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Sirius Starmate 5, 5V or 12V

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by mtlheadhntr, Jul 14, 2009.

  1. Jul 14, 2009 at 4:22 AM
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    mtlheadhntr

    mtlheadhntr [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just got my Sirius Pro Install Kit for my Starmate 5. It has the 5V or 12V option. I heard that I need to run the 5V wire for power but does anybody know for sure? Thanks alot!
     
  2. Jul 14, 2009 at 9:00 AM
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    CoreyJ

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    it is 5 volt.
     
  3. Jul 14, 2009 at 4:51 PM
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    Raylo

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    So is my XM Xpress... but the power adapter that plugs into the cig socket has the transformer built into it that takes it to 5v. You can hardwire a socket into the car's 12v somewhere and then plug in the regular Starmate power adapter... then hide it all.
     
  4. Jul 16, 2009 at 4:49 PM
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    Rocketball

    Rocketball If The World Didn't Suck, We'd All Fall Off

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    That's exactly what I did with mine.
     
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