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  # 1438337 1-Dec-2015 09:43
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And dont forget to double and then tripple check the polarity is still the same with a multimeter before you plug it in.




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  # 1438372 1-Dec-2015 10:13
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hmmm seems dangerous for someone with no electrical knowledge. 




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  # 1438374 1-Dec-2015 10:17
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LennonNZ: 
 Make sure you find one with is 12V and 2W (or higher). Thats all it cares about. (Mine was a 3W)


Hopefully you really know the difference between amps and watts.




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 Make sure you find one with is 12V and 2W (or higher). Thats all it cares about. (Mine was a 3W)


Hopefully you really know the difference between amps and watts.


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I have one getting to ushop on wednesday. How long they take from there to NZ? 

I am also after an adapter. I dont want to cut any cables. is there any powersupply thingy I could buy from somewhere?

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Are you sure none of the plugs supplied with this Jaycar power supply will fit? Prolly worth popping in to check fit before springing for an overseas one (if you're in a hurry and don't want to wait / pay for shipping):

http://www.jaycar.co.nz/Power-Products-Electrical/Plugpacks/DC-Output/SWITCHMODE-MAINS-ADAPTOR-12VDC-2-5A/p/MP3490

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I didnt have any great experiences with the Roku box that i owned, I had 2 of the best ones (Cant remember the model) Roku 3 or something.

Both had issues where the software would hang for a period or time and the earphones that it was advertised to come with were completely different. Wifi was extremely flakey on the device as well. 

Anyway, I hope they have it sorted this time.

I actually had better luck with the Western Digital TV as i could set DNS on the device itself.

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  # 1448713 11-Dec-2015 13:20
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My roku 4 just arrived. Pretty quick vai ushop and amazon.
Now, where is the best place to buy a power supply that is compatible? 

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So did anyone find any power supplies that you can buy from any of the NZ shops? Dont want to be cutting any wires.

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  # 1450673 15-Dec-2015 11:04
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Nope but I have a US one that supports 110-230 on its way that should be here in a day or two.

I also took a punt and tried plugging it in with the supplied adaptor, no smoke or anything but the Roku doesn't complete boot up, displays the Roku page and then blanks the screen but the light on the device stays on.




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  # 1450726 15-Dec-2015 12:21
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argh, Might have to try see what an electrician can make up. Really need my roku 4 up and running before christmas so I can give me 3 away.

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Electrician will be no use to you unless they also deal in extra low voltage stuff. Appliance repair place would be a better bet.




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Actually I just had another go with the supplied adaptor and its all working fine. No smoke.




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