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Mac Mini Mod #580365 08/13/12 11:39 PM
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Hi,

I was looking into modifying my Mac Mini (2011 model) so that it can run off a 12V DC deep cycle battery such as this (http://www.justkampersaustralia.com/shop/ritar-12v-100ah-agm-deep-cycle-battery-j80360.html). I believe I would need to make some modifications on the Mac Mini and would need some sort of regulator?

Tan

Re: Mac Mini Mod [Re: silentstorm117] #580376 08/14/12 10:44 AM
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Why would you want to do this and for what reason? You lose your Apple warranty also by doing this also.

Re: Mac Mini Mod [Re: musicalmarv7] #580381 08/14/12 11:35 AM
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Hi,

Its for a university project I am currently working on and we need to power it directly from a DC battery and not through mains. Both my supervisor and myself are well aware that it would void warranty.

Re: Mac Mini Mod [Re: silentstorm117] #580407 08/15/12 11:06 AM
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Thanks I appreciate your explanation now.

Re: Mac Mini Mod [Re: silentstorm117] #580425 08/16/12 02:11 AM
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Unless you must prove you can run it off a DC source directly for your project, SilentStorm, I do hope you are aware that you can use a DC-AC power inverter suited to powering your laptop (while you are chasing tornados?).


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