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# 212770 12-Apr-2017 08:46
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I know cheap and quality don't go together but there is a cross point between cheap rubbish and overpriced quality. Wanting something reliable/safe/meets electrical standards (not a burn your house to the ground soldered together by a 4 year old in Shenzhen unit with a piece of sellotape separating the mains and neutral). After a laptop style power supply but open to options, want it to power led lighting


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  # 1761989 12-Apr-2017 09:19
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Check out trade me for old routers that come with a 12V supply? If you're lucky you might be able to put in a low bid and no-one escalates the price.


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  # 1761991 12-Apr-2017 09:24
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I replenished my stock when dick smith failed so have not had to get any more since then.

 

A friend ordered a box of 50 legit ones off alibaba.





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  # 1762298 12-Apr-2017 16:22
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I've got a surplus waterproof (well, I wouldn't put it in the rain but supposedly you can) LED lighting power supply you can have for, I dunno, $15? It's just been sitting there since I replaced it with an alternative unit.



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  # 1762368 12-Apr-2017 18:06
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Sorry, must be new, I have a few to buy, what brands should I look for?


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  # 1763487 12-Apr-2017 22:17
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I will have to ask when I see him, but basically looked at a decent quality one that came with a locally bought HDD, found the supplier on there and ordered the minimum they would do as a sample run.





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  # 1764136 14-Apr-2017 07:38
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OpShops normally have a basket of old powersupplies and chargers. Cheap and normally from mainstream brands. E.g 12v 2Amp compact switchmode wallwart which originally came with a linksys router $2.




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  # 1764150 14-Apr-2017 08:34
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Electrical wholesales stock them for reasonable prices.

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