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#275830 11-Sep-2020 17:48
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I'm thinking of buying a Synology DS220+ from Amazon in the US and am intending to swap out the NZ plug from my old DS212j into the power supply for the new 220.

 

But I am aware that US operates on different voltages(?) to NZ, so am wondering if the power supply from US is ok to use in NZ, or are the power supplies different between countries?

 

I know nothing about electricity, hence the question. I just don't want to fry the US diskstation when I plug it in.

 

Thanks in advance.


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  #2562474 11-Sep-2020 18:03
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Bet your bottom Dollar the power supply is 100v-220v but that's not the issue, what if it breaks? you would have to send it all the way back to Amazon


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  #2562476 11-Sep-2020 18:07
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check the specs and see if says it supports 230-240v for its AC Input Power Voltage

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #2562477 11-Sep-2020 18:07
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Mind if I ask why from USA & not locally?  12v  DC input so power supply voltage isn't an issue.


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  #2562485 11-Sep-2020 18:14
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Hi the supplies for them that I have seen are 110-240 so should not be an issue, Web site supports that.

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  #2562494 11-Sep-2020 18:19
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K8Toledo:

 

Mind if I ask why from USA & not locally?  12v  DC input so power supply voltage isn't an issue.

 

 

I normally buy local for electronics to support local and for warranty peace of mind, but Amazon is $260 cheaper (GST incl) than lowest NZ price for the diskstation and 2 x WD red 8TB drives, so is hard to ignore


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  #2562503 11-Sep-2020 18:47
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dafman:

 

K8Toledo:

 

Mind if I ask why from USA & not locally?  12v  DC input so power supply voltage isn't an issue.

 

 

I normally buy local for electronics to support local and for warranty peace of mind, but Amazon is $260 cheaper (GST incl) than lowest NZ price for the diskstation and 2 x WD red 8TB drives, so is hard to ignore

 

 

You cannot beat their prices, I got 4 12tb WD portable drives to shuck for $350 each thats almost $300 less per drive than I can get them here.





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  #2562668 11-Sep-2020 20:41
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dafman:

 

K8Toledo:

 

Mind if I ask why from USA & not locally?  12v  DC input so power supply voltage isn't an issue.

 

 

I normally buy local for electronics to support local and for warranty peace of mind, but Amazon is $260 cheaper (GST incl) than lowest NZ price for the diskstation and 2 x WD red 8TB drives, so is hard to ignore

 

 

Good to know.  I see the cheapest listed on PriceSpy is $724.  And I thought GST & import tax had taken the fun out of overseas purchasing..... I guess not. :)

 

 

 

 

 

If you want a 12v adapter I've got a box full.

 

 

 

Edit: Or just buy a travel adapter......


 
 
 
 


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  #2562702 11-Sep-2020 22:10
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The company website shows both ds212j and ds220+ psu as virtually identical ~65w units. Not sure what difference there is apart from part number. Regardless both have separate mains cords with IEC plug ie typical computer/monitor cord.

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  #2562721 12-Sep-2020 00:05
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Bung: The company website shows both ds212j and ds220+ psu as virtually identical ~65w units. Not sure what difference there is apart from part number. Regardless both have separate mains cords with IEC plug ie typical computer/monitor cord.

 

 

 

Or 12v adapter like routers switches, Freeview decoders computer speakers...etc use...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DATASHEET - DiskStation DS220+

 

 

 

 


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  #2562732 12-Sep-2020 05:38
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K8Toledo:

Or 12v adapter like routers switches, Freeview decoders computer speakers...etc use...


 


DATASHEET - DiskStation DS220+


 


 



The datasheet doesn't mention the power required but the oem supply has 12v 65w output. This is likely to be much higher than most of your examples and spares. The only thing needed is a very common "jug" cord.

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  #2562733 12-Sep-2020 06:14
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dafman:

 

I'm thinking of buying a Synology DS220+ from Amazon in the US and am intending to swap out the NZ plug from my old DS212j into the power supply for the new 220.

 

But I am aware that US operates on different voltages(?) to NZ, so am wondering if the power supply from US is ok to use in NZ, or are the power supplies different between countries?

 

I know nothing about electricity, hence the question. I just don't want to fry the US diskstation when I plug it in.

 

Thanks in advance.

 

 

I bought my current DS210j from Amazon 10 years ago and just changed the lead/plug  to allow its use here. I advised on the other thread that this is all that is required for operating the US purchased DS220+ in NZ and that same advice remains on this thread :)


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Bung:
K8Toledo:

 

Or 12v adapter like routers switches, Freeview decoders computer speakers...etc use...

 

 

 

DATASHEET - DiskStation DS220+

 



The datasheet doesn't mention the power required but the oem supply has 12v 65w output. This is likely to be much higher than most of your examples and spares. The only thing needed is a very common "jug" cord.

 

The data sheet specifically states:

 

AC input power voltage100 V to 240 V

 

ACPower frequency50/60 Hz, single phase


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Good to know.  I see the cheapest listed on PriceSpy is $724.  And I thought GST & import tax had taken the fun out of overseas purchasing..... I guess not. :)


 


 


If you want a 12v adapter I've got a box full.


 


Edit: Or just buy a travel adapter......



They use a particular 4pin connector so not likely to be any use, and as mentioned typically 60 odd Watts required.

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  #2562736 12-Sep-2020 07:31
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Bung:
K8Toledo:

 

Or 12v adapter like routers switches, Freeview decoders computer speakers...etc use...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DATASHEET - DiskStation DS220+

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



The datasheet doesn't mention the power required but the oem supply has 12v 65w output. This is likely to be much higher than most of your examples and spares. The only thing needed is a very common "jug" cord.
Input is measured in amps not watts. Watts is output.   

 

 

 

Watts or Amps can be calculated using ohms law 65/12 = ~5 AMPS.

 

The stock power adapter adapter is 12v 5A.  


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  #2562737 12-Sep-2020 07:36
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lol

 

how many routers or switches use 5A? not many.

 

just use the supplied power supply and change the input cable to a NZ one.


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