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Where do I get a power cable from?

Where do I get a power cable from. My cable has snapped right at the plug, but i cant seem to find a site where you can replace the cable.

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What exactly rbroke off? if it is just the plug that goes into the hard drive case, then take the old "wall wart" (ac box-plug) to your local radio shack, with the broken off jack, and ask if they will solder a replacement fon for you, should be only a couple of bucks if not free (for the soldering, the jack may cost you 3 bucks), take a look at the rear of the hard drive case and write down the plug polarity (if its positive or negitive center pin)

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