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I have a Iomega 250GBExternal hard drive. The pins that connect to the hard drive via the adapter pack have broken. The serial number is 579233448 the model no is DA-30C03 and the p/N is 31426900. I wanted to know which is the correct product to buy please

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  • millermoto Apr 08, 2009

    You want to make sure you get the 4-pin version of the DA-30C03 (p/n 31426900).

    I have noticed that there are different part numbers for the DA-30C0 and I think the only difference is the configuration of the pins on the plug. The Iomega 250GB external hard drive I have also uses the DA-30C03 with p/n 31426900. It has the same pin configuration as an s-video cable.

    I found another model DA-30C03 at a Goodwill store for $3.99 and picked up an s-video there for another dollar. I'm getting ready to do a bit of hacking on the plug and will report back if I toast the drive.

  • millermoto Apr 08, 2009

    You want to make sure you get the 4-pin version of the DA-30C03 (p/n 31426900).

    I have noticed that there are different part numbers for the DA-30C0 and I think the only difference is the configuration of the pins on the plug. The Iomega 250GB external hard drive I have also uses the DA-30C03 with p/n 31426900. It has the same pin configuration as an s-video cable.

    I found another model DA-30C03 at a Goodwill store for $3.99 and picked up an s-video there for another dollar. I'm getting ready to do a bit of hacking on the plug and will report back if I toast the drive.

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This Iomega DA-30C03 power adapters. It has two different version. One require 12V 5V 5 pins power supply, and another need 12V 5V 4pins connectors. Under same model number, but, different version. you can find those two version adapter as below link: http://www.powerpayless.com/iomega-da-30c03-ac-dc-power-adapter-din-4pin-equiv.html
http://www.powerpayless.com/iomega-da-30c03-30941702-ac-dc-power-adapter-with-5pin-equiv.html

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I have the same probleme . I have a Iomega 250GBExternal hard drive. The pins that connect to the hard drive via the adapter pack have broken. The serial number is 579233448 the model no is DA-30C03 and the p/N is 31426900. I wanted to know which is the correct product to buy please

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  • tamisra Sep 27, 2010

    Hi,

    i have one available

    see pic :http://img697.imageshack.us/img697/286/p...

    if you interested contact me

    tamisra@gmail.com

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You can find a compatible power adapter for DA-30C03 / 31426900 here:
http://www.ep-mediastore-ab.de/netzteil-5v12v-kompiomega-31426900-p-80445.html

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