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Help with Motorola RLN4883B 12v vehicle charger hard wire install

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GBLOCK

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Looking for assistance on how to hard wire a Motorola RLN4883 travel charger that has its cigarette lighter power plug cut off. The coil power wire coming out of the charger has 4 small wires inside of it (red yellow white and black).

What do each of those wires stand for and which wires do I connect to the + and - power source inside my veh?

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Those have some electronics in the plug, and I'm not sure you can cut it off and just supply 12v hard wired. Might be better to just install a lighter plug in a hidden location and keep it plugged in.

TDN9816 would be a better choice if you are using a Jedi model radio, but they are ugly as sin. I keep a RLN4883b in my truck for charing my HT1000, though.
 

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Those cigarette lighter plugs usually have a fuse and holder assembly built into them.

Some other minor circuitry too, I think, like the LED light that shows it's plugged in.
 
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