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Can't get power cord

I got this monitor at a thrift store but it didn't have any kind of power cord. I have tried every power supply that says 12 volt but nothing will fit. We have also been told that other cords will work, but have not found one that will fit. I have tried calling Gateway but can't get help because it's not under warrenty. I have tried looking for replacement parts but can't find any that are even close

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What is the monitor model and mark maybe i can help cause i got a gateway fpd 1810 and i got many power cord for it and fi got a universal power cord with 18 head plug from 5v to 18v. let me know at

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I assume this model comes with an external power supply- that is a package that plugs into the out let. you can buy at places like Wallmart a universal power supply, that has a variety of connectors and a switch to change the voltage. the connectors have a colour code and match the voltage slider which also has a colour patch. Take a look at the monitor to see if the operating voltage is mentioned- but is does not matter. what you do is take a connector- not plugged to the cord and fit it to the power inlet- you get several connector and only one will fit -the right one. Match the the colour to the voltage slide on the power pack and you are in business- well maybe - I bet first time it will not work That's OK simply unplug the connector from the cord and reverse the pins [reverse the polarity] come back

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