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Topic # 61022 7-May-2010 11:32
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I need a AC adaptor with the following specs :

AC Adapter
Output : 5V 2A
Input : 100-240V ~ 0.4A 50-60Hz

Its for a Compaq Ipaq

DSE and Jaycar dont have anything suitable :(


Cheap/free is good :)




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  Reply # 327652 7-May-2010 11:40
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Compaq iPaq the PDA? or the iPaq the thin-client?

I might be able to dig something up from my retired-gadget-drawer somewhere...




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  Reply # 327653 7-May-2010 11:48
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PDA thanks :)

I found a 6V 2A adaptor but not right plug... could try changing it but prefer not to as knowing my luck Ill find what the 6V one is for and go "argh" :)




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  Reply # 327654 7-May-2010 11:53
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Can you get a photo of the port? *just to be sure*




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  Reply # 327666 7-May-2010 12:45
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Docking unit



Original charger

Taking pictures with webcam isnt easy ;)




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  Reply # 327667 7-May-2010 12:49
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Ah alright. Let me dig something over the week... or ask my IT people/mates if they got any unwanted lying around...

Oh and what model?




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  Reply # 327672 7-May-2010 12:59
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I have a heap of old adaptors, will have a look in the garage in the weekend.

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  Reply # 327695 7-May-2010 13:45
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Thanks guys :)

Its a HP iPaq 5450




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  Reply # 327714 7-May-2010 14:24
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They're quite hard to find. Plenty of 5V chargers around with USB connections, but they're usually 1A at most.

I was looking for one a few years ago, and the only ones I could find were Sony PSP chargers (genuine or third-party).

I just ended up buying a cheap 12V/5V switching mode power supply (which I didn't use in the end), but getting a PSP charger may be your best bet. Don't know if the plug they have is the same one you need, but you can always solder on a new one.

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  Reply # 327723 7-May-2010 14:36
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Jaycar sell 5V adapters but they're only 1A - I've purchased a few in the past. The only disadvantage of one of these is slower charging time.

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  Reply # 327759 7-May-2010 15:50
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If thats all the difference is, then i can live with longer charging time :)
I'll see what the others come up with over the weekend, if no go then might try a 1A one from Jaycar.

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  Reply # 327760 7-May-2010 15:51
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michaelt: They're quite hard to find. Plenty of 5V chargers around with USB connections, but they're usually 1A at most.

I was looking for one a few years ago, and the only ones I could find were Sony PSP chargers (genuine or third-party).

I just ended up buying a cheap 12V/5V switching mode power supply (which I didn't use in the end), but getting a PSP charger may be your best bet. Don't know if the plug they have is the same one you need, but you can always solder on a new one.


Yeah i noticed the PSP use similar pack..  wonder if anyone I know has a PSP...




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  Reply # 327763 7-May-2010 15:59
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xpd:
michaelt: They're quite hard to find. Plenty of 5V chargers around with USB connections, but they're usually 1A at most.

I was looking for one a few years ago, and the only ones I could find were Sony PSP chargers (genuine or third-party).

I just ended up buying a cheap 12V/5V switching mode power supply (which I didn't use in the end), but getting a PSP charger may be your best bet. Don't know if the plug they have is the same one you need, but you can always solder on a new one.



Yeah i noticed the PSP use similar pack..  wonder if anyone I know has a PSP...



You should be able to get a cheap knock-off on trademe for $10-15. Of course, you never know how well it'll work.


Also, even if you only use a 1A charger, it'll probably work. Won't charge as fast as the 2A, but it should get there eventually. No guarantees though.

EDIT: I see sbiddle has already mentioned this last point.

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  Reply # 327771 7-May-2010 16:21
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looking at the photo, It appears you are replacing a UK version.

If you cannot find one that does the trick, you could always just glue an UK-NZ adapter on the wall-wart as a backup

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  Reply # 327801 7-May-2010 18:59
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The actual adaptor is stuffed..... else it wouldnt be a problem as I have a travel adaptor :)




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  Reply # 328763 11-May-2010 08:25
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Any luck anyone ? ;)




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