Question about Acomdata (HD160UE5-72) (HD160UE572) 160 GB Hard Drive

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Missing power cable and

Hello Fixya!

I have the E5 Hybrid Drive Hi-speed 2.0 external hard drive, (model # HD160UHE5-72) 160GB, and am missing the AC adapter and power cord. I have searched Staples, Office Max, Radio Shack, etc and no one has a replacement for this. If you know how and where I can get a replacement part for this drive it would be awesome - there is no obvious link on the acomdata.com web site (in fact, I've been trying to get onto the site but www.acomdata.com does not seem to exist now. Weird.

Thank you in advance!

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  • Anonymous May 15, 2008

    Lightning blew my AC adaptor, hard drive is OK. Mine is an HD160U2E-509

  • lbjones Jul 13, 2008

    i have the same problem. i really need a replacement power cable and i'm going to be very irritated. i don't wanna pay for a whole new hard drive. why do people not sell replacement chords!

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Any 12 volt dc 750ma+ power adapter will work.Install the right plug on the end for your external drive. You can go to radioshack and they will have the proper end for your drive. You have to make sure the polarity is right though as it's direct current. The tip or center must be positive. I recommend testing this with a volt meter before plugging it into your drive to ensure proper polarity. I hope this helps you.

George

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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    George Kohler Jul 23, 2008


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  • William Carr
    William Carr Oct 11, 2013

    The HD160 has a dual output transformer, 12v @ 1.3 A and 5v @ 1.5 so any 12v is not the solution.

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