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New AC adaptor M3438G

Postby markl9 » Sat Mar 24, 2007 5:04 pm

Can anyone recommend a replacement AC adaptor, ideally looking for something other than FS as they are expensive.

Cheers.
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Postby NickS » Wed Apr 04, 2007 11:37 am

My colleague got an AC adaptor for his Amilo D1845 from an eBay shop by searching for the manufacturer's part number. It is a 20V 8A adaptor and it cost around £80; expensive, but still a lot cheaper than Fujitsu-Siemens.

The original PSU had a flashing (blinking) green power light and delivered no power. The fault turned out to be that the cable had frayed internally between the plug that goes into the laptop and the lump that contains the anti-RF ferrite choke. The cable was short-circuiting there. Half an hour's work with a modelling knife, soldering iron and self-amalgamating tape and he has a working PSU.
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Postby john watling » Sun Jun 03, 2007 12:59 am

have the same problem with the ac adaptor to my a1630. its the second one ive had to buy! i got mine from http://www.battery.co.uk cost £80 if i remember. Going to try to get it replaced under warrenty but i dont know how long its been now, need to dig out the reciept
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