouldnt use a standard 12v adapter. Not big enough wire to support the internal amplifier.

I would find a small AC to 12v DC power adapter. Something with a box on the end.

Edit. I didnt see your link up there, yeah it would work fine. 10 amp should be enough.
 

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that is perfect.
 
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