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MacBook Pro :: Suitable 12volt Car Charger?

I am looking for a suitable 12volt/car charger, so i can charge my brand new MacBook Pro directly from our caravan batteries via a car/12 volt socket. I dont want to use a inverter, as it draws unnecessary power from the vans batteries. I am being cautious as I don't want to use a product that is not 100% compatible here in Australia and might void the warranty in any way.I can not find anything suitable manufactured by Apple but I have found many 3rd party alternatives, ranging from approx $50 up to a couple of hundred. Has anyone had any experience with any of these products.

1.$149.95 HyperMac Pure DC Car Charger for Apple MacBook[URL:...]

2.$60.00 The NEW Mikegyver® Power Travel Kit Macbook Magsafe DC car / airline adapter. This one has some great reviews. [URL;...]

3.$119.99 MagSafe Home/Office/Auto/Air Adapterfor MacBook & MacBook Pro [URL:..]

4.$49.99 85W Mobile Power Adapter for Apple MagSafe equipped MacBook Pro 15"
and MacBook Pro 17" Models.[URL]

MacBook Pro 15
Mac OS X (10.6.3)
also running windows 7 using Fusion

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