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Re: [SLUG] A Driver for a Scanner.


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 
too.)

regards Doug



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
>
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