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Master Geek

  #1901226 15-Nov-2017 12:40
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I did not bother Chorus or Spark further about this and have just cleaned it with a damp cloth every few months. Each time I find less and the power adapter still works fine.
Thanks for posting though, at least I’m not the only one!

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Uber Geek

  #1901227 15-Nov-2017 12:44
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Looks like it needs a little Armorall wiping on it or some other silicon type plastic treatment.

Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself - A. H. Weiler


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  #1901232 15-Nov-2017 12:54
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Could it be rising damp and the pack is getting mouldy ?  (given its warm and will inhibit all sorts growth). 



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Master Geek

  #1901235 15-Nov-2017 13:01
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I tired clean it with my hand but those things doesn't come off easily. I'll try damp cloth then.


And since OP still using it fine after a year I guess it won't catch fire... Well, guess I'll have to live on with it. Thank you all guys.

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  #1901249 15-Nov-2017 13:25
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I would say it's mould, like Goosey suggests.

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Master Geek

  #1901254 15-Nov-2017 13:30
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Let's see - surface temp is 33°C, relative humidity is 48%, and no other power adapters nearby have this issue.


No, it ain't mould.

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