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I got my self a used motorola Maxtrac, two way radio.

Is it possible to install it under the radio, to use the spare space in the 2 DIN arrangement the Sorrento has?

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It seems the Maxtrac needs lot of power, it comes with a 20A fuse. Is there a powerful enough power source behind the dash? I am not sure the radio’s power is enough.
 

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Have you wired it in?
Best bet for a 20amp plus supply would be from the cigarette lighter socket, take power of the back of it, or the accessory poer at the base of the console.
 

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Murph,

Thanks for the advice. The installer went straight to the battery with a fuse of course.

All experts that I asked said not to use the cigarette lighter socket, because the Maxtrac consumes lot of power and I use the socket for a GPS, PDA and a laptop.

I must say that I was very impressed from the build quality of the Sorento. Under the dashboard all plastics are high quality and tightly secured.
 
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