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Actually you should buy and install an AC wall outlet. An AC uses more amperage than most any other appliance due to the fact it has 2 motors the compressor and the blower / fan motor. An AC wall plug has larger terminals so that the plug does not ever heat. Changing the cord to a different and smaller terminal plug is a bad choice due to the danger of overheating the wall outlet terminals. You can buy the AC horizontal terminal outlets at any hardware store. Unless you have a 110V AC unit you will also have to run a 220V #10 Romex (3 wire) with ground to the outlet to be in code.. An AC unit 1 HP (10,000) BTU or larger requires over 15 Amps for start up. Those that are 20,000 BTU or larger obviously require more than 15 amps as a power source.

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My canon mp830 do not turn on what maybe the problem can u help please


Plug in another device like a lamp in the power socket to ensure you do have power available on that receptacle.

Make sure the power cord is connected securely.
If the printer does not power on, maybe you need a new power adapter.
Here is one that is available:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Canon-Pixma-MP830-AC-Adapter-Power-Supply-Adapter-K30263-QK1-2228-/301972155607?hash=item464ef16cd7

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Need power cord for braun 8995


Braun has discontinued making that cord available in the United States. We are currently attempting to acquire that cord in a European style and offering a plug end adapter with it if we are able to get them. You can check our website, www.shaveroutlet.com for availability by searching with your shaver model number to see if we have it in stock.

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My problem is not solved


The Dual XDVD270 shipped with a 12V 3A AC adapter. (It was similar to the DC car adapter except for having a polarized 120V plug.)

You can ask if a replacement adapter is available here: http://www.dualav.com/support/parts.php . They will need the serial number of your unit. Otherwise, I'd check with any store that as Universal Adapters for one that gives 12VDC at 3A. (You may have to try several adapter ends to get the correct polarity.) I've gotten some from Radio Shack in the past; these days those prices are higher than some online vendors.

I hope this helps.

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Is a power cord available?


well if you have the power cord it came with you can get a volts adapter to plug your powercord into one side and then find the plug adapter they useing

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I have a CTK-518 Casio Keyboard unit, second-hand. The DC Jack went out on it--the metal rod that makes the connection with the adapter simply broke off. So I purchased a new part and installed it,...


You probably got the WRONG type of jack. Thes jacks have different sizes, including the pin. You probably got one with a smaller sized pin.
These are really a pain to make sure you got the right one.

If you can, verify the pin diameter with a caliper.

ALSO verify the adapter is putting out power FIRST. The forces that broke the jack MAY have destroyed the plug on the cord from the adapter or brolen the cord. Use a voltmeter to verify operation.

If cord is broken, get new plug and replace the plug on the cord that plugs into the unit.

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My 4520 Acer Laptop will not charge and will not work on AC power alone.......


You First need to test your AC Adapter Cord...
You can test if you have a secondary known working one.. plug that one in to see if same issue occurs.. OR you will need to test the AC Adapter using a multimeter (available at any home improvement store for under $7).. When testing the Plug End on the AC Adapter - Hold The Negative Test Prod Of the Multimeter to the Outer Side Of the Plug Tip, and Put The Positive(red) Test Prod Inside The Plug Tip... See If You Have Power Through The AC Adapter Tip... You Might Need To Slightly Wiggle The Cord Near The Tip End To See If THere Is A Short In The Cord....

If Cord Tests Good....

You Will Need To Replace The Laptops DC Jack...
The DC Jack is the port where your AC Adapter Plugs into on the laptop..

Your Faulty DC Jack Would Need to be desoldered, the motherboard cleaned of all old flux, Re-Tin The Contact Pads and then Resolder a New DC Jack Onto The Motherboard...

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Hello my name is greg and we were having trouble with our electricity and we shut off the wrong sircut breaker and now our WII doesnt turn on but we are unsure if it is the power cord


The best way is checking the power cord with voltmeter or some unit like charger for mobile phone (plug it and look the phone charging).If the power cord is OK plug the Wii AC adapter.If Wii not turn on check the AC adapter with voltmeter.If working the problem is in your Wii console and it need repairing.If AC adapter not work just buy new.

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LEFT POWER CORD IN A HOTEL, CAN'T FIND A 9V 3.0A CORD ANYWHERE


Usually where the power cord goes it tells you what kind it is (i.e. 12vDC). From my experience, Radio Shack offers different kinds of cords as well as plugs for the unit that match up with the plug on your player. I'd go there and check it out but bring the unit with you and they will match things up.

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No power


probably you already checked the following:

changed power cord
changed power source/outlet
checked for any obstructions inside the unit

check your warranty status (starts from the date of purchase)
no user-serviceable parts in there, unit is service/replacement bound

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tip : having it repaired costs more than buying a new one

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WE CHARGE THE MAGELLAN GPS AND TURN IT OFF. BUT WHEN WE GO TO USE IT AGAIN IT IS DEAD. I ONLY HAVE THE LIGHTER OUTLET TO HOOK UP FOR POWER SO WHEN I NEED TO PROGRAM IT IN THE HOUSE I DO NOT HAVE A WAY TO...


Hello kdiltzbook,

Most GPS units can be charged three different ways:

1. Connection to a computer via USB port
2. Connection to a automobile via cigarette lighter plug
3. Connection to a wall outlet via an AC adapter

Typically most GPS devices these days include only the USB cord. Some GPS units also include the cigarette lighter plug. For most GPS units the cigarette lighter plug and AC adapter are optional accessories have to be purchased in addition to the GPS.

You don't mention which model of Magellan GPS you have so I am not sure which cords your GPS should have included. It sounds like you have the cigarette lighter cord and the USB cord? I am sure that Magellan has an AC adapter available for your GPS. You will want to contact them directly (their website is http://www.magellangps.com) or visit an electronics store that sells Magellan GPS receivers (such as Best Buy™) to purchase the adapter.

However, most GPS receivers can be charged from the USB programming cord on the computer. However, ensure you are plugging the cord directly into a USB 2.0 on the computer itself NOT a port on a USB hub. (A USB hub may not output enough power to actually power and charge the GPS.)

You will also want to check and replace the fuse on the automobile plug.

I believe that both the USB and automobile cords should be charging the GPS. If neither adapter is charging the unit then the problem may be the GPS unit itself. The GPS may have a bad battery or problem with its charge circuitry. If that’s the case the unit may require factory service as the battery pack is generally not considered to be end user replaceable.


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Ken
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Jul 07, 2008 | GPS

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