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You put it togather. If the lighter outlet is rated at 120 watts [that's 10 amps at 12 volts] maximum, then that means that the receptacle, wiring to it, and the fuse cannot carry a 300 watt [25 amps at 12 volts] load, AND SIMPLY PLUGGING IT IN, as suggested in answer 1 should result in blowing the fuse for that circuit. Do NOT let anyone talk you into replacing the 10A fuse with a 25A fuse, as that is a guarantee for burning up your wiring, and possibly your car. However, you do not mention whether the 300 watt rating for the inverter is the OUTPUT or INPUT RATING. IF, and ONLY IF, when you check the INPUT wattage rating [should be on a label or stamped into the outer cover of the inverter], if it indicates an INPUT rating of 120 watts [10 amps at 12 volts] or less, then you can just "plug it in." If the inverter input current rating exceeds 10 amps at 12 volts, then it will not work. To provide adequate power for your inverter, it would be necessary to add-on a new circuit from the battery, or the main fuse panel, with properly sized wire[s] for the load, a proprly sized fuse to protect the wire[s], and a socket also properly rated for the electrical load.j3h.

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