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# 165628 15-Feb-2015 20:07
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Got one of those Typo lightboxes but they don't come with their own ac adapters. They can be powered with batteries but I am interested to know if I can use the ac adapter from my speaker dock safely (see image in link).

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  # 1239576 15-Feb-2015 20:17
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Doesn't look like it. One is 9v the other 5.4v.



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  # 1239581 15-Feb-2015 20:19
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Darn it. Thought so. Just out of curiosity. What would happen if I turned it on using the adapter?

 
 
 
 


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  # 1239597 15-Feb-2015 20:58
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Most likely wouldn't work. Less likely but possibly damage the adapter.

EDIT assuming polarity is correct, otherwise may damage both.

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  # 1239598 15-Feb-2015 20:59
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probably nothing as the voltage is too low for the device

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