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Topic # 191576 9-Feb-2016 12:12
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Have you replaced your Surface Pro power cable yet?

I have the oriignal SP which I bought from the US. I went to the Microsoft site and requested a new cable. I had to enter my SP serial # and temporarily changed my Microsoft account country from the US to NZ and it all went through fine. The replacement cable arrived in a few days.

Nice thing is now apart from the potential safety issues, I now have a power cable with a NZ plug at the end, not a US one.




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  Reply # 1488019 9-Feb-2016 12:58
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Yup mine arrived the other day. Really fast shipping considering they probably are dealing with a tonne of requests right now.




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  Reply # 1491078 12-Feb-2016 12:11
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Thanks for the reminder.

Happy with the quality and aesthetics? These guys not really

http://m.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2446559/microsofts-replacement-surface-pro-charger-is-just-half-an-off-brand-power-plug



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  Reply # 1491442 12-Feb-2016 22:46
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It's not the same quality as the Microsoft one but I don't know what brand it is. The part that plugs into the power adapter is a bit cheaper looking and the actual cable is not as thick.





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  Reply # 1491530 13-Feb-2016 10:58
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Aesthetically i'm disappointed, as written in that article, it's a non-specific/generic replacement for something I actually thought looked quite unique and attractive... but we're talking about a power cord here, so I think i'll live. Rather an ugly cord than a charcoal house


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