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Jan2-11, 06:20 PM
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Please don't give me another warning for posting in a wrong forum. Seriously, in my view this belong here in "General Discussion" forum.

Where I'm placed these days here we have electricity blackouts several times a day, sometimes for as long as 3 hours at one time. My laptop could run on battery power for almost 4 hours. The problem is with wireless internet receiver which needs separate power source. It has written on its charger: Input:100-240V, ~50-60Hz, 0.7A; Output: 12V, 1.6A.

Someone was suggesting me that I buy a dry 6V battery and an inverter, and then can power the receiver using power from it.

What would you suggest me? Does that someone's suggestion have some merit? Usually, I don't see current rating as in case of that wireless receiver written in Input field. What does 0.7A input current mean here?

Could you please give some ideas to solve that issue? It is really affecting me.
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