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I have a docking station for an IBM ThinkPad T42, but there's no power cord. Is there a universal power cord I can buy? What kind?

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  • lkhill8 Apr 28, 2010


    It's a docking station, and it seems to need a power cord. The other docking station I have uses a power brick, just like the laptop. But the docking station for the T42 has a 3-pronged port/outlet on the rear of the docking station. The manual says to plug in the power cord, but doesn't give any specifications -- and I can't find anything online. Any ideas?

  • frankdanfelt May 11, 2010

    Sorry..Mis-typed..Is your device a docking station or a port replicator?

  • frankdanfelt May 11, 2010

    Is it a dicking station or a port replicator?


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It sounds like you're using the type 2878 docking station (part no. 62P4551). If this is the case you need AC adapter 02K7091; you're best bet is to head over to eBay and type "IBM 02K7091" in the search field - there's usually a dozen or so available. They cost $10-$15. Good luck!

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I will check into this for you and post you a reply on Wednesday.

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