[clug-talk] [OT] [hardware] dc power adapter

Peter Carless pcarless at carless.com
Thu May 25 20:24:10 PDT 2006


On 5/25/06, Kin Wong <kwong at csa-pdk.com> wrote:
>
> >You can always get one from digikey as well if it can wait until
> >tomorrow (overnight shipping if you order before 7PM.)
> >
> >http://dkc3.digikey.com/PDF/C062/1734-1735.pdf
> >
> >Of course, digikey isn't usually the cheapest way (esp. on orders
> >below $32.50,) but it sure is easy!
> >
> >Ah yes, also, remember to bring in the old one (if it's broken) or
> >bring in the router (if you don't have the old power adapter) so that
> >you can get the proper plug size.  Although, you can always cut off
> >the old plug and put it on the new adapter in a pinch.
> >
> >
> Good point -- I will need to dig out my soldiering station from storage
> as well.  After that all I need is a soldiering desk ;-)

>
Hi Kin,
Have you considered using an old computer power supply to test. An old
AT supply would be ideal. You could splice the power cable to the
router into one of the hard disk power connector. The power supply
provides 5v regulated and shoud be able to handle 1.5 amp without any
problem.

Peter



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