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2002/7/15-17 [Science/Electric] UID:25366 Activity:high
07/15   I need to get a replacement AC adaptor for a device which
        says 7.5VDC 1.2AMPS. Will a generic AC adaptor
        that supplies 7.5V, 1000mAh (like from Fry's) work??
        \_ You meant 1000mA instead of 1000mAh?
        \_ Maybe, but you're safer if you get one 7.5V, 1200mA, or > 1200
                                      I think you mean ~, not >  _/
        \_ I think he meant > 1200, since an adapter > 1200mA is guaranteed
           to supply a current of 1200mA safely.
        \_ I mean 1000mA. So I'm screwed? Fry's carries 300mA, 500, 800 and
           1000, but nothing above that (unless I get a $100 laptop-computer
           ac-adaptor which supplies the voltage but is too expensive and
           I'm not sure would even work.
           I'm not sure would even work. I guess the 1000mA that Fry's
           sells would not be "safe" to use?
           \_ Try radio shack.
        \_ what exactly is the device?  how sensitive to the input
           current is it?
           \_ It's not the input device which is the big worry.  If you
              draw too much power through the adapter, it might melt down
              or catch fire.
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