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I have a 2019 Adventure Sport bought a little over a month ago. I have noticed the optimate plug that is fitted on LHS below the seat. The handbook makes no mention of it and am wondering if it is used for connecting a charger and whether it can also be used to power a tire inflator. Am hesitant to use the accessory outlet (cigarette lighter connection) as believe it is only rated at 2A.
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I have the AS with a battery charger pigtail connected direct to the battery. I suspect yours will be the same. I have tried my air compressor and it works fine. One of the two wires will have an inline fuse but I cant remember its rating - higher than 2A I reckon
 

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Hi BK, just to clarify - did you connect compressor to the Optimate plug (its what is written on the cover) or the accessory outlet? Thanks
 

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I believe that the charger pigtails, Optimate/Battery tender are usually something the dealer "throws in" and not put on by Honda? It least every bike I have had with one attached (or not) was because the dealer-installed it (or didn't). I believe that is why there is no mention of it in the handbook.
 

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Dealers put those on so they can keep the batteries topped up while the bike sits on the showroom floor.
My dealership puts then on during the assembly/setup when they charge the battery. Even straight out of the crate they have them on delivery.

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I have a 2019 Adventure Sport bought a little over a month ago. I have noticed the optimate plug that is fitted on LHS below the seat. The handbook makes no mention of it and am wondering if it is used for connecting a charger and whether it can also be used to power a tire inflator. Am hesitant to use the accessory outlet (cigarette lighter connection) as believe it is only rated at 2A.
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I recently got a digi tyre inflator and it worked a treat from the accessory outlet no problem, obviously just make sure the bike is started when using and the amperage should be ok. I wouldn't use the optimate plug for accessories.
 
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