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Topic # 127214 2-Aug-2013 16:19
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Anyone any ideas if and where can get an off the shelf 12v DC Apple TV?
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  Reply # 870834 2-Aug-2013 16:25
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You can't. They are not 12v off the shelf.



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  Reply # 870908 2-Aug-2013 18:42
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Thanks - will post when get it sorted!




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  Reply # 870953 2-Aug-2013 20:05
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Can you run from an inverter?

Depending on your electronic skills, here's a quick take-apart - seems they run 3.4v internally, so that may be an option?

http://www.anandtech.com/show/6834/apple-tv-2013-a1469-short-review-analysis-of-a-new-a5

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  Reply # 870962 2-Aug-2013 20:32
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  Reply # 871088 3-Aug-2013 08:16
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Am wanting the 12v unit for a $250 12v 19" TV in a cupboard at the spa pool! Have Sky out there ok (via RF) but all our stored media is via Apple TV. Would be just so much easier to access all that if had Apple TV and HDMI direct.
Will get one of my sparkie mates to put on his surgical kit and see what he can do - if it turns to custard anyone want to buy a eviscerated Apple TV?!




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  Reply # 871108 3-Aug-2013 10:09
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What about mounting it further away, and running a longer HDMI cable, and an IR extender for the remote?



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  Reply # 871112 3-Aug-2013 10:24
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Yeah thought about that but not easy to get the HDMI to where the TV is.
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