I need to replace a power adapter. Will this one work?

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Old 08-15-19, 03:02 PM
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I need to replace a power adapter. Will this one work?

Hi!

I need to replace the following power adapter so I can use the electronic in a 220V country.

INPUT: 100-120v ~ 50/60Hz 0.6A
OUTPUT: 12.0V - - - 1.5A

And I have one that I found in a drawer which is:

INPUT: 100-240V ~ 50/60Hz 0.6A Max
OUTPUT: 12V - - - 2000mA

What do you think? Am I safe with it?


Thanks in advance.
Guido.
 
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The output on both doesn't specify AC or DC. Other than that missing info you are fine.
 
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The 12 V, 2000ma power supply is fine since 2000ma is 2 A. You may need a plug adapter since not all countries use parallel rectangular slots on their outlets.
 
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Great. Thank you so much.
 
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You still need to confirm whether or not you need an AC or DC output converter.
They are not interchangeable.
 
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Hi. sorry for the delay. The adapter I need to replace says it's AC. However, the one that I found I could use doesn't say anything about AC or DC. Is there a risk if I use it anyway?
 
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Yes..... they are not interchangeable. The plug polarity is important too. The information is all there.

In the SAMPLE picture below..... the red arrow is pointing to two lines. Those two lines signify DC voltage.
The blue arrow is pointing to the plug. The center pin is positive.

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Got it. I'd say they're the same then, right?
See photos below please.

This is the adapter that I want to replace.
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This is the one I want to use as a replacement:
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They are both 12 volts DC. You will be fine.
 
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