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Re: [SLUG] A Driver for a Scanner.
- To: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] A Driver for a Scanner.
- From: doug <lemans4@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 08:41:42 +1100
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The average plugpack is about +/- 10%, so 15v-18v should not be a worry. I
would try to find an old notebook p/s, should be a freebie around if you ask.
I would even try a 12v adaptor (eg a Sega one, because it probably would work
On Mon, 16 Feb 2004 07:05 pm, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="doug">
> > Dick Smith & Jaycar do 1A plugpacks. Ortherwise I would try an old
> > notebook p/s as most are around 18v, which would be near enough. Watch
> > the polarity, as there is no standard on those DC power connectors.
> Been at Jaycar today. The only appropriate (exact match) adapter is a multi
> voltage notebook one, marked up to $130-something, which is around the
> price of a new scanner. I'm not fully convinced I should run it out of
> spec. :-)
> - Jeff
> GVADEC 2004: Kristiansand, Norway
> "It's like having someone say to you, 'You should get back together
> with your first wife. You guys were good together'. It's not that
> simple." - David Byrne on Talking Heads