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2004 Transalp electric power

Hello, i bought a new Transalp, and am going to put an Electrical plug in it, mainly to be able to charge my cell phone, minidisc player and camera. I will probably also use that same plug to power electric gloves and an electrical air pump.
I will connect it directly to the batterys charging points and fit an in-line fuse to prevent any short circuits from the acessories frying the electrical system.
I will not run any of the acessories with the engine stopped nor cold, however i need it to be able to power any of them at idle with the light and blinkers on, without draining the battery, how much power does it make at idle? And what fuse should I use?
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Check http://ta-deti.de/. I´ve used a small compresor for a few minutes, and charged my cell phone while riding, but being affraid of frying the electrical system I haven´t installed the plug permanently
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We have 12 volt socket under the seats and run GPS and VHF recharging from it and have had no problems, this system has been running for 2 years now and no trouble. The socket is a standard Honda supplied Original part...

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