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Bought my headphones in South Africa, now living in the UK. My AC adaptor to power my charger of my headphones is not functioning properly. Could this be caused by the incorrect power adaptor, as it wants to charge but seems as if not sufficient power. Not sure if it is the charger itself or if a UK compatible adaptor will do the trick. Your advice will be much appreciates

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Hi, the voltages and frequencies are the same in the UK as they are in SA, though different style plugs are used. If you are staying in the UK I would tell you to cut the SA plug off and fit a UK plug.
There are other problems that may cause charging problems, the main one could be the batteries, how long have you had these headphones (could the rechargeable batteries need replacing), li-ion and ni-mh do not last forever (normally 3-4 years).
If you are using a plug adapter this may be causing a transmittance problem.
If you still have problems, a new charger should be easy enough to source on ebay.

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Hi,

Welcome to Fixya. You can check if the power output in South Africa and UK is the same. If you have 110 or 240V in africa check if the Voltage in UK is 110 or 220V aswell. If it is the same it only means that the adaptor is bad. If you can go to a store in UK find an adapter that is compatible with the headphone you can test it and see if it will work.

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