Yes! It works now. But without a fuse, I have to be extra careful not to hook it up in reverse again.

One more point: on the 'D' connector for auto/air, the outside conductor (bottom of the 'D') is ground, and the next pin up, at a 45-degree angle, is the positive conductor. The 3rd receptacle has a metal cylinder in it, but no wire is attached to it. Some kind of obfuscation tactic I guess. So, just the outer two pins are used for 12VDC.

I still want to figure out the I2C shit that goes on between the power adaptor and the computer, so I can build it into my custom battery pack. Leave it for another day; between the heat and the wind I don't have a whole lot of motivation lately.

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