Latitudes & Attitudes TV: Boat Show
Season 1, Episode 10 • Educational, Short Films, Special Interest, Sports, G, 01-Jan-2009
At the Miami Boat Show, Bob Bitchin reviews SmartPlug, a shore power plugin system that's easier to connect and more secure. Bigger pins provide more efficient electrical contact and reduce heat. The pins are self-cleaning to prevent corrosion.
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LATV-S5-64: CoolBlue Refrigeration
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LATV-S5-65: XMWX Satellite Weather
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